With a staff that has more than 20 years of experience in association management and government affairs, our team delivers dedicated and tailored support to help our members navigate the dynamic changes in the absorbent hygiene products industry. Learn more about our team and their expertise.
Bryan Nicholson joined the BAHP team in January 2022 as Executive Director and has supported numerous national and international trade associations and coalitions in his 12+ year career as an association management professional.
Prior this experience serving associations, Bryan served in various operations management roles with Amazon.com, Avon Products, Inc. and United Parcel Service (UPS). Bryan has a M.A. in International Affairs from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at the New School for Public Engagement in Manhattan and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. While working towards his M.A. in International Affairs, Bryan lived and worked in West Africa.
Bryan resides in Paoli, PA with his wife Catie, daughter Avery, son Graeme, and a cockapoo named Winifred. Away from the office, he chases his kids around various parks between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., chases Pro-V1’s, and loudly supports the Chelsea Football Club along with his beloved Philadelphia-based sports teams.
Malaika joined the BAHP team in January 2022 as Operations Director. She brings to AMS 20+ years’ experience developing and implementing global strategies and achieving strategic outcomes in associations, non-profit organizations, and the US Government.
With 6 years of direct membership association management experience, Malaika has worked closely with 15 Boards of Directors, including their committees and task forces. She thrives on collaborating with senior volunteer leadership to develop and operationalize vision and strategy, and has successfully implemented strategic and tactical initiatives, including focused outreach workshops, conference planning, membership drives and board election processes.
Prior to launching her non-profit career, Malaika served for 20+ years in the Foreign Service, with assignments in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.
Malaika lives in Reston, VA. She is a proud dance mom who finds joy in the noise, crowds and enthusiasm of dance competitions. She is also an active volunteer in non-profit groups, including the Princeton Club of Washington, the Princeton Prize in Race Relations, AMPS, a non-profit organization supporting competitive dancers, and Coming to the Table.
Glenn McDonell joined AMS as a Coordinator in 2023. He brings experience serving on staff with a California State Assemblymember and in internships for U.S. House Members from the San Diego region.
During his nearly three years with the State Legislature, Glenn worked to engage constituents in the policymaking process and deliver state resources to local governments, small businesses, and nonprofits at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Glenn moved to Washington, D.C. in 2022 and did project work as an Advocacy and Research Associate in the Golden Triangle before coming to AMS.
While earning his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of San Diego, Glenn studied state governance in Sacramento as a Leo T. McCarthy Fellow and global political economy on a Semester at Sea voyage.
In his free time, Glenn enjoys running along the Anacostia, snowboarding and surfing trips, rock climbing, learning new guitar skills, and visiting new dog-friendly East Coast destinations with his partner, Johanna and dog, Archie.