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ACD Press Release

Arlington, VA
September 12, 2023

Susannah Williams

NACD Welcomes Joe Donadoni as Senior Vice President, Development


Arlington, VA –Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) announced the addition of Joe Donadoni as Senior Vice President of Development. In this role, he will oversee NACD’s membership and Responsible Distribution programs, develop and execute strategic approaches enhancing the Association’s online education programs, and will  manage the development team. 

“Our members have faced significant obstacles over the last few years and have looked to NACD to share insight and analysis helping them navigate these challenges,” said Lucinda Schofer, Chief Operating Officer of NACD. “As we look to continue growing our membership across the chemical distribution supply chain, Joe will play an integral role in driving NACD membership programs, including our cornerstone program NACD Responsible Distribution®, partnerships across our sector, and educational opportunities. He brings a wealth of knowledge to this role, including a proven record of diverse project management and a strong operational mindset that will help our members and our organization stay competitive in an increasingly global economy.”

“NACD values innovation, hard work, and has a commitment to improving the business outcomes of its members – both small and large,” said Joe Donadoni. “I’m thrilled to join such an incredibly dedicated Association which has a tremendous focus on enhancing member’s ability to drive performance in environmental, health, safety, security, and sustainability practices. I look forward to working with the staff and members to cultivate beneficial programs for the membership, ultimately growing NACD’s reach across the chemical distribution sector.”

Most recently, Joe served as the chief of Membership and Business Development for the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), where he oversaw significant growth in the association’s membership and the launch of new membership categories.

Prior to joining DISCUS, Joe was Director of Business Development for AdvaMed, the largest medtech trade association in the U.S., where he was responsible for member recruitment and retention. Before that, Joe spent 12 years with Citigroup in a variety of sales and leadership positions.


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 implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third party-verified management practice. For more information on NACD, visit