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L&W Supply Announces Promotions

L&W Supply Corporation announces that Dave Ritchie has accepted the role of district manager for the Triangle Triad District, covering the Raleigh–Durham–Winston Salem metropolitan areas; Walter Reinthaler has accepted the role of district manager for the new Mountain West District in Utah and Arizona; and Paul Dean, managing partner in Houston, Texas, has accepted the role of district manager in the newly formed Upper Midwest District.


Ritchie has been in the industry for over 15 years and has a proven track record of growth and expansion throughout his career. As district manager of the newly formed Triangle Triad District, Ritchie is responsible for the management of L&W Supply’s branches throughout central North Carolina.


As an associate of L&W Supply for over 15 years, Reinthaler has demonstrated his ability to drive growth across a number of roles throughout his career, including outside sales, sales manager, steel merchandising and business manager. As district manager of the newly formed Mountain West District, he oversees all L&W Supply branches in Utah and Arizona, including the Phoenix and Salt Lake City metropolitan areas.


Dean is a 22-year veteran of L&W Supply, having begun his career as a branch supervisor in Beaumont, Texas. In 2000, he moved to Houston and has held numerous positions. In 2005 he was promoted to branch manager where he helped grow the business into one of L&W Supply’s highest volume branches. Due to his success, he was named a managing partner in the inaugural MP class, one of the highest honors a branch manager can achieve at L&W Supply. As district manager of the newly formed Upper Midwest District, he is responsible for a number of high-traffic L&W Supply branches in cities including Chicago, as well as Green Bay and Madison, Wis.

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