President and CEO of Singer Equities
VP Northeast Region
VP Singer Operations
Sam Petillo has over 24 years of industry experience in both manufacturing and distribution. Sam is a former North American Director of Industrial Hose and Hydraulics for Goodyear/Veyance (currently ContiTech). Sam also held roles in product management and marketing for the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics division. He most recently served as a VP/Regional Manager for Singer Equities. Sam is currently serving on NAHAD’s executive board and was NAHAD president in 2020 & 2021.
Scott Priestner, with 23 years of experience in the industry acting as Sales Manager for RW Connection before moving up to the role of Vice President. Scott was promoted to Northeast Manager for Singer Equities in 2012. Scott has direct responsibility for the operations of PRC Industrial Supply, Quality Conveyor Solutions, and RW Connection, and their divisions of Cumberland Valve, Advanced Fluid Connectors, and Rubber Supply. Scott is an active member of Affiliated Distributors, NIBA, and serves on the leadership board of supplyFORCE.
Chris Holder has over 20 years of industrial distribution and manufacturing experience in hose, gaskets and conveyor belting. Chris has held multiple leadership positions over his career, including leading Supply Chain, Operations and Manufacturing organizations across North America. Chris Holder joined Singer Equities in January of 2017 to lead the operational activities for the Company.
TEL. 330 647 9758
TEL. 610 662 0574
TEL. 225 413 5952
VP Gulf Coast Region
Brian Pellegrin has 35 years of hose distribution experience. Brian spent the first 20 years working as a branch manager before starting Spartan Industrial Products in Houma, Louisiana with two partners in 2006. The business went on to grow to three locations before selling to Singer Equities in 2011. Brian has since taken on the role of Vice President South Region for Singer Equities which includes Spartan Industrial, National Hose and Accessory, Texas Rubber Supply, 4-Star Hose and Supply, Shipyard Supply, and Hampton Rubber Company. Brian currently serves on Nahad’s board of directors as well as serving on Nahad’s standards committee.
Michael Johnson has 29 years of industry experience in manufacturing, distribution, and family-owned businesses. Mike started his career with Gates Corporation and held several positions ranging from District Sales Manager, Synchronous Marketing/Product Line Management, and Regional Manager. In 2012, Mike joined the Singer team as Vice President/General Manager of National Hose & Accessory in Pasadena, Texas. In 2014, he was involved in the acquisition of Texas Rubber and has led that business along with NHA.
TEL. 985 209 6809
TEL. 832 449 6205