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First Name
Stephen
 
Last Name
Welch
CCIM

Vice President, Education
The CCIM Institute
About
Bio

Stephen joined The CCIM Institute in 2022 as Vice President of Education after serving for 7 months as its Interim VP of Education as a consultant.

As a senior executive and consultant in the trade association and medical society field for the past 30 years, Stephen has helped organizations deliver member value, generate revenue, develop educational products and programs, optimize content development and integration, and build impactful brands.

Stephen has led multiple divisions and business units during his career including publishing, marketing and communications, membership, information technology, and international development. He served as Executive Vice President and CEO of the American College of CHEST Physicians, and as Executive Vice President of its philanthropic arm, the CHEST Foundation. Prior to that, Stephen worked for American College Testing (ACT) working on projects related to educational measurement and test item development and item banking.

When not helping associations achieve their maximum potential, Steve enjoys scuba diving with large sharks, collecting vintage comic books and original comic book art, and sharing his health expertise as a NESTA Certified Fitness Nutrition Coach and co-author of an Amazon best-selling book, The Ketogenic Key.