30 years of experience in operations, sales and marketing, Scott Goudeseune leads the senior management team for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and provides vision and direction for the organization’s strategic plans. As president and CEO, one of his most important roles is to drive the culture at ACE and protect the organizational values, creating a healthy, happy working environment that attracts and retains talented employees and allows team members to embody the mission of ACE and live their most fit lives.
Through an increase in the number of ACE Certified Professionals and expanding the impact they can have by fostering opportunities, he envisions a world in which obesity and other preventable diseases are on the decline because people have been supported in making healthier choices.
Goudeseune has spearheaded efforts to firmly establish and enhance ACE as an influential, powerful and unified voice beyond the fitness industry. He is a member of the board of directors of the Campaign to End Obesity, president of the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA) and a member of the board of directors on the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA) serving on the Business/Industry Sector in executing the National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP).