How did you start in The Fastener Industry? Before becoming the President of MF Supply in 2009, my background was in Operations and Marketing. I ran call centers in the catalog and travel industries for years. But, I wanted to own my own business and be my own boss. So, I bought MF Supply through a business broker, although I knew nothing about the industry at all. Actually, I knew less than nothing :). Tom, the former owner stayed on for 3 years and taught me everything!
Greta (Labernik) Pence I have been in the industry since 1982. Worked my way up through the ranks from a machine operator to operations manager and beyond. I held positions in accounting, inventory, customer service, and purchasing. I was always the person to call if you had a question (even when I didn’t work for you anymore). I have enjoyed the challenges of a male dominated industry. Working side by side with my mentors along the way showed me the diversity of the fastener