L&W Supply has announced that Richard Nelson has been named branch manager of its Lakeland, Florida, location.

Nelson started working in the industry over 25 years ago and joined L&W Supply in 2015. Shortly after beginning as an inside sales representative, he was promoted to branch manager at the Eugene, Oregon, location.

“Richard brings a wealth of industry experience to this role,” said Gulf Coast District Manager Regi Shelley. “We are excited to see his leadership at work as we continue to grow in the Gulf Coast market to support customers.”

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