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L&W Supply Promotes New Northern California District Manager & Milwaukee Branch Manager

General News

L&W Supply, one of the country’s largest distributors of building materials and construction supplies, is excited to announce that Dave Hovekamp has accepted the role of district manager for Northern California.

Hovekamp comes from an extensive background in the building materials industry, holding several sales and operational leadership positions over the past 19 years. Most recently, he worked at L&W Supply as the West Region operations manager, helping drive safety and compliance.

“Dave’s personal values and leadership philosophy will be a huge benefit to the team in Northern California,” said Chad Cutlip, West Region vice president. “His resume and career experience is impressive, and we’re looking forward to seeing the kind of impact he can make in his new role at L&W Supply.”

As district manager of Northern California, Hovekamp will be responsible for the management of L&W Supply’s branches in the district, including West Sacramento, San Francisco and San Jose, along with a focus on developing talent and providing world-class customer service.

L&W Supply Corporation, a leading distributor of top-quality building materials and specialty products in the United States, announced that Evan Jaques has been promoted to branch manager of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, location.

Jaques started his career in the trucking industry before moving to building materials. Most recently, he worked as a sales rep for L&W Supply in Milwaukee. Additionally, Jaques spent eight years in the United States Marine Corps, earning the rank of sergeant and serving three tours overseas.

“Evan has an impressive sales record, and his unique life experiences give him a strong perspective on our industry,” said Charles Collins, Central Region vice president. “As a veteran, Evan has proven that he has a passion for leadership and a true team spirit that perfectly aligns with our core values at L&W Supply.”

As branch manager of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, location, Jaques will be responsible for leading L&W Supply’s customer service representatives, delivery drivers and other associates to give them the support they need to provide world-class service.

About L&W Supply

Headquartered in Chicago, L&W Supply is a leading nationwide distributor of gypsum wallboards, suspended ceiling tiles and other interior building materials. From its founding in 1971, L&W Supply has expanded its reach to 183 branch locations in 35 states. L&W Supply was acquired in 2016 by the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of roofing, siding, windows and gutter materials, ABC Supply Co. Inc., reinforcing the companies’ leadership in building materials distribution. More information is available on

About ABC Supply

ABC Supply Co. Inc. is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of select exterior and interior building products. Since 1982, ABC Supply’s focus has been serving professional contractors and offering the products, services and support they need to build their businesses. A 14-time Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award winner and two-time recipient of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award for Best Places to Work, ABC Supply is an “employee-first” company. Headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, ABC Supply has nearly 800 locations nationwide. More information is available at


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Source: L & W Supply Corporation