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Founded in 1976 by 18 industry leaders who sought to create an organization where manufacturers and distributors of construction/industrial products could interface. In the past 42 years, STAFDA has grown from the initial 18 founding members to 2,500+ member companies. Membership is comprised of 1,052 distributors, 1,130 associates, 22 publishing affiliates, and 305 manufacturer rep/agents.

Georgia Foley


Carla Otterson


Caroline Roberts

Administrative Manager

Catherine Usher

Member Services Director

Board of

Michelle St. John

STAFDA President; Industrial Bolt & Supply; Auburn, WA

Sean Baird

STAFDA Vice President; Hampton Roads Fastener & Construction Supply; Virginia Beach, VA

Steve Bailey

Bailey Tools & Safety, a Total Tool Company; Louisville, KY

Jeff Brown

Brinker-Brown Fastener & Supply, Inc., div. Colony Hardware; Fort Myers, FL

Dan Esch

Esch Construction Supply, Inc.; St. Paul, MN

Brian Gersten

On Time Supply, Inc.; Suffern, NY

Greg Hughes

Kinnunen Sales & Rentals; Stillwater, OK

Marc Krofchick

Crispo Canada, Inc.; Bolton, ON

Tom Leahy

Immediate Past President; Border Construction Specialties; Phoenix, AZ

Al Talbot

Western States Tool & Supply; Hayward, CA

Linda Trotter

Bright Bolt Ent.; El Paso, TX

Liaison Committee

Tom Carroll

CS Unitec; Wilton, CT

Spencer Loveless

Dustless Technologies; Price, UT

Jude Nosek

Keson Industries; Aurora, IL

Stephen Olshever

Aervoe Industries, Inc.; Gardnerville, NV

William Pipp

Seymour Midwest LLC; Warsaw, IN

Keith Ripley

Diamond Products; Elyria, OH

Robin Roberts

Protective Industrial Products; Latham, NY

Dave Steiner

Stanley Black & Decker; New Britain, CT

Liaison Committee

Aime Cedrone

AMVAL Associates; Dover, NH

Frank Devine

Quality Line Sales; Barker, TX

Ian Jones

Trainor Associates; Medina, OH

Bob Koenig

Continental Divide Marketing; Golden, CO

Todd Offner

Baxter-Rutherford; Seattle, WA

John Spadafora

McConnell-Spadafora; Burlington, ON

Rob Wallace

Ron Wallace & Associates, Inc.; Clover, SC