2014 Distributor of the Year
The National Association of Chemical Distributors
(NACD) named Jeanette Glose Partlow, president of Maryland Chemical Company, Inc.
, the 2014 Distributor of the Year.
Individuals selected to receive this award demonstrate outstanding commitment to the chemical distribution community, working steadfastly on behalf of the whole industry and NACD
award this morning during the Business Meeting at NACD's 43rd Annual Meeting
, the premier chemical distribution industry event of the year.
was commended for dedicating a lifetime to NACD
, its committees, programs, events and colleagues for the betterment of the chemical distribution industry.
Among her accomplishments as an NACD member, Jeanette supported the early days of the Chemical Educational Foundation and served on the committee that coined the phrase "You Be the Chemist" in 1996, now a highly successful set of programs designed to enhance K-8 science education by introducing the central role of chemistry in all the sciences and in our everyday lives.
In presenting the award, Bill Fidler, Managing Member of Brenntag A.G., and the 2013 Distributor of the Year, praised Jeanette for decades of service to NACD.
leads by example, with determination, enthusiasm, and always a smile.
Jeanette was appointed President of Maryland Chemical in 1999.
Under Jeanette's leadership, the company became a certified Women-Owned Organization in 2005, and gained the prestigious WBENC Certification in 2012.
She currently sits on NACD's Regulatory Affairs Committee and was named a Director at Large to NACD's Board of Directors today as well.