Robert Batarla, MBA, CPA, CAE
Rob Batarla has held several positions including, Senior Auditor, Controller, Director of Finance & Administration and CFO in many different settings including public accounting, insurance and associations over the years. Currently, he is the VP, Finance and Business Development/Chief Financial Officer for the American Physical Therapy Association in Alexandria, VA, a national professional organization representing more than 81,000 members with the goal of fostering advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education. Rob is also a licensed CPA in the state of Maryland. Rob obtained his BBA with a concentration in Accounting from the College of William and Mary and his MBA with coursework specific to non-profit and engineering management from Old Dominion University. Rob is also a former adjunct professor at The American University but still teaches classes for the American Society of Association Executive, where he sits on the Finance and Business Operations Section Council as the Chair. Additionally, he was a member of the AICPA's Exempt Organizations Expert Panel. Rob sits on the Board of Directors of Vpstart Crow, a professional theatre company in Manassas, VA as the group's Artistic Director.