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NAHAD Announces New Board

Sam Petillo named president.

NAHAD, the Association for Hose and Hose Accessories Distribution, has elected Sam Petillo, president of Singer Equities, Inc., as association president.

Petillo assumes the presidency after serving multiple leadership roles with the association, including on the executive committee, the board of directors, and numerous committees.

“I am honored to be a part of NAHAD and to serve as president this year,” said Petillo. “I served on the NAHAD board both as a manufacturer and a distributor, and I feel I bring a unique perspective on the value NAHAD provides related to networking, education, and most importantly, our commitment to hose safety and the Hose Safety Institute.”


NAHAD 2019-2020 board members include…
Dave Heckler, president, Alliance Hose & Rubber
Ron Rae, technical sales director, Hose Supplies New Zealand Ltd.
Andrew Smulski, vice president of sales and marketing, Distribution Americas, Eaton Corporation, Industrial Sector
Chris Hart, vice president, Hart Industries, Inc.
John Serra, president, Hydraulic Supply Co.
Brent Lilly, director of sales and marketing, Thermoid
Susanna Vandenberg, marketing manager, Flexaust
Jim Daniels, president, Mid-State Sales
Janeece Higgins, president & CEO, Alaska Rubber Group
Dion Gunderson, national sales manager, Dixon Valve & Coupling
Members of the NAHAD 2019-2020 executive committee include…
Sam Petillo, president of Singer Equities, Inc., NAHAD president
Jeff Scheininger, president of Flexline, NAHAD’s first vice president
Jason Westad, chief sales officer with FORCE America; NAHAD’s second vice president and treasurer
Karen Brandvold, CFO & vice president of Omni Services, immediate past president



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