The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association announced that Robert Pignato has joined WWEMA as the new director of membership and marketing. Pignato brings more than 15 years of experience working for DC-based associations providing marketing, membership, communications, educational programming and trade show expertise. Additionally, his experience includes working on strategic planning, sales strategy development, and web, print and social media content.

Most recently, Pignato was senior vice president at the American Wholesale Marketers Association in Fairfax, Virginia, where he was responsible for marketing, membership, communications, event management and industry affairs. He has built successful partnerships in both business and the association environment. He officially joined the WWEMA staff on Sept. 6, and can be reached at

Since 1908, WWEMA has informed, educated and provided leadership on the issues that shape the future of the water and wastewater industry. Its member companies supply the most sophisticated leading-edge products and technologies, offering solutions to every water-related environmental problem and need facing today’s society. For more information, visit

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