Centergy New Executive Director

Full Association ManagementCentergy welcomes Gordon Crow as new Executive Director

Gordon Crow will assume the position of Executive Director effective April 1, 2017. Crow brings a wealth of experience to Centergy with 30-plus years working with associations and other non-profits.  He has experience in fund development, marketing strategy, and member recruitment through positions as President/CEO of multiple chambers of commerce.  Crow also offers legislative and political expertise through his experience as a past State Senator of Idaho and also as Director, Government & Community Affairs for the Schwan Food Company.

Gordon has begun getting acquainted with Centergy by attending the March board of directors meeting. He will also be attending our 2017 Central Wisconsin Days event in Madison on March 22 & 23.

Executive Hire | CentergyGordon Crow’s summary of work:

Skilled manager with experience rebuilding a chamber of commerce and building the government affairs department for a major corporation. Able to move comfortably among influential leaders in business and politics. Graduate of the Institute for Organization Management, a credentialing course administered by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Elected to three terms in the Idaho State Senate. One of the principal architects of Welfare Reform in Idaho. Chairman of the Senate Commerce & Human Resources Committee, the State of Idaho Employee Compensation Committee, and the State of Idaho Permanent Building Fund Advisory Board. Played a significant role in rewrites of Idaho’s Administrative Procedures Act, Personnel Code, and Worker’s Compensation laws.

Specialties: Knowledgeable in federal and state regulatory processes. Skilled at interacting with local governments, and with identifying and initiating corporate participation in beneficial economic development efforts. Skilled at developing and managing grassroots strategies and campaigns.