Posted November 23, 2020

STAFDA announces new officers 

Brian Gersten is named 2021 STAFDA President; Allan Guthrie becomes vice president.

Members of the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) elected new leadership for 2021 during the Association’s Virtual Anaheim Convention & Trade Show, November 9-10.

Following the event’s General Session, Brian Gersten, Owner of On Time Supply, Suffern, NY, took the helm as STAFDA President. On Time Supply specializes in pneumatic and electric power tools, fastening systems, packaging materials, and specialty items for construction and industrial manufacturing. They have been a STAFDA member since 1996.

Allan Guthrie, Director of Strategic Sourcing at DXP Enterprises, Omaha, NE, was elected STAFDA Vice President. A STAFDA member since 2005, DXP has grown into an Industrial Distribution Top 20 Company. Guthrie heads up a group of Sourcing Specialists providing information to the Supply Chain Services Division nationally.

Two new Directors, each serving a three-year term, were also elected: Phil Cerminaro, Industrial Products Limited, New Orleans, LA, and Ed Stebbins, Northwest Contractors Supply, Inc., Casper, WY.

New members of the Rep Liaison Committee were also announced: Kevin Kennedy, Mountain Borders, Centennial, CO, and Doug Ozolins, Tier2 Group, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.

Elections are held every fall with results announced at the Annual Convention. For more information or photos, contact Catherine Usher, STAFDA Member Services Director, at 262-784-4774 or

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