Ferguson Announces Several Key Promotions

The company promoted four individuals to general manager and another to the position of director of inventory and data management . . .

Newport News, VA – Ferguson is pleased to announce the following promotions:

Chris Brasher

Chris Brasher was promoted to general manager of Fort Myers, Fla. Brasher joined Ferguson as a trainee in 1995. He was progressively promoted from an outside sales associate to sales manager of central Florida and finally direct sales manager. Brasher was a 1998 and 2002 member of Ferguson’s President’s Club.

A native of Lincoln, Ala., Brasher is a 1995 graduate of the University of Central Florida.

Domenick Calabrese

Domenick Calabrese was promoted to general manager of Grand Rapids, Mich. He will oversee five Michigan locations.

Calabrese began his career with Ferguson as a trainee at Denver, Colo., in 2002. He advanced through the organization, holding positions of increasing responsibility, including inside sales, outside sales and most recently branch manager of Fort Wayne, Ind.

A native of Winamac, Ind., Calabrese is a 2002 graduate of Ball State University.

Dana Chapman

Dana Chapman was promoted to general manager of Chattanooga, Tenn. Chapman joined Ferguson as a warehouse associate in 1998 and has held many key positions including inside sales, outside sales and branch manager, among others. Most recently, Chapman served as general manager of the Grand Rapids, Mich., location.

Chapman is a native of Barboursville, W.Va. Under his leadership, Michigan won Most Improved Large Supply House of the Year in 2011.

Chris Reed

Chris Reed was promoted to director of inventory and data management. Reed will be responsible for corporate inventory management, master data, supply chain development and supplier performance.

Reed began his career with Ferguson as a management trainee at Edison, N.J. location, now Jersey City, N.J. He became the manager of corporate procurement in July 2005.

A native of Virginia Beach, Va., Reed is a 1995 graduate of Purdue University.

Steve Wilkerson

Steve Wilkerson was promoted to general manager of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Wilkerson joined Ferguson as a management trainee in 1989 and held the jobs of outside sales associate and branch manager before being promoted to general manager of Fort Myers, Fla., in 2003.

Wilkerson was a member of the President’s Club in 1998 and 1999. Under his leadership, Naples, Fla., won Branch of the Year for 2000-01 and 2001-02, and Fort Myers won Supply House of the Year in 2004-05 and 2005-06.

A native of Greenville, N.C., Wilkerson is a 1989 graduate of East Carolina University.

 

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