MRO, safety and electrical supplies distributor Vallen Distribution promoted Sonia Timmons to the role of Senior Vice President, Finance, following nearly 5 years as the company’s VP of Financial Planning Analysis.
Timmons serves on Vallen’s executive leadership team, reporting to CFO James Melton.
In her new role, Timmons is responsible for strategic leadership of financial operations. She has been with the company since 2007, and Vallen noted that her tenure has included participation in multiple mergers and acquisitions and driving forward the company’s mission and vision.
“Sonia has brought a robust financial acumen to her role, strengthening Vallen’s position in the market through reporting, planning and forecasting,” CEO Chuck Delph said in a Feb. 12 news release. “In addition, she lives our core values through her leadership in our DEI efforts and community engagement.”
Timmons’ professional credentials include an MBA; Bachelors in Accounting and Finance; and she is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
Simmons spoke at MDM’s 2023 SHIFT Conference in Denver as part of a panel discussion about essential elements to build a strong company culture.
Vallen (Charlotte, NC) was No. 18 on MDM’s 2023 Top Industrial Distributors List.