Steve Margolius 2019

Steve Margolius

President and CEO

Steven N. Margolius, joined Distribution International (DI) as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in June 2017. He has more than thirty years of operational and financial leadership experience in industrial distribution and manufacturing industries earned while serving at HD Supply, Arrow Electronics and GE.

Prior to joining DI, Steve was a senior leader in multiple HD Supply (HDS) businesses before and after HDS became a publicly traded company. In HD Supply’s largest business unit, Facilities Maintenance, he was Chief Sales Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Other roles during his ten years of service at HD Supply include CEO and President of HD Supply Power Solutions, Chief Commercial Officer for HD Supply, Chief Operating Officer for Power Solutions and President of HD Supply’s Electrical and Plumbing/HVAC business.

Mr. Margolius served as Vice President of Finance and Support Services for Arrow Electronics, North American Components Division from 2001 to 2006. In addition to his financial leadership role at Arrow, he led the logistics organization and the global lean sigma team. He was with GE from 1987 to 2001 in multiple financial leadership positions in US and European-based manufacturing businesses including GE Plastics and GE Appliances. Steve has a bachelor’s degree from State University of New York and has attended advanced business leadership programs at Harvard Business School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Brian Crutchfield

Chief Financial Officer

Brian Crutchfield,  joined Distribution International as CFO in 2015 and his current responsibilities include leading the finance, accounting, IT, and M&A teams.  Prior to DI, he served in several financial leadership roles for HD Supply, most recently as CFO of the Power Solutions Division.  Brian comes to us with a background building financial and business processes in both private and public companies.  He began his career as an auditor at EY and holds a Masters in Accounting from the University of Georgia.

Brett Hankey

Brett Hankey

Senior Vice President, Operations

Brett T. Hankey is the Senior Vice President, Operations for Distribution International (DI) with responsibilities for Service, Sourcing, Purchasing, Logistics, Pricing, Safety, Fabrication, and Communications. He joined DI as Vice President, Strategic Initiatives in July 2017, leading corporate-wide transformation for Sales, Service, and Supply Chain operations.

Brett has more than 20 years of commercial, operational, and strategic leadership experience in industrial distribution and manufacturing industries. His expertise is in leading teams to drive business growth and increase customer value by streamlining operations and improving supply chain effectiveness.

Prior to DI, Brett held several leadership positions at HD Supply including VP, Sales Strategy and VP, Operations and Supply Chain for HD Supply Facility Maintenance and, VP, Strategic Initiatives for HD Supply Corporate.

Brett began his career with GE where he held various assignments in sales and marketing with GE Water Technology, GE Plastics, GE Supply and GE Industrial and Electrical Control.

Brett holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Robert Case

Robert Case

Senior Vice President, Coastal Division

Robert M. Case joined Distribution International (DI) in April 2014 after a 25-year career in the Electrical Distribution Industry. His experience includes Senior Management positions in Sales, Marketing and Filed Operations with companies that include Rexel, Cummings Utility Supply, Source Alliance and All-Phase Electric Supply.   

Prior to joining DI, Mr. Case held various leadership roles in the Electrical Distribution Industry. During his 15 years at Rexel, he served as Vice President of the US Oil and Gas business, Vice President of the Central Region, Gulf Coast Region Manager, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Central Region and was a member of the Executive Management Team. At Cummings Utility Supply he held the position of Vice President of Field Operations and also held Senior Level Sales Management positions during his service at Source Alliance and All-Phase Electric Supply.

Mr. Case holds a Bachelor's Degree of Business of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from Clemson University and has attended advanced business leadership programs at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and the IMD Business School for Management and Leadership in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Lance Devin

Lance Devin

Senior Vice President, Central Division

Lance P. Devin joined Distribution International (DI) as The Vice President and General Manager of the Central Region in January 2018. He has over 15 years of operational leadership and sales experience in distribution, project-based business and manufacturing while serving at HD Supply and The Home Depot.

Prior to joining DI, Lance was a senior leader in multiple HD Supply business units from 2004 to 2017. In HD Supply’s largest business unit, Facilities Maintenance, he was Vice President of Multifamily, Institutional and Property Improvement. Prior to that, Lance held the positions of President and Vice President of HD Supply’s Interior Solutions business unit. Mr. Devin was a Project Manager for The Home Depot/Expo Design Centers in Denver, Colorado from 2002 to 2004.

Lance served in the US Air Force for over nine years as a pilot, instructor pilot, flight examiner and functional check flight pilot.  Lance has a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from the US Air Force Academy in Colorado.

Korey Haun

Korey Haun

President, Canada

Korey Haun is President – Canada and a member of the Senior Leadership Team for Distribution International (DI). He has more than seventeen years of industry sales and operational leadership experience in the distribution and fabrication of commercial and industrial insulation products and accessories in Canada. He currently oversees our Canadian business with locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Prior to joining DI, Korey held progressive leadership roles at Crossroads C&I Distributors Inc. Korey also held sales and progressive leadership roles at CCI such as Technical Sales Representative, Sales Manager and VP Sales.

Mr. Haun holds Marketing and Management Diploma’s from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and has attended management and leadership programs at the University of Alberta and Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Korey has also been a prior board member of the Thermal Insulation Association of Canada (TIAC) and served on several of CCI’s board of directors as an active member since 2006.

Darla Lentz

Darla Lentz

Chief Information Officer

Darla M. Lentz, joined Distribution International (DI) as Chief Information Officer in August 2017. She brings more than thirty years of Information Technology experience in industrial distribution while serving at Anixter, HD Supply and Hughes Supply.

Prior to joining DI, Darla served as Vice President, Information Technology - Global Sales for Anixter Inc. supporting all sales channels.

Ms. Lentz served as Vice President Information Technology/Divisional CIO for HD Supply Power Solutions from 2007-2015. While at HD Supply Power Solutions, she led ERP implementations, application design and development, customer support, infrastructure rationalization and customer integrations.  Prior to her role at Power Solutions, Darla led the Global IT Customer Services team for HD Supply. She also served as Vice President of IT Services for Hughes Supply and was responsible for support services, data architecture, disaster recovery, information security, application development, systems integration, data center operations, data communications and the telecommunications teams.  Prior to joining Hughes Supply, Darla held several IT leadership positions in the retail industry.

Darla holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Science from Christopher Newport University and a MBA from Long Island University.

Ibis Reynolds

Ibis Reynolds

Chief Human Resources Officer

Ibis C. Reynolds, joined Distribution International (DI) as Chief Human Resources Officer in July 2017. She  has more than twenty years of Human Resources strategic and leadership experience in manufacturing, energy and high-tech industries earned while serving at Hoechst Celanese, Thomas & Betts and Aggreko.

Prior to joining DI, Ibis was a senior leader with Aggreko, based in London UK, leading the Human Resources function in the Power Solutions division, made up of emerging markets including 87 countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caspian and Latin America.  Ibis also held senior HR leadership roles within the North American and overall Americas regions during her time with Aggreko. 

Mrs. Reynolds served as a Change Leader during her time at Hoechst Celanese to help the organization transform various businesses to higher profitability by improving human capital focus and organizational structural design.  Additionally, Ibis led a global Payroll/HRIS implementation across 20 countries while at Thomas & Betts. consolidating 86 systems into a single global system.  As a Senior Global Business Partner, Ibis has worked and lived in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Canada and Belgium leading HR projects to enable business results.

Ibis served for 10 years in the Naval Reserves Medical Corp and was recalled to active duty during Desert Shield/Storm. Ibis holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California Miramar University and attended advanced executive leadership programs at Columbia University in New York, NY and IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland and Singapore.