Tyler Cluverius, an experienced association executive and project leader, has been named Manager, Industry Affairs at the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA).

For the past seven years, Cluverius has worked in project management and continuing education for the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). At ASEE, he managed the society’s web-based continuing education and distance learning initiative, as well as managed the organization’s web-based annual survey and publication of the society’s academic directories. While at ASEE, Cluverius also managed several federally-sponsored education and research programs. “Tyler’s proven track record in association project management is a strong fit for our Industry Affairs Group, particularly in working with our various committees and in guiding new GMA initiatives on growth and productivity,” said Pamela Stegeman, Vice President, Industry Affairs.

Prior to joining ASEE, Cluverius served as an assistant at the Irish National Caucus in Washington, D.C. and as a parliamentary intern in Dail Eireann, Dublin, Ireland.

Cluverius is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College of Maryland, with a B.A. in history, and a graduate of The Catholic University of America, with an M.A. in Irish Studies.

GMA is the world’s largest association of food, beverage and consumer product companies. With U.S. sales of more than $460 billion, GMA members employ more than 2.5 million workers in all 50 states. The organization applies legal, scientific and political expertise from its member companies to vital food, nutrition and public policy issues affecting the industry. Led by a board of 44 Chief Executive Officers, GMA speaks for food and consumer product manufacturers at the state, federal and international levels on legislative and regulatory issues. The association also leads efforts to increase productivity, efficiency and growth in the food, beverage and consumer products industry.