ASLA CEO Torey Carter-Conneen

ASLA CEO Torey Carter-Conneen

Torey Carter-Conneen

Torey Carter-Conneen joined ASLA as Chief Executive Officer in August 2020. He has served in executive leadership roles for companies ranging in size from $7 million to $750 million in annual revenues and staff of nearly four hundred. Prior to joining ASLA, Torey served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Prior to his leadership at AILA, Torey was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Center for American Progress (CAP), COO and later Acting President and CEO at the LGBTQ Victory Fund and Institute, Divisional Controller of MV Transportation--a privately held North American transportation management corporation--and an auditor at a CPA firm.

Torey is a proud alumnus of George Mason University, where he earned degrees in economics and accounting. He later attended the University of Maryland Global Campus where he obtained an M.B.A. with a concentration on global business management and emerging markets.

Torey is also a volunteer member of ASAE’s Executive Management Professional Advisory Council and sits on the executive committee of the board for Shepherd’s Table--a community organization in Silver Spring, Maryland, providing food and support to people most in need. He also serves on the board of the American Immigration Council.

Torey and his husband Mike are fathers to two amazing children, Drew and Aiden.

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Read Torey's latest articles and op-eds in Fast Company Executive Board:

‘By Any Other Name’: Landscape Architecture’s Brand-new STEM Designation, September 25, 2023
Hurricane Resilience: Hiding in Plain Sight, June 13, 2023
The Boon of Green Infrastructure: Nature-based Solutions Benefit the Environment, the Economy, and Businesses, May 30, 2023
‘An Enormous Responsibility’: The Misunderstood and Essential Work of Landscape Architects, April 4, 2023
Addressing the Wage Gap for Women of Color: An Approach for Licensed Professions, March 30, 2023
Are You Afraid of Your Business's Carbon Footprint?, February 1, 2023


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