CLDA Appoints New Executive Director

CLDA Appoints New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 22, 2020 - Matt Mantione has been appointed Executive Director of the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA).  He brings almost two decades of association management experience to the position. The CLDA is the voice of the time-critical logistics, delivery and express air cargo logistics industries.

Before assuming the leadership position with CLDA Mantione was the Vice President of Membership Engagement at the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).  In that role he oversaw various departments and functions responsible for sales, membership services and development, affinity programs and marketing and communications.

“Matt brings a great combination of strategic planning, membership development and on-the-ground experience to his position with the CLDA.  We are pleased to have him aboard as we position the association to provide leadership and knowledge to the members of the supply chain during these challenging times,” said Steve Howard, CLDA’s president. “This is an exciting time for CLDA and we will continue to work hard to provide the value that our member’s deserve, to help their business grow and be more successful.”

Mantione is Certified Association Executive (CAE) and Professional Certified Marketer (PCM).  He was honored by the Association Forum & USAE with their Forty Under 40 award.  He is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and has spoken and written several articles on association management.

Mantione earned his BA in Corporate Communications at Radford University where he was also a part of the University’s Division - I baseball team.

He lives with his family Springfield, VA.

About the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association

The Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) is a non-profit professional association that is the voice of the time-critical logistics, delivery and express air cargo logistics industries.  The association serves the needs of its 3,500 essential service members who are logistics professionals, carriers, shippers, drivers, air cargo logistics providers, 3 PLs and vendors servicing today’s supply chain companies. Since 1987, CLDA has provided business opportunities, advocacy and education. For more information see

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