Christian D. Malesic
“ Christian D. Malesic, MBA, CAE, CMP, IOM is a seven-time CEO with over 24 years of experience. He currently serves at the President/CEO of the Silicon Valley Central Chamber, a 75-year-old Chamber of Commerce representing the San Francisco Bay Area. ”
Christian D. Malesic, MBA, CAE, CMP, IOM is a seven-time CEO with over 24 years of experience. He currently serves at the President/CEO of the Silicon Valley Central Chamber, a 75-year-old Chamber of Commerce representing the entire San Francisco Bay Area with many of the biggest companies in the world as its members.
A resourceful & accomplished Executive, Malesic has also served on 20 different local, regional, and national Boards himself.
Malesic is an honorably discharged Air Force Officer, with accommodation, where he achieved the rank of Captain. He has run numerous political campaigns and has testified before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the Florida House of Representatives, and the Florida Senate on behalf of the members of the organization. He also served 4 1/2 years as a publicly elected official as Chairman of the Board of the Central Dauphin School District, the 13th largest school district in Pennsylvania with an annual budget of over $155M.
He received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinguished honors from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. He also earned three Bachelor’s Degrees in: Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University, Political Science from Lehigh University, and Business Administration from Elizabethtown College.
Malesic is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), as conferred by American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) as conferred by the Events Industry Council (EIC), and is a graduate of the prestigious Institute for Organizational Management (IOM), the most highly respected program nationwide for Chamber & Association management.
A resourceful and accomplished Association Executive, Malesic has written nearly two dozen nationally published articles on business-best-practices and is a regular speaker at national conventions. He has won numerous Best-in-Nation and Best-in-State awards from various organizations. In 2012, he was heralded as the nation’s Best New Executive Officer from amongst 737 of his association peers.