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SRS Distribution Announces the Expansion of Three new locations in Florida, Texas & Massachusetts and a fourth in the new State of Idaho.

By Dan R. Tinker March 04, 2014

SRS Distribution (“SRS” or “the Company”) announced today that it has opened four new locations in four separate regions. They include: a location in Springfield, Massachusetts which will operate under the Heritage Wholesalers name; a location in Inverness, Florida which will operate under the Suncoast Roofers Supply brand; a location in College Station, Texas which will operate under the Southern Shingles name and lastly a location in Boise, Idaho under the Roofline brand. These locations will carry a full line of residential and commercial roofing products and focus on servicing roofing contractors, remodeling contractors and home builders. 

The Springfield location will be led by John Sarno, a long time industry veteran who has been helping in Hartford since that branch opened. John will report to Paul Whelan, the Area Vice President for the Northeast region. The Inverness branch will be led by Wesley Smith, who brings a strong background in roofing contractor sales. Wesley will report to Bryan Morris, District Manager for the Northern Florida area. The College Station branch will be led by Kyle Gideon, who most recently was managing the Keller branch but originally came from this market. Kyle will report to Matt McMurrough, District Manager for the South Texas and South Louisiana area. Lastly, the Boise, Idaho branch will be led by James Phillips, who has extensive sales experience in the roofing industry. James will report to Pat Hughes, Area Vice President for the Pacific Northwest.

Dan Tinker, President & COO of SRS Distribution, commented, "We are excited to continue our expansion efforts in Massachusetts, Florida and Texas, and also to have our first location in Idaho, which marks the entrance into our 36th state. We are also proud to be promoting three of these four managers from within, which is a testament to the deep bench of talent we have developed and will continue to invest in going forward. All the hard working employees of SRS remain focused in 2014 on our long term growth plan by aiming to reach 125-130 locations by the end of the year and achieving record performance in all key metrics.”

Headquartered in McKinney, TX, SRS is a building products distribution holding company that with the addition of this new location will operate 106 locations in 36 states under the names: Suncoast Roofers (FL), Southern Shingles (TX/OK/LA/AR), SRS Roofing Supply (AL, MS), Rowe Supply (GA/SC), Atlanta Roofing (GA), Cannon Supply (SC), Columbia Wholesale (SC), Midwest Roofing Supply (IL/MN/IA/OH), Gary-Hobart Roofing Supply (IN), River City Wholesale (KY), Superior Distribution (TN/MD/VA/NC), Shake & Shingle Supply (CO/KS/MO/IL), Roofline Supply (OR/CA/UT/AZ), Stoneway Roofing Supply (WA), Pace Supply (PA/CT/NJ), ABCO Supply (MI), Heritage Wholesalers (MA/NH/CT), and Sierra Roofing Supply(NV). SRS is a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners LLC.

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