Robert Newman

Robert Newman joined IFTA in 1990 as a Senior Accountant and served in several executive positions before being promoted to Vice President, Finance & Accounting in June 1999; now Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Prior to IFTA, he spent several years in various accounting positions in his native Melbourne, Australia.

Newman served for five years on the Board of the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) and individually as the Board Chair from 2013-2014.

Newman received his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in June 2013. He graduated from Chisholm Institute of Technology in Melbourne with a Bachelor of Business degree.