Nancy Butler, Industry Leader, Retires from ISPA

After 31 impressive years at the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), Sleep Savvy Editor Nancy Butler announces she will retire at the end of the year. Butler passes her responsibilities on to BedTimes editor Julie A. Palm.

Butler first came to ISPA in 1973 and served as BedTimes editor, then in 2002, she helped launch Sleep Savvy.  She also served as publisher, ISPA’s vice president of communications and from 1983 to 1994, as director of the Better Sleep Council.

After Butler’s departure Palm will serve as editor in chief for both Sleep Savvy and BedTimes magazines.

“We wish Nancy all the best in her retirement,” said ISPA President Ryan Trainer. “Nancy has had a tremendous impact on ISPA, helping to shape both magazines.”

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About the International Sleep Products Association: Established in 1915, ISPA is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the growth, profitability and stature of the mattress industry. As the industry’s trade organization, ISPA represents over 600 mattress manufacturers and suppliers throughout the world.