The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

ACI Welcomes Blake Nanney as Director of Government Affairs

Blake Nanney

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) the trade association for the cleaning products supply chain, announces the appointment of Blake Nanney as Director of Government Affairs.

In this role, Nanney will be responsible for the development and implementation of ACI legislative and targeted regulatory policy with respect to federal issues, laws and standards. He will also assist in lobbying on Capitol Hill for key industry objectives.

Nanney joins ACI from American Institute of Architects (AIA), where he was Senior Manager of Federal Relations. In this role he assisted in legislative and regulatory policy engagement and served as a lead federal policy lobbyist.

“Blake’s expertise in the government affairs space make him an excellent addition to the ACI team,” said Douglas Troutman, ACI General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. “We’re excited for him to hit the ground running, helping ACI continue its support of industry at the federal level.”

Nanney graduated from Southwestern Illinois College (Belleville, IL) in 2013 with an Associate of Arts and Associate of Science and Southern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL) in 2016 with a B.A. in International Relations Political Science.

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and chemical distributors.  ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.