Houston Wire & Cable Names New President of Vertex Distribution

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HOUSTON — Vertex Distribution, a division of Houston Wire & Cable Company, is pleased to announce that Richard “Rich” Megliola has been named president of Vertex Distribution. Megliola brings decades of fastener experience in sales, marketing, and operations.

Megliola began his career in the fastener industry at Reynolds Fasteners, Inc. after graduating from Kean University with a degree in Marketing.  At Reynolds, he helped grow sales from $29 to $200 million while rising to the role of vice president of Sales & Operations.  He was named president of Reynolds Fasteners' sister company, Atlas Screw & Specialty Corporation, after they were acquired by Heads and Threads International, LLC.

Following leadership roles with Stelfast Inc. as COO and Titan Fastener Products Inc. as EVP, Megliola was named director of sales–North America for Acument Global Technology, a division of Fontana Gruppo Special Fasteners, which has over $1.2 billion in annual sales. 

Megliola is married with two children and resides just outside of Chicago.  He is currently serving as a board member on the National Fastener Distributors Association (NFDA).


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