Leadership Team


2023 Chair | Brigitte Nettesheim

Neil Austrian, Former Chairman & CEO, Office Depot, Inc. and former President, The NFL

Chuck Bauman, CEO, Inspire

Anita Brikman, President & CEO, Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association

David Clark, Director of Outreach, PenFed Foundation

Mark Crossley, CEO, Indivior

Arthur T. DeanMajor General, U.S. Army, Retired, Former Chairman & CEO, CADCA

William Davis, National Executive Director/CEO, Young Marines

Melissa DeunasSVP, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, Leidos

Rudolph EstradaCEO, Estradagy Business Advisors, LLC

Jennifer Fox, EVP, External Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Emergent

J. Neal Insley, President & CEO, NABCA

Chet Linton, CEO, AEGIX Global

Susan Lorenz-FisherSVP, Global Sustainability, ESG Integration & Real Estate, Cencora

Rose McElrath-Slade, President & CEO, Strategic Resources Inc.

Scott Melville, President & CEO, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Brad Mettler, Director of Sales & Marketing, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

Barbara Myers, CAE CEO, IMN Solutions

Greg Puckett, County Commissioner, Mercer County, WV, Executive Director, Community Connections, Inc.

Dr. Ronald Rochon, President, University of Southern Indiana

Robin Strongin, Senior Director, Health Policy, National Consumers League

Jason Sundby, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Verde Technologies

Kevin Walker, Principal, Penn Quarter Partners

David R. Zook, Chair, Faegre Drinker Consulting


Honorary Congressional Host Committee

The Honorable Charles Grassley (R-IA)

The Honorable Bill Johnson (R-OH/6th)

The Honorable Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH/2nd)

The Honorable Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)


CADCA’s Leadership Team are nationally recognized leaders or organizations, who have distinguished themselves as ardent defenders or supporters of drug-free youth.

If you would like to learn more about the leadership team and to become a member, please contact Mia Wallace, Director, Business Development mwallace@cadca.org.