Midwest Region Vice President
As Midwest Region vice president, Jim Welch has overall management responsibility for the six dozen ABC locations that serve contractors in eight states in the American heartland.
An entrepreneur prior to joining ABC Supply in 1991, Jim quickly put his skills to work on behalf of his new company. He began his ABC Supply career as a distribution center associate and progressed steadily through positions in sales and operations management at the district and regional levels. In 2000 he was promoted to manager of business planning and development at the National Support Center in Beloit and also took on the added responsibility as director of customer financial services. Jim was named Midwest region vice president in 2002.
A native of Wisconsin, Jim has a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.