Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), which is the voice of the 7.4 trillion-dollar wholesale distribution industry, and employs more than 5 million U.S. workers, released the following statement as NAW’s Vice President of Government Relations, Seth Waugh, was named as one of The Hill’s Top Lobbyists for 2022: 

“We are honored to have our very own Seth Waugh recognized as one of The Hill’s Top Lobbyists for 2022,” said NAW CEO Eric Hoplin. “Seth is an integral part of the NAW team and the wholesale distribution industry should be proud to have such a talented advocate working on their behalf here in Washington,” concluded Hoplin.

It’s a tremendous honor to be named a top lobbyist by The Hill,” said Seth Waugh. “The NAW Government Relations Team has had countless wins throughout the years that have benefited and protected our industry. This recognition would not be possible without the entire NAW team and is as much theirs as mine,” concluded Waugh.

 NAW is one of America’s leading trade associations, representing the $7.4 trillion wholesale- distribution industry. Founded in 1946, NAW is comprised of national, regional, and state employers of all sizes, industry trade associations, partners, and stakeholders spanning all sectors of distribution. Our industry employs more than 5 million workers throughout the United States and accounts for 1/3 of the U.S. GDP. There are 35,000 wholesale distribution companies that operate nearly 150,000 places of business across North America, including all 50 states.  

NAW’s mission is to deliver world-class programs and services, designed to help the most dynamic companies in wholesale distribution succeed. Our programming is tailored for the CEOs, senior executives, and rising leaders at our member companies and associations. Members engage with NAW through our offerings in Thought Leadership, Networking, Executive Education, Benchmarking/Research, Shared Resourcing. Partnerships, Government Relations, and Public Affairs.