Stellar Industrial


John Wiborg

President & CEO - Founder Stellar Industrial Supply, Inc.

Industry Involvement:

  • ISA (Industrial Supply Association) Past Chairman
  • A-D (Affiliated Distributors) Corporate Board Member
  • A-D (Affiliated Distributors) Industrial and Safety Board Member
  • ISD (Industrial Supply Division) Past Board Member
  • SupplyFORCE ISD Steering Committee - Former Member
  • W.I.S.E. (Women Industrial Supply Executives) Advisory Council Member

Supplier Advisory Councils:

  • Milwaukee
  • 3M
  • Stanley/Black & Decker

Community Service:

  • MultiCare Health System - Chairman of the Board
  • Former Board Member Greater Tacoma Community
  • Foundation and Investment Committee Chairman
  • Former Board Member Bellarmine Preparatory High School
  • Former Board Member Bellarmine Benefactors’ Trust
  • Former Board Member and Chairman of YMCA of Pierce & Kitsap Counties

Private Company Boards:

  • Chairman - WiMetrics Corporation
  • Chairman - Eoscene Corporation
  • Co-founder & Former Chairman of Translink Corporation

Steve Slater

EVP & Chief Operating Officer

  • Started in the Industrial Distribution Sales and Management Experience in 1976
  • AD (Affiliated Distributors) National Delegate / AD (Affiliated Distributors) National MVP for 2007
  • Lenox Supplier Advisory Council
  • 3M Supplier Advisory Council
  • Milwaukee Supplier Advisory Council
  • Extensive experience in Customer Service, Partnering/Relationship Building, Continuous Improvement, Value Creation, Training & Coaching, and Servant Leadership
  • Involved in many local charitable organizations - Boards, Community Organizations as well as Youth Mentoring / Counseling

Brian Bassett

VP Strategic Accounts

  • Started my career in industrial distribution in 1983
  • Previous owner of Bassett Industrial Supply for 15 years
  • Management of collaborative site-specific arrangements with product manufacturers and suppliers
  • Highly experienced development of site-specific inventory management and integrated supply programs
  • Machine Technology Associates degree
  • Two years as a machinist

Colin Brown

VP Sales – National

  • Started my career in industrial distribution with Stellar Industrial Supply in 2012
  • 5 Years Hilton Hotel Corporate experience
  • 4 Years at Alpine Mortgage
  • 9 Years President at NW Capital Lending

Dina McClees

Corporate Controller

  • Started my career in industrial distribution in 1988
  • Participated in the startup of Stellar Industrial Supply in 1988
  • Credit and Collection Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Executed accounting control systems
  • Member of W.I.S.E (Women Industrial Supply Executives)

Jim Chamberlin

VP Supply Chain Management

  • Started my career in industrial distribution in 1988
  • Participated in the start up of Stellar 1988
  • Successfully Completed Texas A&M Intense Inventory Program
  • Bachelor of Arts - Business Administration (Finance/Economics) University of Puget Sound

John Baker

Senior Metalworking Specialist

  • Started career in industrial distribution in 2007
  • 3 Years Cutting Tool Direct Factory Specialist
  • 5 Years Inventory and Toolroom Coordinator
  • 5 Years Tool Grinding Experience
  • 7 Years CNC Machinist-3,4,and 5 Axis
  • Factory With Trained Partnered Metalworking Lines
  • Community Service volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America
  • Proudly served in the US Army for 5 years

John Diaz

VP Sales & Business Development - SE Region

  • Started my career in Industrial Distribution in 1982
  • Past President , Founder of Impact Industrial Supplies for 24 years
  • Past ISA Board Member
  • Hispanic Initiative Fund Board Member
  • University South Florida Small Business Development Council Board Member

Joyann Reed

VP Merchandising

  • Started career in industrial distribution in 1987
  • 15 years as Vice President/Co-Founder of Specialty Cutting Tool Distributor
  • Vast experience in accounting, customer relations, management, sales, strategic planning/pricing and supplier relations
  • Involved in fund raising activities for several charities
  • Studied Finance and Psychology

Katie Soto

Human Resources Manager

  • Started my career in industrial distribution in 2012
  • 15+ Years human resources experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication from Western Washington University
  • Hobbies: camping, cooking, playing board games, soccer, spending time with family
  • I’m here to help

Mark Bennett

Regional Sales Manager

  • Previous Business Owner
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from University of California, Riverside
  • Hobbies include fishing, video games, and spending time with my wife and children

Michael Skramstad

Director of Supply Chain Solutions

  • Started career in industrial distribution in 2007
  • Extensive experience in developing, implementing, and managing supply chain and inventory management solutions, including LEAN principles
  • Formerly a member of the Information Technology team, with over 20 years of professional experience in hardware, software, and networking
  • Project Management certification from the University of Washington – Tacoma
  • Actively studying Business Administration and Finance, expected graduation from the University of Washington – Tacoma Milgard School of Business in Spring of 2023

Mitch Davis

VP Sales Boeing

  • Started by career in industrial distribution in 1976
  • Manage Stellar Solutions Division (Automated Replenishment Programs)
  • Manage Stellar Aerospace Division
  • supplyFORCE Steering Committee Member
  • Lean Certified for Distribution March 2012
  • Established Marine Division for Stellar in 2006
  • Branch Manager (Everett) 2004-2009
  • Developed SMI (Stellar Managed Inventory) consigned goods process in 1996
  • Community Service: President of Camp Brian Association (Non-Profit Corporation)

Molly Langdon

VP Customer Experience

  • 20+ years of industrial supply experience
  • Quality management representative responsible for leading Stellar's AS9100B/ISO9001:2015 related initiatives and certification audit team
  • Former Product Manager, Branch Management and Operations Management with Stellar
  • Studied Business Management at University of Oregon
  • Member of W.I.S.E (Women Industrial Supply Executives) leadership team and committee chair
  • Experience in creating continuous improvement systems, core function and measurement tools, and Lean focused customer service and operations processes and procedures

Phil Canipe

VP Strategic Accounts

  • Started my career in industrial distribution and manufacturing experience in 1972
  • Cutting tool design, manufacturing and application engineering excellence
  • Senior member SME and AMT
  • 15 years as President/Co-Founder of Specialty Cutting Tool Distributor
  • Process Improvement Specialist

Rene Savage

VP Technology Solutions

  • Started career in industrial distribution in 1991 with Stellar
  • Former roles included, credit and collections, accounts payable, sales administrator
  • Industrial Supply Association (ISA) Board member 2014 - 2017
  • Industrial Supply Association (ISA) YEF Chairman 2013 - 2014
  • Industrial Supply Association e-business committee (ISA) - 2006 - 2007
  • P21 World Wide Users Group past Secretary and past President 2008-2009
  • Advisory council member for Education, Wireless Warehouse Operations and Inventory Management (B2B, e-commerce, Consignment inventory)
  • Washington Youth Academy Foundation board member 2012 - 2016
  • Imerman Angels Mentor Angel 2013 – current
  • Lean Certified 2012
  • AS9120 certification and audit team
  • AD (affiliated Distributors) IT committee
  • Epicor Customer Advisory Council
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from St. Martins University
  • Loves her dogs, fitness, hiking and travel

Stan Fenton

Regional Sales Manager

  • Industrial Sales and Sales Management Experience since 2009
  • Previous Business owner
  • General Contractor “Stans Custom Remodeling”
  • Custom Furniture “Chatelle fine wood furniture”
  • Extensive travel experience Continental US and Europe
  • Servant Leader and Expert Team Builder
  • Hobbies: Runner (several 10K races, 8 years running Hood to Coast Relay), Woodworking, Philanthropy and spending quality time with family & friends.

Tim Daly

VP Finance and Administration

  • Started my experience in industrial distribution in 1988
  • Participated in the start up of Stellar in 1988
  • Implemented accounting and budgeting control systems
  • Certified Public Accountant/State of Washington
  • Involved in industrial and professional organizations
  • Involved in many community activities
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration