Johnnie White, CEO, Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for the oversight and management of the Society's business office and executing the directives set by the ASA board of governors and its executive committee. Johnnie is an association professional with more than 27 years serving in a variety of management and leadership roles. Most recently he served as Senior Director of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, where he managed global affairs for the organization and strategic planning, including overseeing a staff of 17 and an annual event with more than 9,000 attendees. In addition, White is an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University where he instructs graduate students in operations and event management. White holds his M.B.A. from University of Maryland University College and his B.S. in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and the Professional Convention Management Association and has received numerous awards and recognitions for his association work, including being named one of the top 40 Trending Association Innovators by DCA Live in 2017. Connect online with Johnnie at ASA, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.