Kendra Martin

Vice President, Industry Affairs

Kendra L. Martin brings over 30 years of experience in industry relations, public affairs and operations to her position as Vice President, Industry Affairs for the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS). In this capacity, she is responsible for the organization’s Brand Owners Council, the association’s main point of engagement for brand owners, OEMs, and other manufacturers of plastic consumer goods and packaging. Key issues for the Council include zero waste strategies around sustainability, recycling and environmental stewardship; R&D; product safety; and supply chain transparency. Kendra has spent the bulk of her career in association management, including over 16 years with the American Petroleum Institute, as well as several years with the Air Transport Association of America and the National Industrial Transportation League. She has a B.A. in Communications Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Kendra and her husband live in Falls Church, Virginia with their two children and their black lab.