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PCA strengthens executive team

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The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, has announced additions to its executive team in government affairs, communications, and finance.

“I think these hires will mesh nicely with our current talented and hard-working staff,” said Michael Ireland, PCA President and CEO. “They, like the rest of the PCA staff, are here to serve the American cement industry now and into the future.”

Sean O’Neill will be Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. He joins the PCA from the Associated General Contractors of America, where he was Vice President of Congressional Relations/Infrastructure Advancement. Previously, he served as Director of Government Affairs at the International Association of Fire Fighters, Specialist Assistant to Secretary Elaine Chao, and Chief of Staff for Congressman John Sweeney.

Nick Ferrari will be Senior Vice President of Communications and Media Relations. He was previously Director of Publishing and Content Development at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He was also the CEO of Erdos and Morgan, a marketing and research company, and Executive Vice President at American Business Media. He has also held senior positions at Crain Communications.

Debra Adlis will be Chief Financial Officer (CFO). She will serve as Treasurer and CFO, while also serving as Executive Vice President of Finance for the National Ready Mix Concrete Association. Adlis has led non-profit finance teams at the National Foundation for Credit Counselling, the Immune Deficiency Foundation, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Before those roles, Adlis worked with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organisation and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.

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