February 6, 2020 – JDG Associates, Ltd. has been engaged by the Chantilly, VA-based Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) to conduct the search for its Executive Director of Labor Relations position.
SMACNA is an international trade association representing 1,800 member firms in 102 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and Brazil. A leader in promoting quality and excellence in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry, SMACNA members perform work in industrial, commercial, institutional and residential markets. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, SMACNA sets industry standards and publishes manuals accepted throughout the world, including by overseas government agencies. SMACNA’s materials address all facets of the sheet metal industry from duct construction and installation to air pollution control, energy recovery, and roofing. In addition to technical standards development and publishing, SMACNA supports its members with a full range of association benefits including labor relations, legislative representation, research, safety programs, as well as business and project management training and leadership.
Founded in 1973, and having completed more than 4,500 search assignments, the firm’s experience is deep, its reach is powerful, and its track record is extraordinary. At JDG Associates, its research-intensive process and personal approach have resulted in successful senior-level searches across a broad spectrum of industries and disciplines in the Washington, D.C. region and nationally. Its local and national clients include research and consulting organizations; Fortune 1000 corporations; federal, state and local government agencies as well as small, mid and large associations and professional societies. Moreover, as a GSA-approved small business and minority roundtable member, the firm’s thriving public sector practice allows them to provide client agencies with a selection of diverse, highly-qualified senior-executives.
The firm knows that open and ongoing communication with clients before, during and after the process, allows them to build partnerships, deliver results, and become trusted advisors. It also allows them to be flexible in its approach and adapt if a client’s needs change during a search. They become an extension of clients. Its passion, commitment to customer service, and client-centric focus has fueled the firm’s success for nearly 50 years.