Sherry Stepp Honored with SMTA Excellence in Leadership Award

KYZEN, the global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries, is pleased to announce that the SMTA has honored Sherry Stepp, Global Marketing Manager, with a 2022 Members of Distinction Award. Stepp was chosen for an Excellence in Leadership Award. Recipients of the Members of Distinction awards are selected for showing exceptional dedication to the association and the electronics manufacturing industry. 

The Excellence in Leadership Award honors strong leaders who continue to support and elevate the association. Stepp has been an advocate for the SMTA on a national, international, and most recently at the local level. 

Since she joined SMTA in 2009, Stepp has been an important voice with the Marcom Committee, the Women’s Leadership Program and the Expos Committee. Since 2020 she took on leadership roles with her local Huntsville chapter, first as President and most recently as VP of Membership.

SMTA is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in Electronics Manufacturing (EM), including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. The association has recognized exceptional individual and corporate members for their immeasurable contributions to the association since 1994.

As KYZEN,’s Global Marketing Manager, Stepp has been with the company for more than 25 years. KYZEN connects leading science with care to create the most effective cleaning solutions for each customer’s unique manufacturing process or problem. For more information about KYZEN, or to ask specific technical cleaning questions, visit