Committed to Growth

AD Industrial & Safety distributors and suppliers are progressive market leaders with a passion to grow their businesses and increase their profitability by working together.

The scale of AD Industrial & Safety allows our members to compete toe-to-toe with the national chains while still offering the benefits that come from doing business with a strong independent distributor. As always, we are passionate about delivering above-market growth and increased profitability to both our distributor members and our supplier partners.

The AD Difference

AD has the programs, procedures and people needed to accelerate your growth, increase your profitability, and deliver vital insights and innovative ideas that move your business forward.

Distributor Benefits | Supplier Benefits

Meet the Industrial & Safety Team

AD Industrial & Safety is managed by a dedicated staff that follows the direction of our members and suppliers through a highly representative committee structure.

  • Marisol Fernandez View Bio
    Marisol Fernandez
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Mike Carr View Bio
    Mike Carr
    Industrial & Safety Divisions
  • Brian Carroll View Bio
    Brian Carroll
    Senior Vice President,
    Supplier Relations
    Industrial & Safety Divisions
  • Tim Babcock View Bio
    Tim Babcock
    Vice President
    Member Engagement
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Connor Pierce View Bio
    Connor Pierce
    Member Engagement
    Industrial & Safety - US
    & Process Development
  • Peggy Penjuke View Bio
    Peggy Penjuke
    Marketing Director
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Ashley Klawiter View Bio
    Ashley Klawiter
    Business Operations Manager
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Lexy Hartman View Bio
    Lexy Hartman
    Meetings & Marketing Coordinator
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit

Learn more about the personal attention and advocacy our associates provide.

Distributors | Suppliers

Industrial & Safety - U.S. Divisional Board and Committees

Each AD division has its own Board of Directors and committees that are made up of AD member owners and suppliers who vote on industry-related decisions and provide strategic and tactical input into all major areas of the organization’s operations.

Industrial & Safety Divisional Board of Directors

Jeff Bigelow
Hubbard Supply
John Duffy
Triumph Tool
Bill Henricks
Chief Marketing Officer
DGI Supply, a DoALL Company
Alex Hodge
Horizon Distribution, Inc
Matt Onofrio
President & CO
GT Midwest
Connor Stallings
Executive Vice President
P&I Supply
Tommy Thompson
Executive Vice President
Turner Supply Co.
Eric Wessinger
Richards Supply Company
John Wiborg
President & CEO
Stellar Industrial Supply
Jessica Yurgaitis
Industrial Supply Company, Inc.


The Product Committee reviews and approves prospective and existing manufacturers, ensuring they are consistent with the organization’s mission and commitments.


The Membership Sub-Committee’s primary mission is to review and approve prospective candidates for membership. Additionally, they develop the membership criteria and requirements for both prospective and existing members in order to maintain and enhance AD’s position as the #1 industrial supply marketing group in North America.


The Supplier Advisory Council offers AD management independent advice and recommendations on a wide range of subjects including strategic industry trends, opportunities to enhance manufacturer/distributor partnerships, and methods to generate reductions in channel costs.


The Industrial Supply Division supplyFORCE Steering Committee provides focus, direction and communication between the supplyFORCE Board and Industrial - U.S. distributors regarding national account opportunities specific to the division.

  • Bill Hanes, President, Hanes Supply, Inc.
  • AD is a phenomenal organization to belong to. Every aspect of the organization is just world class. They bring so much to the table that an independent could not do on their own. If you are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to join AD it's the best business decision you will ever make.

    Bill Hanes, President, Hanes Supply, Inc. Member since 2007