Posted July 1, 2021

ISA board members begin new term

The Industrial Supply Association's new board of directors begin their new term starting July 1.

ISA’s board members are responsible for the development of ISA’s strategic direction while overseeing a series of initiatives focused on the advancement of the Industry and ISA.

“I am pleased to announce Maria Ford as Chair of ISA’s Board of Directors as well as five new directors joining our board,” said Edward Gerber – President and CEO of ISA. “We are thrilled with the level of talent, experience, and knowledge our directors bring to ISA. Also, we are especially proud of the progress we have made building diversity into our board structure including individuals representing companies of various sizes, ownership structure, and products/service models offered.” said Gerber.

ISA’s board consists of 13 members, including an executive committee and directors.

Executive Chairs:

  • Chair – Maria Ford, President of Commercial Sales & Marketing, Stanley Black & Decker
  • Vice Chair – David Ruggles, President, Martin Industrial Supply
  • Treasurer – Rob Keenan, President, Seco Tools
  • Secretary – Joyce Lansdale, Vice President, National Accounts, Vallen
  • Director / IMR EC Advisor – Robert Cutler, President, Cutler Industrial Sales
  • Immediate Past Chair – Jeff Bigelow, President, Hubbard Supply


  • Greg Polli, Senior VP, Product Management & Global Sourcing, MSC Industrial Supply
  • Carrie Kessel, Chief Operating Officer, MAHAR
  • Jayne Millard, Executive Chairman, Turtle & Hughes
  • Angie Sheehan, President, Werner Co- North America
  • Larry Lynott, Vice President, Industrial Channel – U.S. & Canada, 3M Safety & Industrial Business Group
  • Rafael Astacio, President, PFERD
  • Keith Mudge, Vice President of Sales – Americas, Kennametal

“I am excited to welcome five engaging new members to the board,” said Maria Ford, Chair of ISA’s Board of Directors and ISA’s Foundation. Their expertise will greatly add to the board’s perspective as we continue to shape ISA member benefits and lead the channel forward in new and innovative ways.”