Evergreen Elects 2013-2014 Board of Directors and Supplier Advisory Council

Jim Beckett elected Chairman; Tina Erpenbach becomes President.

The Evergreen Marketing Group announces its new Board of Directors and Supplier Advisory Council effective July 1, 2013.

The group’s 2013-2014 Board of Directors includes:

  • Chairman: Jim Beckett of Phillips Contractors Supply, Cleveland, OH
  • President: Tina Erpenbach of Northern States Supply, Willmar, MN
  • Vice President: Michael Mantis, Fasteners Inc./Southwestern Supply, Las Vegas, NV
  • Secretary & Treasurer: Marc Beerman of Beerman Precision, New Orleans, LA
  • Director: Gary Elliott of Whitton Supply, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Director: Robert Devers of A-Jax Company, Jacksonville, FL

Evergreen’s 2013-2014 Supplier Advisory Council includes:

  • Robin Roberts of Protective Industrial Products (Chairman)
  • Tim VanDeraa of Greenlee Textron
  • Dave Steiner of Powers Fasteners
  • Keith Ripley of Diamond Products
  • Kyle Behringer of Surface Shields
  • Chris Tesmer of Newell Rubbermaid
  • Gene Morris of Morris Marketing Group (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)
  • Troy Ebbert of Ebbert Company (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)
  • Michael Cloonan of Flaherty Sales Co. (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 70 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.

For more information, contact Kevin Higginbotham at 1-800-859-8733 or visit the website: