The National Confectioners Association announced that Kelly O’Donnell has joined NCA’s Public Policy & Government Affairs team as PAC director. In this role, she will support NCA’s political efforts and manage NCA’s CandyPAC, the confectionery industry’s political action committee.
Brian M. McKeon, NCA senior vice president of public policy, said, “Kelly brings extensive political and fundraising experience to NCA and will play a key role in advocating on policy issues that impact the confectionery industry. With Kelly’s expertise, the CandyPAC will continue to be a strong voice for the nearly 700,000 Americans whose jobs are tied to the confectionery industry.”
O’Donnell joins the Public Policy & Government Affairs team with a decade of experience grounded in advocacy and fundraising. Before joining the National Confectioners Association, she served as the PAC director for various organizations, including the National Association of REALTORS, TriNet, and the Farm Credit Council. She holds a B.A. in Politics & Government from Ohio Wesleyan University and resides in Washington, D.C.