L&W Supply, a nationwide distributor of interior building materials and construction supplies, has announced that Kenneth Forbes has been promoted to branch manager of L&W Supply’s Saginaw, Michigan, location.

Forbes started his career at L&W Supply in 2002 as a delivery associate. Forbes has since held many positions within the company, including inside sales and, most recently, delivery service manager at the Saginaw branch. He is also a recent graduate of the company’s Branch Management Training Program.

“Ken has been instrumental in changing the culture at the branch and developing a strong team atmosphere with a dedicated focus on providing the best customer service,” said Tracy Hein, Great Lakes District Manager at L&W Supply. “I am excited to see Ken and his team support Saginaw-area contractors, ensuring they have the tools and materials they need to be successful.”

As branch manager, Forbes will be responsible for managing daily branch operations, cultivating customer relationships, guiding associates and executing branch growth and profitability.