Our mission is to deliverTHE BETTER WAY

We connect our customers to unmatched distribution and fulfillment capabilities so they can reach further and grow faster. As the essential link from point of sale to delivery, we empower resellers and brands to improve their customer experience, expand their paths to growth and optimize their supply chain.

Our logistics and distribution expertise, broad product assortment and system integrations fuel businesses of all sizes, creating a powerful way to meet the demands of commerce today.

Our Core Values




Embrace & Drive Change

Essendant is a purpose-driven company that reaches beyond business goals to define its success. We support our associates, customers and communities – and our values shape all we do. We are committed to doing what’s right in all situations for all stakeholders.

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vibrant, inclusive culture?

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Want to be part of our
vibrant, inclusive culture?

We are a diverse and inclusive team, bringing together different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that make us a better, more innovative company. And we're committed to continually building on a culture that empowers everyone, ensures the well-being of our associates, suppliers, customers and the public, and makes a positive impact in our communities. As part of our commitment to our principles, we've participated in a range of DE&I Indexes. See more »

Our Guiding Principles

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Giving Back

Associate Safety


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Our Impact

Charitable Foundation

Backpacks for Kids

City of Hope

Local Charities

The Essendant Charitable Foundation and councils across the country engage associates to make a meaningful difference. Through partnerships with industry and domestic organizations, we join together to give back to our local communities and serve those in need.

Our Evolution

2022 Marks a Century of Delivering Better

Our Leadership Team

David Boone, Interim Chief Executive Officer

David Boone

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Harry Dochelli, Advisor

Harry Dochelli


Renee Star, SVP, Sales and Merchandising

Renee Starr

SVP, Sales and Merchandising

Marcela Sztainberg, SVP, Human Resources

Marcela Sztainberg

SVP, Human Resources

Tim Engstrom, SVP, Supply Chain

Tim Engstrom

SVP, Supply Chain

Allison Wadhams, SVP, Customer Experience and Marketing

Allison Wadhams

SVP, Customer Experience, Marketing, and Pricing

Andy Kiss, SVP, Information Technology

Andy Kiss

SVP, Information Technology

Ryon Wharton, SVP, Finance and CFO

Ryon Wharton

SVP, Finance and CFO

Discover the better way to commerce for your business


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If you’re looking for warehousing and order fulfillment services for your products, we have the expertise to deliver.