Posted November 15, 2023

STAFDA names new officers

Members of the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) elected new leadership for 2024 during the Association’s 47th Annual Convention & Trade Show, November 5-7, in San Antonio.

Following the event’s General Session, Andrew Hartman, president and owner of Hartman Independent Co., Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, became STAFDA president. Hartman provides fastening and packaging solutions to the construction and industrial markets in Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Hartman Independent Co. has been a STAFDA member since 1981.

Phil Cerminaro, president and majority owner of Industrial Products Limited, New Orleans, Louisiana, was elected STAFDA vice president. The company centers its product offerings around access and safety equipment but also offers a full line of material handling products and custom fabricated solutions. Industrial Products Limited has been a STAFDA member since 2005.

Robert Facca, Facca Fasteners Limited, London, Ontario, Canada, Matt Kitchens, California Service Tool, Inc., Hayward, California, and Will Rue, Fastening Solutions, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama, were elected to three-year terms on STAFDA’s board of directors.

New members of STAFDA’s Manufacturer Liaison Committee include: Bruce Imig, Max USA Corp., Plainview, New York, Ryan Kaelin, Simpson Strong-Tie, Pleasanton, California, Patrick Murray, ORS Nasco, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Mike Sullivan, CS Unitec, Inc., Wilton, Connecticutt. Katie Cornelius, Donwin Marketing, Lakefield, Ontario, Canada, Brandon Martin, Regency Sales Co., Duncanville, Texas, and Heather McNulty, Rouser Group, St. Louis Park, Minnesota.