NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson received the 2016 Trade Association CEO of the Year award from CEO Update magazine at the Association Leadership Awards luncheon last week in Washington, D.C.
In a video interview with Mark Graham, managing director of CEO Update, Anderson talks about his passion for education, his favorite school subject and the hardest thing about being in charge, among other things.
Only the third person to win the award, Anderson was named to receive the honor by an independent panel of association leadership experts.
Anderson has served as president and CEO of NACDS since 2007. Previously, he was president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association for eight years, and he held senior positions at the American Frozen Food Institute for 20 years, serving as president and CEO for 10 years. In addition, Anderson served on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce board for six years, and he’s the past chairman of the National Board of Trustees of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organization Management.
*Video courtesy of CEO Update.