Association TRENDS announces the 2022 Association Executive of the Year: Joseph M. McGuire, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Contact: Jamie McPadden
Phone: (240) 235-0271

Arlington, VA (December 3, 2021) – Joseph M. McGuire, President and CEO, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), Washington, DC, is the Association TRENDS 2022 Association Executive of the Year. 

“The selection of Joe McGuire as Association Executive of the Year was unanimous. Joe has served as an advocate for associations and their memberships for more than 40 years. We look forward to honoring him in 2022.” stated Brittany Carter, President of Association TRENDS. 

Joseph M. McGuire is President and CEO of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), the national trade association of the home appliance industry in the U.S. and Canada. Its global membership includes manufacturers of the vast majority of home appliances sold in the two countries as well as firms that supply and service these manufacturers. AHAM is involved in a broad variety of actions by federal, state, provincial and local governments including the development of appliance energy efficiency laws and regulations, environmental policy, and product safety standards. AHAM is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and Ottawa, ON. AHAM’s website is

Mr. McGuire has significant experience in energy, environmental and consumer product safety policy issues. He has led numerous industry coalitions on legislative issues and has crafted consensus agreements with government, environmental, efficiency, utility and consumer advocacy organizations.

McGuire is known as a leader within the association community, serving as the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Chair from 2012-2013 and earning recognition from CEO Update as a Top Association CEO in 2011. He serves as a Director of the American National Standards Institute and served on the National Association of Manufacturers’ Board of Directors and chaired its Council of Manufacturing Associations.

Prior to AHAM, McGuire was Director, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for AlliedSignal Inc. (now Honeywell International). Previously he represented the air-conditioning, refrigeration and home building industries. He began his career with the U.S. Department of Energy and its predecessor agency, the Energy Research and Development Administration.

McGuire will be honored at the Association TRENDS 2022 Salute to Association Excellence, March 11th, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Also, to be honored at the TRENDS Salute will be the 2022 Association Partner of the Year, the 2022 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals, the 2022 Leading Lobbyists, and the winners of the 2022 TRENDY Awards, the most watched and respected competition for association communications. For more information on the Salute, visit

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