SMA President Announces Retirement

April 9, 2019

Richard McGann, president and CEO of Strategic Market Alliance (SMA), announced he is retiring from the organization at the end of 2019.

McGann has served as SMA’s president and CEO since 2016, when he joined the organization following a long career that saw him serving in leadership positions at Scott Paper, Unisource, and Williams and Associates Consulting.

McGann will continue in his current role until SMA finds a replacement, at which time he will serve in an advisory position to ensure a seamless transition.

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