N.F. Smith & Associates
Houston-based independent distributor Smith Associates announced the appointment of two new company vice presidents in March 2011.
Fifteen-year company veteran Todd Traylor was named vice president of global trading; he will be responsible for helping manage all aspects of Smith’s global trading programs and initiatives. Since joining Smith Associates in 1997, Traylor has served in a number of capacities, including OEM sales, trading manager, general manager of Smith’s Amsterdam headquarters and managing director of Smith Europe. He was named CPU commodity manager upon returning to Houston in 2003.
Smith also announced the appointment of Leslie McIntyre to vice president of human resources. A new addition to Smith’s global team, McIntyre is responsible for leading Smiths’ human resources department and expanding its global programs and employees resources.
Matthew Hartzell, Chief Operating Officer
Marc Barnhill, Chief Trading Officer
Company Headquarters: Houston, Texas
2012 Sales: $513 million
Company website: http://www.smithweb.com/