Michael Bernhardt has been named Chief Financial Officer at APR Supply Co.
Headquartered in Lebanon, APR Supply Co. is a full-service distributor of plumbing, HVAC, and hydronics supplies with 42 locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
“We’re thrilled to add Michael to the APR family,” APR Supply Co. President and CEO Scott Weaver said in a release. “Michael has an extensive financial background with over 20 years of experience.
“Michael will be a great asset assisting with APR Supply Co.’s rapid expansion as we continue furthering our mission with 101 years of creating enthusiastic customers.”
Bernhardt joined APR Supply Co. from High Industries, a construction and industrial company in Lancaster, where he served as vice president and corporate controller.
APR Supply Co. of Lebanon has acquired three branch locations in southern New Jersey.
The branches in Bridgeton, Ocean City, and Vineland were formerly part of the Wallace Organization and service local HVAC, Plumbing, and Hydronics contractors.
A fourth generation, family-owned HVAC and Plumbing wholesale distributor, APR celebrates its expansion as it nears the end of its Centennial year in business.
“We are excited to expand our service area in the southern region of New Jersey and offer APR’s expanded product line to that contractor community,” APR President and CEO Scott Weaver said in a statement. “We’re excited to also add our second decorative brands showroom to the region, complementing our coastal showroom in Pleasantville.”
APR is eyeing a combination of organic growth, acquisitions, and new markets as ways to continue its progress.
Bryan Wallace, co-owner of the Wallace Organization and Manager at Bridgeton Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., praised the advanced warehouse technology and technical support that has been “the hallmark of APR.”