Tax plans released from both House and Senate aim to add excise tax on seven-figure salaries of CEOs and top-paid staff. If passed, top executives with a $1.5 million salary would cost the group an additional $100,000 in tax in 2018. What is unclear is how this tax might be applied to one-time payouts from supplemental retirement plans, common to highly compensated CEOs and executives in tax-exempt organizations.
Two new peer-networking groups, launched last month by CEO Update for executive staff in associations, are more than 75 percent full and are expected to close to new members until 2019.
CEO tackles uproar over drug prices with proactive agenda. "I understand where the president (Trump) is coming from. ... We want to provide constructive ideas," Ubl said.
Many tap those they have worked with—as NCA CEO John Downs did with Chris Gindlesperger—but finding new talent also is crucial. “Members wanted a really effective, mission-driven advocacy organization,” Downs said.