Board of Directors


John Crowder, Jr., M.D.

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, CPA

Mr. Hall currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the NASE, and has previously served as its Chief Operating Officer and National Tax Advisor. He has provided consulting and tax services to small business owners for over 30 years.

James Hambuchen

Currently serving as board treasurer, Mr. Hambuchen has held various leadership positions on the NASE board of directors, including chair. His small-business experience spans 31 years, largely through ownership of an electrical contracting company.

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.