Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply Announces Leadership Transition

Salem, VA, April 04, 2019 --( Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. is excited to announce that Brett Jones is being promoted to President and CEO as part of a generational succession plan being enacted by the company. He will succeed Ab Jones, Founder, who will continue in his role as Chairman of the Board.

Brett is an '08 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a military veteran. After finishing his time on active duty in 2013, he came to work for Cardinal Valley and has taken on a variety of roles in the organization, including serving as the Chief Operating Officer since 2017.

“We are confident in Brett’s ability to carry the company forward while maintaining the founding principles and legacy of the company,” says Ab, “Brett’s training has prepared him to lead Cardinal Valley into a new era defined by a passion for relentless improvement in pursuit of the company's founding ideals.”

Ab founded Cardinal Valley in 1993 and has led the company through 26 years of exploration and growth. For over a quarter century, he has dedicated his life to serving his family and his customers, employees, and community. He has built a team and a legacy that has sustained and will sustain success for many generations to come.

Per Brett: “My father’s contribution is of incalculable value and we are grateful and humbled by his dedication and service. As we enter the second generation of family leadership, our goal is to be the leading distributor of air starters in North America and a business dedicated to the civic improvement of the region in which we work and live. Our customers and employees alike can rest assured, nothing will change except that which is necessary to accomplish these goals with the highest degree of excellence.

“Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. is a leading distributor of new, remanufactured and rebuilt air starters and air motors from Ingersoll-Rand, Tech Development, Inc., Trust Air Starters, Pow-R-Quik, and StartMaster.”
Brett Jones
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