Robert D. Spangler, MPA, Leading Associations Chief Operation Officer and Principal
Rob Spangler, MPA, CSC is a leadership confidant who helps association executives and their board of directors to clarify strengths and areas of challenge so they can make informed choices, address areas of growth and proactively develop their organization. He is co-owner of Leading Associations, which provides training, consulting and management services to organizations, advising them on how to provide visionary leadership, establish an aspirational culture and produce remarkable results.
From training to group dynamic improvements, Rob is an experienced speaker and facilitator for both large and small organizations. By always “meeting you where you are”, Rob is skilled in clarifying issues and needs, as well as helping organization leadership to identify intermediate steps toward stronger organizations.
In addition to his role as COO for Leading Associations, Rob heads-up World-Class-Boards – Board Member Training Programs. He is also Managing Partner of Sobriety Home Partners, LLC which provides sober living opportunities for forty early-addiction-recovery-indiv
Rob earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver and two Bachelor of Arts degrees from Fort Lewis College. He served on the Colorado Society of Association Executives Board of Directors and was Executive Director of the Colorado Human Resource Association, where he created their annual convention and, with a strong team, developed it to the largest HR convention in the central United States.