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Wittichen Supply Company Announces Promotions

Charles Herring, General Manager of Wittichen Supply Company announced that effective March 1, 2021 Matt Helms was named to the newly created position of Branch Operations Manager.

Matt Helms, Branch Operations Manager, Wittichen Supply
Matt Helms, Branch Operations Manager

In this position, Matt will lead all functions of branch operations and work directly with the branch managers on Eclipse training for all reports at the branch level. He has been assigned many other duties to improve the efficiency of the entire organization. Matt will report directly to Charles and all the branch managers will report to Matt. Charles Herring and Matt will work together on branch personnel decisions.

Matt has been married to Casey for almost 16 years. They have 3 children ages 11, 9 and 8. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and running. He is a big fan of Alabama and New Orleans Saints football. Matt had this to say about his new position: “I am extremely excited and honored to be moving into this new role with the company. As I enter this next chapter of my career, I plan to build on the legacy of outstanding people who came before me to make Wittichen the leader it is today. Together, we will work to take Wittichen to the next level as we continue to build our status as the leader in the HVAC/R industry for years to come.”

Matt joined Wittichen Supply Company in 2000 as a warehouse/delivery employee and since that time served in ever increasing roles within the company. His last position prior to this role was serving as Tuscaloosa branch manager. Charles Herring had this to say about Matt: “Matt is an accomplished leader, and I am confident that he will be an integral part of our growth and continued success because of his vision and insight.” “Extraordinary opportunities lie ahead of us and we could not be happier that Matt will have a vital role in helping to meet those challenges and prospects.” To reach Matt by email contact him at: matth@wittichen-supply.com.

Ron Curren has been promoted to Tuscaloosa Branch Manger to replace Matt Helms. He has been working as the Birmingham assistant branch manager in his most recent role. He will assume his new duties in Tuscaloosa effective March 1, 2021. Ron can be reached by email at: ron.curren@wittichen-supply.com. His telephone number in Tuscaloosa is: 205-759-5107.

Ron has been married to Barbara for 17 years. He has 3 sons, a daughter, a granddaughter and a second grandchild due later this year. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his family, watch college football and ride dirt bikes. Ron said that he looks forward to serving our customers in and around the Tuscaloosa area. Ron has been employed by Wittichen Supply Company for over 5 years, joining the company in January of 2016 and has over 30 years of industry experience in HVAC/R distribution.

Wittichen Supply Company, a family-owned HVAC/R distribution company, began serving the HVAC industry in 1914. They have 25 locations to serve you with 21 in Alabama, 2 in Georgia and 2 in Florida.

For more information on Wittichen Supply Company, go to their website at: www.wittichen-supply.com. The corporate office is located at: 2912 3rd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203-3908. Telephone: 205-251-8500.