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NACD Press Release

Arlington, VA
Jun 30, 2021

Lucinda Schofer

NACD Promotes Six Across Key Department

Senior staff promotions follow new team additions

Arlington, VA – National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) President and CEO Eric R. Byer today announced the promotion of six NACD staff members across key departments:

  • Tracey Pierce – Vice President, Meetings and Events
  • Lisa Vienna – Vice President, Finance and Operations
  • Doug Leigh – Senior Director, Legislative Affairs
  • Caroline Brooks – Director, Responsible Distribution
  • Jenni Jenkins – Director, Membership
  • Aileen Smith – Director, Communications

These promotions follow the addition of Analisa Toma as Manager, Regulatory Affairs, and Nick Breslin as Coordinator, Government Affairs. Ms. Toma hails from the Healthcare Distribution Alliance where she focused on communicating policy-related issues for the association. She has a master’s in public policy from George Mason University. Mr. Breslin worked for Higher Achievement, an education non-profit and formerly was a field organizer for Missouri Democratic Party, Claire McCaskill Senate Campaign. He has dual B.A.s from the University of Maryland, College Park in Government & Politics and Psychology.

“Our strength as an association has always come from our people, and I couldn’t be more proud of this team for the work they’ve done over the past year-and-a-half,” said Eric Byer. “These well-deserved promotions, which shortly follow the addition of outstanding new staff, demonstrate NACD’s commitment to enhancing our capabilities and member services at this formative point in the association’s history.”


NACD and its over 400 member and Affiliate companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through the implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third-party verified management practice. NACD was established in 1971 and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. For more information on NACD and how the association is Celebrating 50 Years, visit