Evergreen Elects New Board & Supplier Advisory Council

Seven individuals were appointed to the 2012-2013 board and nine were named to the advisory council . . .

Farmers Branch, Texas – The Evergreen Marketing Group announces its new Board of Directors and Supplier Advisory Council effective July 1, 2012.

The group’s 2012-2013 Board of Directors includes:

  • Chairman Eric Grabowski of Edge Construction Supply, Spokane, WA
  • President Rich Dunlap of Darragh Company, Little Rock, AR
  • Vice President Jim Beckett of Phillips Contractors Supply, Cleveland, OH
  • Secretary & Treasurer John Jurgensen of Lewis-Goetz/Savannah, Savannah, GA
  • Director Marc Beerman of Beerman Precision, New Orleans, LA
  • Director Tina Erpenbach of Northern States Supply, Willmar, MN
  • Director Michael Mantis of Fasteners Inc./Southwestern Supply, Las Vegas, NV

Evergreen’s 2012-2013 Supplier Advisory Council includes:

  • Bill Ley of JOBOX/Apex Tool Group (Chairman)
  • Keith Toner of Stanley Black and Decker/CDIY
  • Tim VanDeraa of Greenlee Textron
  • Robin Roberts of Protective Industrial Products
  • Dave Steiner of Powers Fasteners
  • Keith Ripley of Diamond Products
  • Dave Weitzel of Tucker-Weitzel (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)
  • Gene Morris of Morris Marketing Group (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)
  • Troy Ebbert of Ebbert Company (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)

The Evergreen Marketing Group is a member-owned cooperative organization founded in 1989 by six construction/industrial supply distributors. It currently consists of 71 distributors with more than 280 locations in the United States and Canada and has combined revenues of over $1.2 billion dollars. The group is focused on driving growth and profitability of its distributors and preferred suppliers through an on-going program of training & education, business development and partnering. Evergreen owns a state-of-the-art 17,000 square foot training center in Farmers Branch, Texas and offers the industry’s only professional certification programs for distributor sales and operations people.