NRCA Chief Executive Officer William A. Good, CAE, is a career association management
professional and certified association executive (CAE). He began his NRCA career
in 1973 and served in a variety of capacities until he left in 1985 to form a video
production company in Dallas, which he subsequently sold to his partner. Good returned
to NRCA in 1987 as head of the staff.
A graduate of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Good holds an MBA from
the University of Chicago. He is past chairman of the board of Association Forum
of Chicagoland (formerly the Chicago Society of Association Executives) and a former
national chairman of the board of trustees of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institutes
for Organization Management. He served as an officer and director of the American
Society of Association Executives and currently serves on the board of trustees
of the National Chamber Foundation, affiliated with the U. S. Chamber of Commerce.
Good also has been involved with Rebuilding Together,® Washington, D.C. , and
completed a two-year term as chairman of its national board of directors. Good lives
in suburban Chicago; his hobbies include playing tennis and suffering along with
the Chicago Cubs.