June 08, 2017


WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today welcomed four new executives to its Association Committee of 100 (C100). For more than 50 years, leading association executives have gathered under the banner of the U.S. Chamber’s C100 to network, build partnerships, and discuss current issues. These CEOs represent association members before the U.S. Chamber’s Board of Directors, enhance Chamber lobbying and coalition work, recommend programming, and strengthen outreach to the business and association communities.

“We are pleased to welcome these dynamic voices to the Chamber’s Association Committee of 100,” said Rob Engstrom, senior vice president of Political Affairs and Federation Relations at the U.S. Chamber. “The committee has long been regarded as a prestigious appointment for association heads, and we are eager for the unique vision, experience, and perspective that these leaders will no doubt bring to the table.”

New members include:

  • Stephen J. Caldeira, President and CEO, Consumer Specialty Products Association
  • Robert Cresanti, President and CEO, International Franchise Association
  • Tom McGee, President and CEO, International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Chris Spear, President and CEO, American Trucking Associations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.