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Florida Manufacturers name Lad Daniels 2009 Man of the Year

 Lad Daniels, president of the First Coast Manufacturers Association (FCMA), has

Lad Daniels

Lad Daniels

 been named “Man of the Year” by the Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) at its 6th annual summit in Orlando.

According to Nancy Stephens, executive director for MAF, Daniels was selected for the award for his proven leadership in MAF. “Lad has been a tremendous asset to our association,” Stephens reported. “He served as a major fundraiser for our manufacturing projects. He served as Government Relations Chair, where he helped progress Florida’s manufacturing presence in Tallahassee and educating Florida legislators on manufacturers’ issues and concerns. And he was recognized for his long term commitment and enthusiastic advocacy on behalf of manufacturers.” 

Daniels serves as president of the First Coast Manufacturers Association, a non-profit trade association serving Northeast Florida. There are over 1,500 manufacturing companies on the First Coast, supplying over 45,000 jobs and generating nearly 15% of the total gross regional product. Additional media information on FCMA is available at    

 Photo Caption: Lad Daniels – President of the First Coast Manufacturers Association

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