Advisory Group

At the forefront of association leadership

The digitalNow Advisory Group is comprised of some of the most accomplished and respected names in association leadership.
This committee of dedicated professionals is instrumental to the design and execution of digitalNow as they assist Sidecar in making key decisions while staying in touch with the real-world issues affecting association leaders today.

Abe Eshkenazi

CSCP, CPA, CAE

CEO

Association for Supply Chain Management

Arlene Pietranton

PhD, CAE

CEO

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Bergitta Cotroneo

FACMPE

Deputy CEO & Executive Vice President

Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

Bobby Heard

MBA, CAE

COO

American College of Emergency Physicians

Carla Balakgie

FASAE, CAE

President & CEO

National Automatic Merchandising Association

Christie Tarantino-Dean

FASAE, CAE

CEO

Institute of Food Technologists

David Schutt

PhD

CEO

SAE International

Debra BenAvram

FASAE, CAE

CEO

AABB

Denise LeDuc Froemming

CAE, MBA, CPA

President & CEO

California Society of CPAs

Elena Gerstmann

FASAE, CAE, PhD

Executive Director

INFORMS

Erik Asgeirsson

President & CEO

CPA.com

Garth Jordan

MBA, CSM, CSPO

CEO

American Animal Hospital Association

Geoffrey Brown

CAE

CEO

National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

Gregory Fine

FASAE, CAE

Former CEO

Irving Washington

CAE, FASAE

Executive Director & CEO

Online News Association

Kathy Trahan

CAE

President & CEO

Alliance Safety Council

Kimberly Mosley

CAE, CPE

Executive Director

Digital Analytics Association

Lakisha Ann Woods

President & CEO

National Institute of Building Sciences

Louis DiGioia

CAE

COO

Colorectal Cancer Alliance

Lynda Patterson

FASAE, CAE

President & Owner

AMPED Association Management

Lynne Thomas Gordon

MBA, RHIA, CAE

Executive Director

American Association of Orthodontists

Mark Dorsey

CAE, FASAE

CEO

Construction Specifications Institute

Mark J. Golden

FASAE, CAE

CEO

American Association of Clinical Chemistry

Michelle Mason

CAE, FASAE

President & CEO

ASAE

Pamela Hemann

FASAE, CAE

President

Association Management Services, Inc.

Patrick Gouhin

CAE

CEO

Angel Capital Association

Patrick Spear

President & CEO

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow

Paul Pomerantz

CAE, FACHE

CEO

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Peggy Winton

CIP

President & CEO

Association for Intelligent Information Management

Peter J. O’Neil

CAE, FASAE

CEO

ASIS International

Richard Yep

CAE, FASAE

CEO

American Counseling Association

Scott Wiley

CAE

President & CEO

Ohio Society of CPAs

Steven Echard

IOM, CAE

Executive Vice President

American College of Rheumatology

Susan Sedory

MA, CAE

Executive Director

American College of Emergency Physicians

Tom Hood

CPA, CITP, CGMA

CEO

Maryland Association of CPAs

Velma Hart

FASAE, CAE, MBA

COO

Construction Specifications Institute

Emeritus Advisory Group Members

These individuals continue to play an active role in the industry and profession, and thus they provide insight in reviewing ideas and concepts and serve as an ambassador of digitalNow in helping to “pay it forward” to new potential leaders and members of the digitalNow community and ecosystem.

Christine Mcentee

Senior Advisor, CFAR, Issacon Miller

Principal, CWMcEnteeLLC

Deborah Sexton

FASAE

Past President & CEO

PCMA

Mark Langley

Past President & CEO

Project Management Institute

Tom Loughlin

President

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