Many association CEOs give generously to candidates, parties and PACs, but two trade group leaders stand out—Nick Calio of Airlines for America and Val Halamandaris of National Association for Home Care & Hospice. CEO Update examined political giving by the top executives at associations with big lobbying budgets. "You can’t have good policy without good candidates and legislation," Calio said.
In this episode, ASAE President and CEO John Graham explains how technology and demographic shifts are forcing organizations to rethink their relationship with members and staff.
From all hands on deck to just-in-case information sharing, a wide range of associations are responding to the Ebola outbreak. "It's a fine line between stoking hysteria and being responsibly prepared," Professional Services Council CEO Stan Soloway said.
America’s Natural Gas Alliance CEO Marty Durbin uses skills in public opinion campaigns to paint sunny side of gas use. With production methods under fire, he leads industry outreach to "persuadable skeptics" with ads.