David W. Almy – The Insights Association
Having served as CEO of the Marketing Research Association (MRA) since May of 2010, David was named CEO of the Insights Association upon its formation in late 2016.
"Not a day goes by without a greater appreciation for the remarkable contributions of marketing research to leading organizations around the world," David said. "Insights Association members often are scary smart, powerfully creative and wonderfully real. It is my honor to have the opportunity to help those in this innovative profession advance and grow."
Prior to joining MRA, David was vice president of membership, marketing and communications for the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) for three years. Prior to his work at NATA, David was senior vice president of marketing and communications with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), holding five positions of increasing responsibility with NBAA over 12 years.
Prior to his association career, David was a speechwriter for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Edward R. Madigan after serving as Representative Madigan's press secretary in the U.S. House. He also has been a campaign manager and journalist.
David received his Bachelor of Science degree in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He also holds a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University.
David lives near Annapolis, Maryland with his wife Monique, an attorney, and their two sons, Alex and Cole.