Advisory Committee Member Profile
Adonia Calhoun Coates
American Thyroid Association Inc
Associate Executive Director
Areas of Expertise
Introduction to Customer Experience
Adonia Calhoun Coates, CAE, CMP, is the Associate Executive Director for the American Thyroid Association (ATA). Adonia has many years of comprehensive association management experience. She started her professional career at the American Psychological Association. She then transitioned into government contracting where she served as project director for multiple high-level contracts for a number of institutes within the National Institutes of Health.
After a brief stint at the Association for Community College Trustees working in education and outreach, she landed at the ATA. Passionate about supporting research science, clinical management and patient outcomes for thyroid disease, Adonia takes pride in advancing the mission, goals and initiatives of the ATA. Adonia has served on numerous committees for multiple associations.
She has received many honors to include selection as an American Society for Association Executives Diversity Executive Leadership Program Scholar and a recipient of the Senior Professionals Industry Network 40 over 40 award.