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ACOFP Names New Executive Director

Bob MooreBob Moore, MA, CAE, will become the new Executive Director of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) on December 1.

Moore is a recognized leader in association management with 20 years of experience serving major national and international organizations. He has enjoyed a successful career in building chapter relations, advancing membership growth, launching profitable programs in continuing education and professional development, and creating innovative business models and strategic operations.

Moore was selected after a national search led by Tuft President Jill Christie and Tuft Associate Karen Dunn Caspers. Moore succeeds Peter Schmelzer, MBA, CAE, who is retiring after 18 years with ACOFP.

“We believe that Bob brings the outstanding experience and strategic knowledge that can successfully guide the ACOFP through a changing landscape, while ensuring that we emerge as the leading voice for osteopathic family medicine nationwide,” said Dr. Robert DeLuca, chair of the ACOFP Search Committee.

Moore most recently held the title of Chief Operating Officer of the 30,000-member American Dental Hygienists’ Association. As COO, he facilitated new strategic and business plans and office relocation, achieving profitability and increasing reserves by nearly $300K. At the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Moore was Vice President, Knowledge and Learning. He led the launch of the Certified Food Scientist (CFS) designation, earning industry recognition.

Moore is active as a volunteer leader with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and Association Forum, Chicago. He is a Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) scholar with the ASAE.