Posted July 9, 2024

BlackHawk executive appointed to ISA board 

BlackHawk Industrial Vice President of Category Management Jim Biel has been appointed to the Industrial Supply Association (ISA) board of directors.

The prestigious appointment underscores Jim's exceptional leadership and his significant contributions to the industrial supply industry.

The ISA appoints a diverse group of industry leaders annually to uphold its mission of anticipating and serving the needs of its member companies, including distributors, manufacturers, and independent manufacturer representatives. These volunteer leaders bring extensive knowledge, time, and experience to their roles, guiding ISA's strategic direction and overseeing initiatives that advance the industry and the association.

"We are proud of Jim’s appointment to the ISA board and his dedication to excellence," said John Mark, CEO of BlackHawk Industrial. "We are confident Jim will bring innovative ideas and a collaborative spirit to the board, benefiting the entire industrial supply community."

ISA CEO Brendan Breen added, "Welcoming the 2024-2025 Board of Directors is an exciting moment for ISA. These leaders bring a fresh perspective and a wealth of experience that is instrumental in driving our strategic initiatives forward."

"I am honored and excited to join ISA’s board of directors at such an important time in its evolution," said Biel. "I have a deep respect and admiration for what ISA does for the industry and look forward to working with the talented team of directors to realize the potential of our industry and build on a legacy of trusted leadership and innovation. This is an incredible opportunity to contribute to the industry and work alongside some of the most respected leaders in our field. I am committed to helping ISA achieve its goals and support the success of our members."