Author: Rich Gottwald

Rich Gottwald serves as the President and CEO of the Compressed Gas Association, where he leads a team of knowledgeable professionals responsible for providing technical and safety information to the industrial, medical, and food gases sectors across North America and globally. Additionally, he spearheads the Safe Hydrogen Project for CGA. Before joining CGA, Rich served as President and CEO of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. He joined APSP in 2013 and realigned the organization to be a unified voice to protect existing markets and to grow new business for its members. Rich holds a BS in Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE).