Posted November 28, 2023

STAFDA Announces 2024 Officers

Andrew Hartman becomes 2024 president; Phil Cerminaro becomes vice president.

Andrew Hartman, 2024 STAFDA President
Phil Cerminaro, 2024 STAFDA  VicePresident

Members of the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) new leadership for 2elected 024 during the Association’s 47th Annual Convention & Trade Show, November 5-7, in San Antonio.

Following the event’s General Session, Andrew Hartman, President and Owner of Hartman Independent Company, Canonsburg, PA, became STAFDA President. Hartman provides fastening and packaging solutions to the construction and industrial markets in Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Hartman Independent Company has been a STAFDA member since 1981.

Phil Cerminaro, President and Majority Owner of Industrial Products Limited, New Orleans, LA, was elected STAFDA Vice President. The company centers its product offerings around access and safety equipment but also offers a full line of material handling products and custom fabricated solutions. Industrial Products Limited has been a STAFDA member since 2005.

Robert Facca, Facca Fasteners Limited, London, ON, Canada, Matt Kitchens, California Service Tool, Inc., Hayward, CA, and Will Rue, Fastening Solutions, Inc., Montgomery, AL, were elected to three-year terms on STAFDA’s Board of Directors.

New members of STAFDA’s Manufacturer Liaison Committee include Bruce Imig, Max USA Corp., Plainview, NY, Ryan Kaelin, Simpson Strong-Tie, Pleasanton, CA, Patrick Murray, ORS Nasco, Inc., Tulsa, OK, and Mike Sullivan, CS Unitec, Inc., Wilton, CT.

Katie Cornelius, Donwin Marketing, Lakefield, ON, Canada, Brandon Martin, Regency Sales Co., Duncanville, TX, and Heather McNulty, Rouser Group, St. Louis Park, MN, joined the Rep Liaison Committee.

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

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