President & Chief Executive Officer
Education: Fred holds a Bachelor of Arts from Northern Illinois University, an MBA from the Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business, and completed an advanced strategy certificate course at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Designation: MBA, CAE
Role: As president of NPCA, Fred leads NPCA’s staff, programs and activities to ensure objectives are attained, plans fulfilled, and member needs are met. Fred participates with the Board of Directors in developing the strategic plan and maintains effective internal and external relationships. Fred serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors and as president of the NPCA Foundation.
Experience: Fred has more than 25 years of non-profit executive leadership experience in associations, foundations and government. He previously led the Appraisal Institute, National Fraternal Congress of America and the Think First Foundation. He has also been active in the Association Forum of Chicagoland, having served as Chair of the Board. In addition to his nonprofit experience, Fred has held senior positions with the U.S. Department of Transportation and in the White House.