SPE Vinyltec® 2020

Ned Monroe

Ned Monroe

Vinyl Institute

Economic and Legislative Trends Through a Vinyl Lens


The vinyl industry – like all manufacturing sectors - has been through a lot this year. During this Keynote session, Ned Monroe, the President, and CEO of the Vinyl Institute, will review the current state of the industry, including economic, regulatory, and legislative issues. And with fiercely contested federal elections just weeks away, he will discuss possible risks facing the industry in the years ahead. This is a unique opportunity to hear about crucial concerns our industry is anticipating and how we can collaborate on strategies for the future.

About the Speaker

Ned Monroe is the President and CEO of the Vinyl Institute. In this role, Ned serves as an advocate for the vinyl industry and leading vinyl resin producers helping to create and execute the strategic focus of the Vinyl Institute to maximize its impact and value. With more than 20 years’ experience in our nation’s capital, Ned has extensive skill in legislative and regulatory advocacy, as well as communications and association management. Prior to joining the Vinyl Institute, Ned was Executive Director of Global Public Affairs with the SC Johnson Company. He also served as the Senior Vice President of External Relations for the National Association of Manufacturers, and senior positions with the Automatic Merchandising Association, the National Restaurant Association and Associated Builders and Contractors. Ned serves on the Board of Directors of the PVC Pipe Association and on the Executive Board of the National Capital Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary. Ned, his wife Theresa, and their two sons live in Alexandria, Virginia.

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