The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) recently announced the appointment of Vera Stoeva to the position of senior vice president, Finance & Administration. In this role, Stoeva will serve as part of SOCMA’s senior leadership team and oversee the association’s financial assets and office operations. 

“I am thrilled to join the SOCMA team during this exciting time of evolution and transformation,” Stoeva said. “I consider this role a perfect fit for me because it not only allows me to work in the finance and accounting space, but it also provides me an opportunity to be a part of the overall operation of the association. With a clear understanding of our programs, services and events, I can share insight and provide guidance to increase the value proposition for our members and help grow the association.”  

Stoeva brings more than 12 years of experience from the non-profit sector and comes to SOCMA most immediately from the Council for a Strong America, where she served as director of Finance. During her tenure, she instituted a complete reconfiguration of the Finance Department that modernized processes and replaced accounting systems. 

“Vera Stoeva stood out for her extensive experience in administration and finance,” said Jennifer Abril, president and CEO of SOCMA. “Her business savvy and innovative leadership skills will provide SOCMA with new opportunities to optimize our infrastructure and strengthen the association, as we evolve and enhance our processes and programs to mirror those of the industry.” 

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