Level the Playing Field

AD Bearings & Power Transmission offers endless distribution possibilities for independent distributors and leading manufacturers.

AD Bearings & Power Transmission leverages the scale of AD and the reach of our sister company, supplyFORCE, to allow our members to compete toe-to-toe with the national chains. We are passionate about delivering above-market growth and increased profitability to both our distributor members and our supplier partners.

The AD Difference

AD has the programs, procedures and people needed to accelerate your growth, increase your profitability, and deliver vital insights and innovative ideas that move your business forward.

Distributor Benefits | Supplier Benefits

Meet the Bearings & Power Transmission Team

AD Bearings & Power Transmission is managed by a dedicated staff that follows the direction of our members and suppliers through a highly representative committee structure.

  • Marisol Fernandez View Bio
    Marisol Fernandez
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Steven Guidry View Bio
    Steven Guidry
    Senior Vice President
    Supplier Relations
    Electrical - US and Bearings & Power Transmission Divisions
  • Darin Davenport View Bio
    Darin Davenport
    Bearings & Power
    Transmission Division
  • Brooks Bentz View Bio
    Brooks Bentz
    Member Engagement
    Bearings & Power Transmission Division
  • Tony Clark View Bio
    Tony Clark
    Supplier Relations
    Bearings & Power Transmission Division
  • Peggy Penjuke View Bio
    Peggy Penjuke
    Marketing Director
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Natalie Ford View Bio
    Natalie Ford
    Marketing Manager
    Bearings & Power
    Transmission Division
  • Ashley Klawiter View Bio
    Ashley Klawiter
    Business Operations Manager
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Lexy Hartman View Bio
    Lexy Hartman
    Meetings & Marketing Coordinator
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
  • Jonathan Skidds View Bio
    Jonathan Skidds
    Operations Coordinator
    Electrical & Industrial Business Unit

Learn more about AD’s two warehouse locations servicing our Bearings & Power Transmission Division.

Distributor Warehousing | Supplier Warehousing

Bearings and Power Transmission Divisional Board and Committees

Each AD division has its own Board of Directors and committees that are made up of AD member owners and suppliers who vote on industry-related decisions and provide strategic and tactical input into all major areas of the organization’s operations.

Bearings & Power Transmission Divisional Board of Directors

Chris DuComb
W.C. DuComb Company, Inc.
Geoff Filker
Eastern Industrial Automation
Jeremiah Johnson
VP Corporate Operations
Purvis Industries, Ltd.
Brian Kolman
Brewer Machine & Gear Company
Rob LaRue
Baldwin Supply Company
Ben Nations
Executive VP/COO
B & D Technologies, a Division of B & D Industrial
Justin Phelps
Vice President
Power Drive Systems, Inc.
Frank Stangl
Weimer Bearing & Transmission
Ryan Watts
APEX Industrial Automation LLC


The Product Committee reviews and approves prospective and existing manufacturers, ensuring they are consistent with the organization’s mission and commitments.


The Supplier Advisory Council offers AD management independent advice and recommendations on a wide range of subjects including strategic industry trends, opportunities to enhance manufacturer/distributor partnerships, and methods to generate reductions in channel costs.

  • Geoffrey Filker, Principal, Eastern Industrial Automation
  • Our relationship with AD and their partner, supplyFORCE, allows us to retain existing relationships with customers that become national contract accounts and allows us to professionally and aggressively compete with the chains for new National Contract customers.

    Geoffrey Filker, Principal, Eastern Industrial Automation Member since 2015