Posted October 12, 2016

Industrial Supply names new VP of finance

Michelle Lakin joined Industrial Supply in 2015.

Industrial Supply Company, the largest privately held supply and tool distributor in the Intermountain West (see the Contractor Supply profile here), has announced that Michelle Lakin has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Finance for the company.

“I am very grateful to Michelle for the expertise, hard work, and intelligent support she brings to Industrial Supply,” said Chris Bateman, Industrial Supply’s Chief Executive Officer. “We appreciate the added strength Michelle will bring to our team.”

Lakin began her career with Industrial Supply in 2015. Prior to joining the company, she obtained her CPA license and spent almost five years with a local CPA firm. Lakin has worked for several years in various industries such as manufacturing, software development, and government.

She received both her Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Accounting at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.

“I greatly appreciate having the opportunity to work alongside such outstanding, hardworking individuals,” said Lakin. “I look forward to remaining focused on our customer's needs, as well as encouraging our employees to go above and beyond."

Industrial Supply Company has served the construction, manufacturing, mining, government and industrial community since 1916. This Utah-based maintenance, repair and operational (MRO) distributor has eight locations in the Intermountain West, which serve Wyoming, Nevada, Utah and surrounding areas.

In addition to supplies, Industrial Supply also offers customized services that enable customers to increase productivity and manage their inventory. These services include product specialist reviews, vendor management inventory (VMI), safety training, storage and shelving design and tool repair.

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