Kerry Stackpole: CEO & Executive Director

Rolling Meadows, IL – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), the trade association promoting water efficiency, health, safety, quality, and the environmental sustainability of plumbing products worldwide, has named trade association leader Kerry Stackpole, FASAE, CAE, as Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director.

Stackpole has spent over two decades leading trade associations in manufacturing, technology, and services. His leadership helped grow technology associations from start-up into multi-million dollar businesses and established their position as leading organizations for their industry.

Most recently, Stackpole served as an advance team leader for the Executive Office of the President, working both domestically and internationally to execute events on behalf of the President and Vice President of the United States. Prior to The White House, he was President and CEO of Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic, crafting the association’s award-winning marketing campaign and driving its merger with Printing Industries of Virginia. He has also served as CEO of four other trade associations and as an interim CEO and strategy consultant to professional groups.

Stackpole is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and Fellow (FASAE) of the American Society of Association Executives. He holds a Masters of Education in Organization and Management Development from Cambridge College.

Plumbing Manufacturers International is the voluntary, not-for-profit international industry association of manufacturers of plumbing products, serving as the Voice of the Plumbing Industry. Member companies produce 90 percent of the nation’s plumbing products and represent more than 150 brands. As part of its mission, PMI advocates for plumbing product performance and innovation contributing to water savings, sustainability, public health and safety, and consumer satisfaction. For more information, visit