MCLEAN, Va. – Dolores Alonso has joined the Food Processing Suppliers Association as senior director of Membership and Business Development.

Alonso will be responsible for developing new benefit programs, strengthening existing member relationships and growing FPSA's membership.

“Dolores brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to FPSA,” said David Seckman, president and CEO of FPSA. “We look forward to working with her and identifying new opportunities that continue to bring more value to the FPSA membership.”

Before joining FPSA, Alonso served 15 years as the managing director of member services and marketing for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) where she oversaw membership engagement and retention, product development, international exhibitions, non-dues revenue growth, brand development and strategic alliances.