Steve Caldeira, President & CEO of the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA), has received the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) 2020 Leadership Award, which occurred during CMA’s virtual Winter Leadership Conference.
With a membership of 260 national manufacturing trade associations representing 130,000 companies worldwide, CMA creates partnerships across the industry, amplifies manufacturers’ voices and connects members to experts and trade association executives.
The CMA Leadership Award is presented each year to an association leader who has done the most to advance and expand the group’s influential work.
“Steve has been a powerful force for CMA recruitment and retention,” said Jay Timmons, President & CEO, NAM, who presented the award. “He’s convened his peers and colleagues in timely CMA discussions and has been an indispensable voice for CMA among the broader association community.”
Caldeira’s has worked proactively and effectively to respond to the coronavirus pandemic for the household and commercial products industry. Caldeira has also provided guidance to the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) as its Board Chair and helped lead the Search Committee for a permanent CEO.
“I’m very proud to receive the CMA Leadership Award, especially in a year that manufacturers played such a critical role in fighting the coronavirus pandemic,” said Caldeira. “It has been a challenging and unprecedented year for the business community, and I’m honored to have been recognized as a leader among so many talented and inspiring colleagues.”