KBDA Names Distributors to Posts in Group
Chicago The Kitchen/Bath Distribution Alliance (KBDA) has appointed several kitchen and bath distributors to key positions within the organization, the Chicago-based trade association announced.
The KBDA a membership segment of the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) said that Bob Elliott, president of Kitchen Suppliers Inc., in Brighton, MI, and Roger Vanderheide, president of Lumberman's of Grand Rapids, Inc., in Grand Rapids, MI, were appointed to the NBMDA Board of Directors to represent the KBDA.
In addition, Jim Williams, president of the Grand Rapids-based Williams Distributing, and Pete Casteel, v.p./sales & marketing for Kitchen Suppliers, Inc., were appointed as co-chairmen of the KBDA's steering committee.
The committee is responsible for developing educational programming, benchmarking exchange data, and networking opportunities for kitchen/bath distributors and their manufacturer trading partners, according to the NBMDA.