Posted April 28, 2020

Fasteners Inc. names new president and CEO

Michael Mantis has been named president and CEO of Fasteners Inc./Southwestern Supply based in Las Vegas, internet retailer and Professional Contractors Supply with locations in San Diego, Hayward, and San Francisco, California.

He succeeds his father, Keith E. Mantis, who passed away on April 19. Mike Mantis has worked in all areas of the company learning the business from the ground up. Over the years he has worked as janitor, stocker/order puller, shipping and receiving, inside sales, purchasing, accounts receivable and accounts payable, and general accounting.

He was named executive vice president the firm in 2006 and promoted to president and COO in 2018, where he was responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the firm, web development, financial planning, vendor relationships, and marketing strategy. His recent promotion to president and CEO will add oversight of corporate vision, financial and sales strategy to his purview.

Mantis earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He has also attended numerous continuing professional education programs at leading universities including Texas A&M University’s Read Center for Distribution Research and Education, the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

He served on the board of directors of The Evergreen Marketing Group from 2012 through 2015. He was chairman of the board 2014 through 2015.

Fasteners Inc./Southwestern Supply was established in 1987 in San Diego.