Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
As vice president of Strategic Initiatives, John Simonelli focuses on identifying, exploring and pursuing key areas of opportunity for growth, expansion and strategic advantage for ABC Supply on
both the national and international levels.
John joined ABC Supply in 1988 as manager of the Bellville, Ill., store. After several branch management assignments and regional “Center of the Year” awards, John moved on to district management in California, where his stores won several national “Center of the Year” honors.
He was promoted to regional manager for the Rocky Mountain Region in 1997 and was named West Region vice president in 2005.
Prior to joining ABC Supply, John held a variety of progressively responsible positions in branch management, strategic warehouse planning operations and distribution center management for various firms including Michael Walters Industries and Domino’s Pizza.
A native of Massachusetts, John is a graduate of Brown University in Providence, R.I. He has been involved in a variety of volunteer activities in the communities in which he has lived.