Greg Schultz, CAE
Greg is a part-time adjunct consultant for WA. His specific areas of consulting focus are:
- Association strategy
- Organizational business models
- Program evaluation and impact measurement
- Goal setting and measurement
- Board/governance enhancement and alignment with strategy
- Multi-organization collaborations
- Organizational start-ups
- Chapter and component strategies
- Executive search
Greg has been a driving force behind innovative and successful strategies and programs for association growth for more than 30 years. He has deep association leadership experience and a passion for creating dynamic communities and strong organizational cultures that drive innovation.
Greg has served as chief staff officer for numerous trade associations and professional societies in health sciences, technology and business. He founded, built and sold a respected association management firm that was ranked in Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing companies. He currently serves as chief executive officer of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, a global, multidisciplinary organization. ISHLT is a destination community for members, stakeholders, and talented staff who share a common mission and vision.
He is a frequent speaker on association strategy, business development and marketing. Presentations and articles for ASAE and other organizations have included “Secrets of High Performing Teams,” “Guiding Your Organization Through Changing Times,” “CEO Succession Planning,” Master Your Board Culture and Smash Operational Obstacles,” “Designing Opportunities for Multi-Generational Engagement,” “ Future of Education in Healthcare Associations,” “Association Membership Models,” “Cures for Declining Healthcare Sponsorship,” His writing has been published in newspapers, magazines, journals and textbooks.
Greg is a past chair of the Association Management Company Institute (AMCI). He has served as a board member on the American Society of Association Executives’ Association Management Section Council and currently serves on the Association Healthcare Advisory Council.
Greg attended the University of Illinois and Roosevelt University, graduating with honors in journalism.