Gregory J. Fine, FASAE, CAE, is a recognized association executive and leader with more than 21 years of helping membership-based organizations grow and prosper. As the executive vice president and CEO of CCIM Institute, he heads up a 13,000-member professional association, with members located in 30 countries. He also is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100. Prior to CCIM Institute, Fine served as the global CEO of the Turnaround Management Association and vice president of marketing and communications for the Association for Corporate Growth.
Fine also is actively engaged in nonprofits, having served on the boards of ASAE, ASAE Foundation, and the Association Media and Publishing. Fine is faculty emeritus for the Chamber’s Institute of Organizational Management and served on the faculty for NYSAE and the Association Forum of Chicago CAE prep courses. He was invited to join the ASAE Fellows in 2017 and awarded ASAE’s Certified Association Executive designation in June 2003. A prolific writer and speaker, he has written for FORUM, Associations Now, and Signature magazines and made presentations to audiences all over the world about strategy, leadership, multigenerational workforce, association trends, social media, membership, marketing, and volunteerism.
Among many awards, Fine received the 2017 Association Forum’s “Inspiring Leader” award; the 2009 “Young and Aspiring Association Professional” by Association TRENDS; and the Angerosa Research Foundation’s inaugural 2008 “Publishing Trendsetter,” an award recognizing innovation that advances association publishing.