John Thorner Enters as Interim CEO for AIUM

John Thorner Enters as Interim CEO for AIUM

Washington, D.C. (January 3, 2024) – The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has named John Thorner as Interim CEO. He started the role on January 2, 2024. 

Thorner’s expansive and varied leadership experience in professional associations spans more than 30 years. He recently served as Interim Executive Director at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation and as Executive Director of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation. Additionally, he is a Consulting Manager at Westman & Associates Consulting, where he provides guidance on governance, strategic planning, and operations. Thorner has also served in executive roles at the Academy of General Dentistry and Academy of General Dentistry Foundation, American Society of Anesthesiologists and Anesthesia Quality Institute, National Recreation and Park Association, and Optical Society of America.  

Thorner holds a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Duke University, a master’s in journalism from Columbia University, and a JD from the University of Georgia. He is a certified association executive (CAE).   

About the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) 

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) creates opportunities for passionate medical professionals to improve their knowledge and use of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Through rigorous research, high-quality education, accreditation, and evidence-based training and practice resources, the AIUM is leading the global multidisciplinary ultrasound community.

To learn more, please visit www.aium.org.

About Sterling Martin Associates 

Sterling Martin Associates (SMA) is a leading specialty national search firm conducting chief executive-level searches for associations and nonprofit organizations. SMA has built an outstanding reputation by providing impeccable service to its clients and by placing exceptional talent in associations and nonprofits. Based primarily in Washington, DC, SMA has offices in New York, Chicago, Orange County, CA, and Portland, OR.

Since founding the firm in 2006 with a mission to combine his search expertise with nonprofit board experience, David Martin now leads a highly experienced and diverse team, combining in-depth client analysis with the latest search technologies to create effective, personalized searches. Since the day he founded the firm, David has personally taken a leadership role with every search, for every client.