L&W Supply, a distributor of interior building materials and construction supplies, announced the induction of 44 branch managers into its managing partner program. The designation is the highest achievement among the company’s branch managers and places the honorees in “a distinguished position of leadership” at L&W Supply, according to the company.

According to the company, branch managers must meet rigorous standards in customer satisfaction, associate development, branch performance, safety compliance, and community development to be selected as a managing partner.

The managers will take on “crucial new responsibilities” within L&W Supply while also overseeing their local branches, according to the company.

“We are excited to welcome 44 new branch managers into our managing partner program,” Dan Piché, president of L&W Supply, said in a prepared statement. “This group truly embodies the excellence we strive for at L&W Supply. Their leadership and expertise will be essential to our ongoing success serving contractors and providing invaluable mentorship to our teams.”

L&W Supply’s 2023 managing partner inductees are:

  • Will Pape of Houston, Texas
  • Larry Arnold of Carrollton, Texas
  • Kenny Duvall of Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Thomas Solomon of North Houston, Texas
  • Kevin Weith of Elk Grove Village, Ill.
  • Aaron Smock of Crown Point, Ind.
  • Mike Borgelt of Olathe, Kansas
  • David Reid of Rogers, Ark.
  • Sheila Roberts of Evansville, Ind.
  • James Hamilton of Haltom City, Texas
  • Stuart Gaines of Manassas, Va.
  • Todd Edwards of Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Matthew Moser of Roanoke, Va.
  • Brian Aeschlimann of Beltsville, Md.
  • Robbie Hogan of Chantilly, Va.
  • Robert Warner of Port Huron, Mich.
  • Bobby Payne of Sharonville, Ohio
  • Josh Robinson of Gloucester City, N.J.
  • David Pae of Harrisburg, Pa.
  • William Kubaugh of Kingston, Pa.
  • Todd Lorenzen of Rochester, N.Y.
  • Jonathan Donegan of Merrimack, N.H.
  • Geoffrey Guyette of Orlando, Fla.
  • Richard Adan of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Tom Perry of Cape Coral, Fla.
  • Eduardo Velazquez of Mableton, Ga.
  • Anthony Cinelli of Bradenton, Fla.
  • Randy Thompson of Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Jason Rice of Boca Raton, Fla.
  • Joe Dorsett of Newnan, Ga.
  • Clint Slocumb of Ocala, Fla.
  • James Glasscock of New Orleans, La.
  • Rick Foster of Bluffton, S.C.
  • Hal Futch of Charlotte, N.C.
  • Wesley Greer of Johnson City, Tenn.
  • Chris Mitchem of Tallahassee, Fla.
  • Gary Barnson of North Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Ismael De La Cruz of Inglewood, Ca.
  • Landon Morgan of Logan, Utah
  • Amy Harper of Benicia, Ca.
  • Don Nielsen of Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Nigel Smith of San Diego, Ca.
  • Manny Inostros of Modesto, Ca.
  • Doug Weatherholt of Spokane, Wash.

Chicago-based L&W Supply is a subsidiary of ABC Supply and operates more than 250 branches in 42 states.