TCATA Elects 2014 Officers, Board Members

Staff Writer |

FAIRFIELD, N.J. - The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) recently announced the results of elections for officers and members of the board of directors, with Steve Mathews of M&B Hangers named president-elect.

Mathews, who will assume the post in April, has been an active member of TCATA, having served on its Business Program Committee for the 2013 TCATA Annual Management & Educational Conference; as a board member from 2008 to 2010; Thursday Party Chair for the 2007 Annual Conference; and as Golf Chair for the 2006 Conference, the association says.

“TCATA has always been a special organization to me,” says Mathews. “As a child, I remember my dad (Stan Mathews) being very involved in the association, even serving as president. He always spoke of the value of the organization, including the business relationships and friendships that he formed. This has been the same for me since I became part of TCATA, and I am truly honored for the opportunity to serve as president.”

Kevin Lawson of Tri-State Laundry Equipment Co. is treasurer-elect and will assume that post in April, according to TCATA.

Vice presidents elected to one-year terms were David Tingue of Tingue, Brown & Co. (Supply Manufacturer Group), Gerald Henke of Intex Distributing Co. (Distributors Group), and Tony Regan of ADC (American Dryer Corp.) (Machinery Manufacturers Group).

Elected to the board for the first time were Tim Grandy of Softrol Systems (Machinery Manufacturers Group), Peter Limoncelli of Yankee Equipment Systems (Machinery Distributors Group), and Gerard O’Neill of American Laundry Systems (Related Trades Group).

Members re-elected to the board were Jeff Allen of E.J. Thomas Co. (Supply Distributors Group), Ed Kirejczyk III of EDRO Corp. (Machinery Manufacturers Group), Lawson (Machinery Distributors Group), Steve Pedelty of M&B Hangers (Supply Manufacturers Group), and Alexander Seitz of Seitz Inc. (Supply Manufacturers Group).


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