Peter L. Schmelzer, CAE

Executive Director

Peter L. Schmelzer, CAE became Executive Director for the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians in October 2002, having previously served ACOFP as its Deputy Executive Director since July 2000. 

Mr. Schmelzerā€™s 35 years of association management, marketing and communications experience also include employment at the College of American Pathologists, the American Hospital Association, and the Management Association of Illinois. 

Mr. Schmelzer earned the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society of Association Executives in 2000.  He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management in Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana.