Tom Walker Joins ABC Supply as Executive Director of Commercial Roofing

Posted November 7, 2011

BELOIT, Wis. – Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has named Tom Walker to the newly created position of executive director of commercial roofing. 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.

In his new role, Walker will work with the company’s National Business Development team to grow and develop ABC Supply’s low-slope roofing business – particularly its share of large, top-tier customers and national roofers.

He comes to ABC Supply from Firestone Building Products, where he had been vice president of sales since 2007.  

A resident of Carmel, Ind., Walker works from an office there and from ABC Supply’s headquarters in Beloit, Wis.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Active in the Carmel community, Walker volunteers and participates in a variety of community outreach activities and was the United Way campaign chairman for Firestone Building Products in 2009.

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 a handful of companies in the world to have earned this honor every year since its inception in 2007.