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Exclusive interview with Stephen Pasierb - CEO Toy Industry Association

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Stepen J. Pasierb is the President and CEO of the U.S. Toy Industry Association (TIA), the not-for-profit trade association representing all businesses involved in creating and delivering toys and youth entertainment products for kids of all ages. In his role, Mr. Pasierb is responsible for leading the growth, development, and oversight of the Association, whose more than 750 member companies account for 90% of U.S. domestic toy sales. 

Stephen previously served as President & CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and engaging with teens. He assumed the leadership role in 2001 after eight years of working with the organization. Under Mr. Pasierb’s guidance, the Partnership launched several successful advocacy programs in prevention, intervention, and in support of addiction treatment, including the Parent Support Network, which is comprised of a national toll-free telephone helpline and an online support network for parents, as well as an expansive public-private coalition known as The Medicine Abuse Project.