Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc.has promoted 20 branch managers from around the country to the position of managing partner.
The new managing partners include: Steve Colton of Neenah, Wis.; Ray Coxe of Delran, N.J.; Jamie Crawford of Salisbury, Md; Gregg D’Angelo of Youngstown, Ohio; Dennis DeBolt of Santa Rosa, Calif.; Stephen Duggan of Conley, Ga.; Mark Forbes of Rockford, Ill.; Bob Gieseman of East Peoria, Ill.; Brian M. Jenks of Green Bay, Wis.; Allen Karspeck of Santa Fe, N.M.; Chuck Lavalley of Mentor, Ohio; Scott T. Morgan of Akron, Ohio; Jeremy Nickerson of Manassas, Va.; Mike Reilly of Portland, Maine; Travis Schmidt of Chippewa Falls, Wis.; Mick Self of Kenosha, Wis.; Rod Siler of Huntington, W.V.; Kirk E. Stitt of New Castle, Penn.; Jason Torrence of Calhoun, Ga., and Dustin Williams of St. Joseph, Mo.
The 20 new managing partners continue to oversee their respective branches while taking on additional responsibilities. They have become members of ABC Supply’s National Branch Advisory Board, which advises senior management on a wide range of topics, including strategic initiatives, branch expansion, product development, technology, branch operation and company policy.
To be selected for the managing partner program, these managers met stringent criteria in the areas of customer satisfaction, associate development, improvement in branch performance, safety compliance and excellence in overall business practices.
“These 20 branch managers have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and a solid commitment to their teams, customers and communities, and we’re proud to recognize them for their all-around efforts,” said David Luck, ABC Supply’s chief executive officer and president. “As managing partners, these individuals have key roles in our continuous improvement efforts. They serve as vital conduits of information about day-to-day operations in our branches, what is working well and where our branches need new or improved tools and support.”
About ABC Supply Co. Inc.
Headquartered in Beloit, Wis., ABC Supply was founded by Ken and Diane Hendricks in 1982. The company has more than 450 branches in 44 states and is dedicated exclusively to serving professional contractors. ABC Supply has distinguished itself by following a simple guiding principle – take care of contractors better than any other distributor. It accomplishes this by being a “people-first” company that treats its associates with respect and gives them the tools they need to succeed. As a five-time winner of the Gallup Great Workplace Award, ABC Supply is one of only four companies in the world to have earned this honor every year since its inception in 2007. More information is available at www.abcsupply.com.