Greg Bocchi is an experienced association executive with 30 years of extensive management experience in all phases of non-profit operations. His significant expertise includes strategic planning, programs and budget development, financial management, industry statistics/reports, conference and trade show management, communications and industry promotion, executive committee and board management, and management of standards development and technical programs. Greg also has a strong background in industry advocacy, including federal and state legislative and regulatory lobbying, along with building collaborative working relationships with international associations.
Greg was promoted to the position of Managing Partner 2014 and has been a partner in the firm since 2011. He served as President & CEO of The Vinyl Institute from 2008-2011. Prior to that he was the Executive Director of The Powder Coating Institute from 1984-2008, and an account executive at Association Management, Inc., a trade association management company, from 1981-1984, where he provided extensive management support to four manufacturing-based trade associations.
He has been involved in the association community for 30 years through his membership and participation in the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives and the American Society of Association Executives where he is a member of the ASAE CEO Section.
Greg was elected Chairman of the Global Vinyl Council by fellow international association executives, and was named “Industry Person of the Year-2000” by Modern Paint & Coatings magazine in recognition of his significant achievements at The Powder Coating Institute. Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Production/Operations Management from Washington State University, where he also completed significant course work in the Department of Food Science and Technology.
Residing in Fairfax Station, Virginia with his wife and son, Greg enjoys an occasional round of golf and supporting his son’s high school soccer and lacrosse teams.