Bob Moore

Bob Moore, CAEBob Moore, CAE
Chief Operations Officer
American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Bob Moore, CAE, is a Certified Association Executive with almost 20 years of association management experience. Bob currently serves as the first COO of the 33,000-member American Dental Hygienists’ Association.

Before his current role, Bob served as the first executive director for the Technology Councils of North America, an amalgamation of technology trade organizations representing more than 22,000 technology-related companies across North America, where he grew membership and nondues revenue by more than 25 percent. He has also served as vice president for the Institute of Food Technologists, an 18,000-member association. At IFT, he and his team worked with the board and 2,000 volunteers annually to oversee the development and implementation of the society’s content, community, and certification strategies and programs.

Previously, Bob worked with a variety of associations, including technology user groups, as associate director of education at SmithBucklin Corp., the world’s largest association management company. Bob also worked as the director of community-based initiatives at the American Academy of Pediatrics, a 60,000-member professional society, where he secured several million dollars in grants, facilitated grantee best practice sharing, and supported policy development for children with special healthcare needs.

Bob received a B.S. degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Illinois State University and an M.A. degree in organizational communications from the University of Northern Iowa.