High Achievers Rewarded with Expanded Leadership Role
BELOIT, Wis. – Exterior building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has promoted 34 branch managers from around the country to managing partner. This honor recognizes the highest level of achievement among the company’s branch managers and gives these managers a more prominent leadership role within the company.
To be selected for the ABC Supply Managing Partner program, managers met stringent criteria in the areas of customer satisfaction, associate development, improvements in branch performance, safety compliance and excellence in overall business practices.
“These managers have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and a strong commitment to their teams, customers and communities, and we are delighted to recognize them for their world-class performance and results,” said David Luck, ABC Supply’s chief executive officer.
The 2013 inductees into the Managing Partners program are Brad Messer of Muskegon Heights, Mich.; Mike Ford of Midland, Texas; Greg Jumper of Memphis, Tenn.; Keith Juhant of Orlando, Fla.; Scott Toumbleston of Jacksonville, Fla.; Isaac Martinez of Corpus Christi, Texas; Gary Laurie, Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio; Tim Diehr of Fredericksburg, Va.; Sean Cummings of Shreveport, La.; Bruce Brown of Endwell, N.Y.; Gary L. Laurie of Canton, Ohio; Jonas Sanders of Sparks, Nev.; Brian Hubbard of Fort Mohave, Ariz.; Doug Hammitt of Wellford, S.C.; Kevin Ryan of Poughkeepsie, N.Y..; Mick Palazzolo of Springfield, Ill.; Robert Williams of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; Matt Moody of Garland, Texas; Al Sharp of Columbia, Mo.; Nate Lunger of Windsor, Wis.; Jason Brooks of Lee’s Summit, Mo.;
Wayne Adkins of Bloomington, Ind.; Barry Oister of Souderton, Pa.; Matt Belcher of Katy, Texas; Bruce Donaldson of St. Peters, Mo.; Dan Gassert of Indianapolis, Ind.; Mike Morgan of Avenel, N.J.; Katie Kost of Saint James, N.Y.; Frederick Bogdon, Jr. of Schenectady, N.Y.; Joe West of Irving, Texas; Tom Campbell of Sarasota, Fla.; Craig Mitchell of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Shane Meeks of Melbourne, Fla., and Lloyd Hamilton of Tavares, Fla.
The 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.
“These managers interact with our customers every day,” said Keith Rozolis, ABC Supply’s president and chief operating officer. “We rely on them to share their insights and wisdom as we work to continuously improve our customers’ experience. Our managing partners play an integral role in helping to shape the internal and external initiatives that will enable us to deliver more value to our customers and provide more opportunities for our associates.”
About ABC Supply
ABC Supply is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows and other select exterior building products. Since its founding by Ken and Diane Hendricks in 1982, ABC Supply’s sole focus has been serving professional contractors – taking care of them better than any other distributor and offering the products, services and support they need to build their businesses. It accomplishes this by being an “employee-first” company that treats its associates with respect and gives them the tools they need to succeed.
Headquartered in Beloit, Wis., ABC Supply has more than 450 branches in 45 states. It is a seven-time winner of the Gallup Great Workplace Award. More information is available at www.abcsupply.com.