The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

ACI Adds Three to Strengthen Communications, Advocacy and Science Teams

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The American Cleaning Institute (ACI), the trade association for the cleaning product supply chain, welcomes three new employees: Taylor Bradley as Manager, Environmental & Scientific Affairs, Arielle Brown as Manager, Government Affairs and Joanne Oh as Communications & Outreach Coordinator.

“ACI is fortunate to welcome these talented individuals to our team,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO. “We know they will strengthen our core disciplines in our scientific, government affairs and communication departments and help us provide even more value to ACI’s members.”

Taylor Bradley comes to ACI from GHD, an engineering group, and will be managing scientific research and outreach on the environmental safety of cleaning products and their ingredients. Bradley brings to ACI a passion for science education and a strong background in environmental science, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Howard University and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Virginia Tech. 

Arielle Brown joins ACI after having spent time at the Morris, Manning & Martin law firm, the Virginia Farm Bureau and the American Farm Bureau Federation. She will play an integral role in advancing proactive messaging regarding the impact of policy issues affecting the cleaning products supply chain. Brown received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wartburg College and a Master of Public Policy from University of Northern Iowa.

Joanne Oh has come on board as ACI’s new Communications & Outreach Coordinator, joining from Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood Career Center. Oh’s experience and talent in digital communications and writing will be a terrific asset, expanding the Communications team and better positioning ACI to address a growing need for consumer communications on cleaning product ingredients and their purpose and benefits. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University.

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.

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