North American Technician Excellence has named Valerie Briggs as director of marketing and business development.

Don Frendberg, chairman of the HVAC certification organization’s board, said he was excited by the appointment.  

“As we continue to promote the value of technician certification to the HVACR industry and consumers, her marketing expertise will be a tremendous value to our continued growth,” he said.

Briggs was previously the senior director of external communications for the National Community Pharmacists Association. North AmeriNort