Chief Executive Officer
With over 30 years of experience in operations, sales and marketing, Scott Goudeseune leads the executive leadership team for ACE, where he provides vision and direction for the organization's strategic plans. In his role as chief executive officer (CEO), Goudeseune spearheads efforts to firmly establish and enhance ACE as an influential and unified voice within the fitness industry and beyond. Collaborating with other leaders in the fitness industry, public health and health care, Goudeseune works to position ACE Certified Professionals as an essential piece to deliver safe and effective physical activity for all.
Within ACE, Goudeseune strives to create a healthy, happy working environment that attracts and retains talented employees and allows team members to embody the ACE mission.
In addition to his work as CEO, Goudeseune is an active supporter of increasing physical activity opportunities for all people and has served in various positions for numerous organizations and taskforces including the Campaign to End Obesity (CEO), National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCCPA) and the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA).
Goudeseune enjoys experiencing other cultures, working on home improvement projects, staying active, cooking for friends and family, and spending quality time with his grandchildren.