The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Carol Walsh as its new Senior Vice President of Operations. With an extensive background spanning over 25 years in operations and program leadership across various sectors, Carol brings a wealth of expertise to her role, most recently serving as the Chief Operating Officer for the National Association of School Nurses.

“We are thrilled to welcome Carol to the NAW team,” said Eric Hoplin, CEO of NAW. “Her exceptional leadership qualities will be invaluable as we continue to experience rapid growth and expansion.”

“I’m thrilled to join NAW during this exciting period of growth, particularly with the recent acquisition of MDM,” said Walsh. It’s an exciting opportunity to contribute to NAW’s mission of delivering unparalleled member value.”

Alongside Carol, Brian Lieberman joins NAW as the Director of Product Sales, leveraging nearly two decades of sales and marketing experience. Brian’s expertise in online lead generation campaigns and sales strategies, will contribute significantly to NAW’s growth initiatives, particularly in analytics offerings aimed at enhancing sales efficiency for distributors.

Additionally, NAW welcomes Yuri Stern as the new Director of Data Management. Yuri brings a wealth of experience from both private and public sectors, focusing on enhancing data management and business processes.

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) is one of America’s leading trade associations, representing the $8.2 trillion wholesale distribution industry. Our industry employs more than 6 million workers throughout the United States, accounting for 1/3 of the U.S. GDP. 35,000 wholesale distribution companies operate in nearly 150,000 places of business across North America, including all 50 states. Learn more.