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International Safety Equipment Association Hires New President & CEO

ISEA President & CEO Cam MackeyWashington D.C. (May 20, 2022) – The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) recently announced Cam Mackey has been hired as incoming President & CEO, effective June 1, 2022. Mackey brings over two decades of professional experience, including leadership roles spanning nonprofit, association, manufacturing, and technology sectors.

Mackey joins ISEA from his most recent role serving as Executive Director for the Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), a non-profit organization that provides businesses with best practices, training, and professional development. Before SCIP, Mackey grew his professional career with a variety of roles with Manufacturers Alliance. In 2015, Mackey was promoted to his final role with the Manufacturers Alliance, Senior Vice President, Operations. He was responsible for everything the organization did that created value for members, including training, education, in-person and virtual events, and best practices.

About ISEA

Founded in 1933, ISEA is a 501(c)(6) membership association that represents personal protective equipment (PPE) and personal protective technologies (PPT) manufacturers, distributers, suppliers, and test labs. Its mission is to support and promote the common business interests of its member companies, which are united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of people who work in dangerous and potentially harmful environments.

ISEA fulfills this commitment to its membership by recommending and setting standards, providing training and workforce programs and offering a forum for knowledge access and exchange. ISEA runs market intelligence programs, meetings, and conferences, and links its members with other associations and professional societies. ISEA sets industry standards and practices and sponsors a training course for industry sales and marketing personnel, the Qualified Safety Sales Professional certification. The organization is the voice of the industry before Congress and regulatory agencies, and a source of information on government issues and activities.

About SMA

Sterling Martin Associates is a leading, specialty national search firm conducting chief executive-level searches for associations and nonprofit organizations. SMA has built an outstanding reputation by providing impeccable service to clients and by placing exceptional talent in associations and nonprofits. Based in Washington, DC, SMA has offices in New York, Chicago, Orange County, CA, and Portland, OR.
Founding the firm in 2006 with a mission to combine his search expertise with nonprofit board experience, David Martin now leads a highly experienced, diverse team of 15, combining in-depth client analysis with the latest search technologies to create effective, personalized searches. Since the day he founded the firm, David has personally taken a leadership role with every search, for every client.