Board of Directors

Ryan Hall

With over 15 years of experience in various accounting, tax and finance roles, Ryan brings a wealth of experience to our members. His small business experience spans a wide range, from starting an independent consulting business, to converting a woodworking hobby into a custom furniture shop out of his garage.

John Crowder

A physician with 36 years experience, Dr. Crowder specializes in ophthalmology. He has held various leadership roles in the medical community, including director of an emergency room, chief of staff of a community hospital, and positions on the board of a foundation and eye surgery center.

Keith R. Hall

President and Chief Executive Officer

Keith was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981. He began his career with the public accounting firm of KPMG and has worked with and on behalf of the NASE since 1991. Of his many duties with the NASE, his passion remains answering tax and financial questions every day directly from NASE members via Ask the Experts.

Scott Scribner

Mr. Scribner brings to the NASE board over 25 years of small-business expertise. As a real estate professional and investor, he has an extensive background in both sales and investment and currently leads a successful real estate sales team. Formerly a commercial bank president and CEO, he has broad experience in many of the issues surrounding small business, including finance, management and business strategy.

John Wright

Mr. Wright created, developed and managed his own business center/travel agency for 15 years. Prior experiences include 22 years within the air transportation industry where he has held various positions in sales and management.

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