The Autism Society of America confirms that President/CEO, Scott Badesch, will retire in early 2020 to spend more time with his family after a forty-year, successful career dedicated to helping people. Scott will transition out of the organization to welcome in a new President/CEO to continue fulfilling the mission and vision of the Autism Society, to improve the quality of life for all affected by autism.

After a ten-year tenure with the Autism Society of America, Scott has been dedicated to improving the health of this organization, rebuilding a trusting, growing relationship between national and our affiliate network, and furthering the reach of the Autism Society of America and the people we support.

Scott is committed to the team he’s built, his accessibility to affiliates and our constituents, and his unwavering belief that we can build an inclusive society that offers opportunities for everyone to live a quality, meaningful life.

Above all, his passion is a driving force of good with everything he sets out to accomplish. It is evident that he loves his job because he loves helping people, it’s what makes him happy.

Scott, we thank you for your work ethic, commitment and your passion throughout your ten-year tenure, and wish you nothing but success and great happiness in retirement.

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We are dedicated to finding our next CEO who will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction toward achieving Autism Society of America’s goals and vision. This highly visible and hands-on executive will be responsible for the leadership, management, and the growth of the organization, as well as exhibiting passion, dedication, and commitment to the community we serve.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying, please review the job description and application process here.