Speakers
Troy Nix
Executive Director
Manufacturers Association for Plastic Processors (MAPP)

Troy is the founder, president, and CEO of First Resource, Inc. the only association management company focused exclusively on providing value to America’s manufacturers through innovative association management practices.

A twenty-year veteran of the manufacturing sector, Nix serves as the founding executive director of the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) and the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM), as well as executive director of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA). Nix also founded the Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference, which is one of the manufacturing sector’s fastest growing and most innovative events.

He is a military veteran and proud graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management. Prior to his experience in manufacturing association management, he worked in economic development, specifically focused on developing the plastics industry in Indiana, and as Department Manager at Mobil Oil.