The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation announced that Daniel Quinonez joined the staff team as executive director as of June 1. With a rich background in association management and public affairs, Quinonez brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to lead the foundation in its mission to support the plumbing, heating, and cooling industry.
Before joining the PHCC Educational Foundation, Quinonez served as a senior account executive for the Kellen Co., a prominent association management company. In this capacity, he served as the executive director for the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Professional Electrical Apparatus Reconditioning League (PEARL), playing a pivotal role in expanding and promoting these organizations through various initiatives, including education, outreach, technical advancement, and advocacy.
Quinonez’s career has taken him across the country, representing esteemed organizations within the building industry. Notably, he served the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in Washington D.C., where he advocated for the home building community. His expertise also contributed to the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.
In addition to his accomplishments in association management, Quinonez has a distinguished military background. He served in the United States Army Reserves for 12 years, demonstrating his commitment to public service.
Expressing his excitement about his new role, Quinonez stated his dedication to serving the Foundation and promoting the growth and progress of the plumbing, heating, and cooling industry. With his background and extensive experience, he aims to contribute to the foundation’s educational mission and advance the industry’s development.