Posted January 4, 2019

Stellar Industrial Supply revamps sales leadership team

Stellar Industrial Supply announced several promotions and changes to its sales and commercial team leadership.

The new structure positions Stellar for accelerated market growth while streamlining supplier and customer engagement for existing customers, the Tacoma, Washington-based company said.

Colin Brown
 Colin Brown

Colin Brown, formerly industrial vice president sales and business development – Northwest region is now vice president sales – National. In this newly created role, Brown will oversee all aspects of the company’s commercial team. He will also be a member of the company’s senior leadership team.

John Baker, formerly metalworking sales manager, was promoted to vice president sales and business development – Northwest region.

Alfie Gallegos, formerly southwest sales manager, was promoted to vice president sales and business development – Southwest region.

Michael Skramstad, formerly solutions operation manager, was promoted to director of supply chain solutions.

Additional changes included naming Mitch Davis vice president sales - Boeing; naming Phil Canipe and Brian Bassett vice presidents strategic accounts.

“Stellar Industrial Supply has an excellent corps of specialists who will now report to each region’s VP Sales & Business Development, who in turn will report to Colin Brown. Colin Brown has proven to be a highly effective executive with great communication, coaching and collaboration skills. Under his leadership, Stellar can go to a whole new level in terms of growth, customer and supplier engagement and building and developing our commercial team,” said John S. Wiborg, Stellar Industrial Supply president and CEO .