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Associated Construction Distributors International, Inc. (ACDI), an association of leading independent construction material distribution companies, welcomes Alexander “Alex” Rapp as Executive Director in charge of all operations of the cooperative association. Alex will succeed Tom Goetz, who has provided guidance and leadership to the ACDI for the past 29 years and will be retiring December 31, 2020.
Alex is a Six Sigma Black Belt in lean business practices and brings a strong background in operations to the organization. Alex also brings experience in acquisitions, business management, and staff leadership to ACDI. He is familiar with ACDI and many of its members based on his experience working with HD Supply, A.H. Harris, and currently BMC.
ACDI President, Chad O’Donnell., said, “Our Transition Committee has done an outstanding job searching for, finding, and hiring Alex Rapp to lead our group. He is smart, educated and focused on the needs of the industry and the ACDI’s place in it. This search has been no easy task given the challenges of the Coronavirus. Regardless, the committee and Alex have reached this point with professionalism and great attention to the needs of the group. Alex’s education and work history made him a great choice and we look forward to working with him.”
This partnership is a continuation of the ACDI’s commitment to the construction industry. The independent distributor strives to be the first choice among contractors for immediate fulfillment of their jobsite needs. Alex will continue the effort to maintain their competitive advantage in the market.
The ACDI is an association of leading independent construction material distribution companies. The association’s members operate from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Costa Rica. It provides opportunities for its members to be more successful individually through networking and sharing information, professional training, and the cooperative purchase of construction materials and business services.