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Shawn Pulford was named the newest CEO of LB Water September 1, 2015










Shawn Pulford was named the newest CEO of LB Water September 1, 2015
CONTACT:  Ben Reichley, Marketing

September 2, 2015

LB Water Names New CEO

Selinsgrove Pa. – LB Water today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Shawn Pulford as the new Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

“Shawn brings a wealth of knowledge and thirty-four years of waterworks industry experience to his new role,” stated Board Chairman Jim App. “Myself and the other directors at LB Water have an abundance of confidence that he will lead the company with the utmost distinction and professionalism,” App added.

“I am excited and sincerely honored to have been selected as the next CEO of LB Water. This company has become an industry leader in waterworks infrastructure distribution with our great products, customer service and commitment to our people. I look forward to overcoming challenges and continuing that positive growth to protect LB Water’s long-term prosperity,” Pulford said.

For the last five years, Pulford has served as location manager and senior location manager at LB Water’s Frederick, Maryland location. In his previous twenty-nine years of waterworks industry experience, he served as territory salesman for Kennedy Valve Co., new product manager and regional sales manager for Mueller Co., and vice president of sales and marketing at A-1 Pipe Inc.

Pulford is a graduate of Pennsylvania Military College, now known as Widener University in Chester, Pa., with a degree in business administration. He is the proud father of three children. His oldest, Stephanie, is a member of the University of Washington faculty. His son, Reid, is a graduate of West Chester University with a degree in business, and was a member of the West Chester 2012 NCAA Baseball Championship Team. His youngest daughter, Natalie, is a recent graduate of Penn State School of Hospitality and works in Austin, Texas. In his spare time, Pulford enjoys golfing, watching baseball, reading, watching live theater and supporting Penn State.

LB Water is a value-added distributor of waterworks-infrastructure products for the Mid-Atlantic region, including water-metering technologies, water infrastructure, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, and environmental—erosion/stabilization. It is a 100-percent, employee-owned organization that was voted among the Top 100 Places to Work in Pennsylvania for two consecutive years.  Founded in 1970 by Lehman B. Mengel, the company employs 188 people at eight locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia.


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