Staff

Heidi Brock President & CEO

Heidi Biggs Brock joined the Aluminum Association as President in October 2011 and became CEO in October 2013. Before joining the Association, she was Vice-President of Federal and International Affairs leading the Washington DC office of Weyerhaeuser, a Fortune 500 company. 

Madeleine Smith Executive Assistant to the President and CEO
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Madeleine Smith joined the Aluminum Association in May of 2017 as the Executive Assistant to the President & CEO. Madeleine coordinates internal and external meetings, handles correspondence and communications and special projects for the President as well as assist other members of the Senior Leadership Team as needed. 

Karen Bowden Vice President, Finance & Administration, Corporate Secretary & Treasurer

Karen Bowden joined the Aluminum Association in March 2006 and was promoted to Vice President and Corporate Treasurer in May 2007. She is responsible for managing the financial and accounting functions of the Association as well as Human Resources, IT and Facilities Management.

Julia Gazizova Accounting Specialist

Julia Gazizova joined the Association in 2014 as Accounting Specialist. She is responsible for assisting the Vice President, Administration & Corporate Treasurer in financial activities and accounting functions.  

Joe Quinn Vice President, Public Affairs
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Joe Quinn joined the Association in July 2013 as the Vice President of Public Affairs.  In this role, Quinn oversees policy communications, advocacy strategies and media relations.

Matt Meenan Senior Director of Public Affairs
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Matt Meenan joined the Aluminum Association in December of 2012. As Senior Director of Public Affairs, Meenan runs day-to-day media operations and all external facing communications for the association. 

Francesca Licari Senior Public Affairs Specialist for Publications and Events
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Francesca Licari joined the Aluminum Association in September 2014.  In her current role Francesca manages events for the Association and is in charge of the publications it releases.  For bookstore issues, please contact Francesca.

Katie Rosebrook Public Affairs Specialist
703-358-2966

Katie Rosebrook joined the Aluminum Association in September 2017 as the Public Affairs Specialist. In this role, Rosebrook manages the association’s digital advocacy, assists with day-to-day media operations and coordinates member communication. 

Lauren Wilk Vice President, Policy & International Trade
703.358.2981

Lauren Wilk joined the Aluminum Association in October 2017 as the Vice President, Policy & International Trade. In this role, Wilk leads association’s policy department, advancing policy outcomes for the domestic aluminum industry and advocating for the industry’s interests on international trade. 

Curt Wells Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs

Curt joined the association in March 2014 and provides leadership for the industry on a range of environmental, health, safety, and other regulatory issues.

Ryan Olsen Vice President, Business Information & Statistics

Ryan Olsen joined the Aluminum Association in February of 2014 as the Vice President of Business Information and Statistics.  In this role, Olsen directs the Association's North American aluminum industry statistical program, which provides vital market insight and publishes a number of reports covering every segment of the market.

Jinlong Marshall Wang Senior Sustainability Specialist

Jinlong Marshall Wang is the Senior Environmental/Sustainability Specialist of the Aluminum Association. He also serves as a member of the Sustainable Aluminium Working Group and the Environment & Energy Committee of the International Aluminium Institute. 

Hank Sattlethight Manager, Statistical Programs

Hank Sattlethight works as Senior Staff, Statistical Programs for the Aluminum Association. Hank joined the Association in September 1995 and has managed the Association’s statistical program since that time. 

John Weritz Vice President, Standards & Technology

John Weritz joined the Association in July, 2012, coming from Wise Alloys, where he had served as Metallurgy Manager since 2007. In that role, he was responsible for developing and improving manufacturing methods for Wise's products.

Jack Cowie Director of Standards and Technology
703-358-2978

Jack Cowie joined the Aluminum Association, based in Arlington, Virginia, in June 2017.  He is responsible for assisting the Vice President, Standards & Technology in the development and maintenance of aluminum alloy standards.

Debra Weston Senior Technical Assistant

Debra Weston joined the association in September 2006 and works as the Senior Technical Assistant for the Standards & Technology Department. 

Bethany Murphy Membership Consultant
571-814-3424

Bethany Murphy serves as the Membership Consultant for the Aluminum Association.