National Plasterers Council Names Chris Marcano as Executive Director

The National Plasterers Council (NPC) Board of Directors unanimously elected Chris Marcano as the NPC’s executive director, effective May 1, 2024.

“Chris brings a wealth of knowledge in executive leadership, marketing and education to the industry," says Shaun Goldberg, chairperson of the NPC. "This knowledge, along with Chris’ passion for educating and industry advocacy, will serve to continue to increase the value of the NPC for members and the swimming pool trades."

Mr. Marcano’s more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing and educating to the pool industry has cultivated a deep understanding of the intricacies in the field.

"Mr. Marcano has been an active NPC member and participant in several NPC programs," continues Goldberg. “Chris has a keen understanding of the NPC. He has been an active contributor to the NPC’s marketing and education committees. Additionally, Chris is a co-host of the NPC podcast, 'Smooth Finish.' We know he’ll continue to share his expertise and grow the NPC. The NPC is extremely excited to have Chris in the Executive Director role.”

Beyond the NPC, Mr. Marcano also has extensive involvement with the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) on several committees.

“As the NPC continues to grow in membership and programs, the Board of Directors and I believe the timing was right to find the next Executive Director; someone who will take the NPC to the next level. Chris is that person," comments NPC’s outgoing executive director, Jeff Henderson.

“Based in the heart of America, Kansas City, I find joy in all things pool and spa," says Marcano. "I’m looking forward to bringing my professionalism and dedication for the industry directly to the NPC. The NPC continues to develop membership programs for all facets of the industry and I’m looking forward to continue the professional development across the entire membership base.”

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