SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM/CORPORATE
is President and CEO of Keyston Bros. He has been with the company since it was acquired in 2001 and brings a wealth of hands-on industry experience and expertise to the organization. Dee travels the world in behalf of Keyston Bros. to personally source vinyl, fabric and textiles in order to engineer unique products that meet the demands of customers in the various markets served. He brings high level executive experience as both a wholesale distributor and vinyl-coated manufacturer. Prior to acquiring Keyston Bros., Dee served many years as senior vice president of sales and marketing with Peachtree Fabrics, and later as national sales manager for Spradling International. Dee is actively engaged in the business. He has served three terms as president of the Southeastern Fabric Group, is a five year member of the board of directors for the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, and is currently the President of the National Association of Decorative Fabric Distributors. He is based in Roswell, GA at corporate headquarters.
is Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources. Based in Roswell, GA, she has been with the company since 2001 and oversees all human resources initiatives, as well as employee benefits and insurance programs. Ann is also a 30-year member of the Society of Human Resource Management.
is CFO & Senior Vice President of Finance. She has been with Keyston Bros. since 2005. She is responsible for managing the financial risks of the company and oversees the corporate accounting department in Roswell, GA.
is Senior Vice President of Information Technology and has been with Keyston Bros. since 1993. Rupi oversees all areas of technology including communications, network, and systems operations, with direct responsibility of field operations nationally.
is Vice President and Regional Manager for the Southwest U.S. and has been with Keyston Bros since 1984. He started his career in San Diego, CA then moved to Anaheim, CA to become a sales representative. Greg won the “Top Gun” Salesman of the Year award in 1999, as well as the “President’s Award” in 2003 for largest sales increase and largest sales volume. He most recently won the MVP award for Keyston Bros. in 2017. He assumed the RM position in 2011 overseeing all of California, Utah, Washington, Arizona, and Hawaii.
is Vice President of Analytics and Operations as well as a Regional Manager of Keyston’s Seattle sales operations. He oversees sales, inventory, operations and customer service for the Seattle branch. John joined the Keyston Team in 1983 as a warehouse employee, and has been promoted to Sales Rep, Branch Manager and Regional Manager throughout his career. He won the coveted “Manager of the Year” award in 2007 and had a major hand in establishing our new computer system in 2012.
is Vice President and Regional Manager. He has been with the company since 2002, starting with Keyston as an outside sales rep. in Denver, CO and later becoming the Ft Lauderdale, FL Branch Manager in 2008. Today, as Regional Manager, Mike oversees daily operations of nine Keyston Branch locations, directing purchasing, inventory and customer service, as well as growing markets. Mike oversees the Ft Lauderdale, Largo, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, AT2, Houston, Dallas and Denver branches. Mike’s strong background and knowledge of the industry trade paired with his positivity and enthusiasm is utilized by many of our locations nationwide.
is Vice President of Marketing based in Roswell, GA. Prior to joining the Keyston family in 2013, she has experience managing multiple social media sites and establishing brands for multiple companies. Brooke oversees a variety of marketing projects that help build and brand all aspects of Keyston Bros and KB Contract including marketing strategy, product development, sample creation and fulfillment, and product implementation. Additionally, she leads and oversees a team of three: Graphic Designer, Marketing Coordinator and Sample and Marketing Project Manager.
is Director of HR based in Roswell, GA. She joined Keyston Bros in 2014 and has 20+ years diverse experience in human resources, office and operations management. She assists with human resources initiatives, as well as employee benefits and insurance programs, and manages the recruiting process, orientation and training of employees.
is the National Accounts Manager for Keyston Bros as of 2022. He was previously the National Accounts Manager for a supplier of Keyston Bros., until he joined our company as a local sales representative from 2007 to 2015. Being one of the top five sales men and a member of the “Million Dollar Club,” he sets a new standard in the company with his unwavering work ethic, desire to succeed, loyalty, and dedication. He travels for our company to expand the market share, work together with sales representatives at existing accounts, and working with new costumers all across the United States. .
is Executive Project Manager and joined Keyston in 2019 through the acquisition of DLT Corporation. Andrew has always had a passion for entrepreneurship and small business, and started his career as an IT professional specializing in hardware, networking, and server setup and management for small to medium-sized businesses. Having been 4th generation in the textile business, it was only a matter of time before he came into the upholstery industry in 2003 as a sales representative for CGPC/Enduratex. In 2008, Andrew acquired and ran DLT Corporation, in which he oversaw significant company growth and acquisitions. Andrew served on the board of directors for the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, and later as Chairman, as well as serving on the board of directors for the Southern Upholstery Jobbers’ Association and later as Chairman. Andrew is also a commercially-rated pilot and held a real estate license.
is Senior Project Analyst based in Roswell, GA. Tommy joined Keyston full-time in 2021 after completing his MBA from Emory University with concentrations in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Business Process Consulting. Prior to graduate school, he worked for Accenture where he implemented multiple different types of software solutions for Fortune 500 businesses across the Southeastern United States focusing specifically on the Consumer Goods and Services Industry. Today, he oversees operations and process improvement opportunities across all ten of the eastern warehouses and any corporate wide initiatives.
BRANCH/WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Joe Santana is Branch Manager for Keyston’s Anaheim, CA branch. Joe has been a member of the Keyston Bros family since 2011 and has worn many hats along the way. He started in the warehouse, moved to customer service at the counter and evenutally sales, and then prior to becoming the Branch Manager, he assisted Shane Ackerman as the Assistant Manager. Because of this, Joe has a wide knowledge bases of daily operations, products and customers to be successful as the Branch Manager. The branch specializes in auto trim supply, with a growing clientele in both contract and marine markets.
Chad Doherty is Branch Manager for Keyston’s Atlanta, GA branch, which includes East Set, the Eastern regional stocking warehouse. Chad has been with Keyston since 2011 initially overseeing solely operations of East Set. Now leading the charge for both warehouses, Chad is helping growing a branch that specializes in auto trim supply, contract and marine markets.
ATLANTA 2, GA
Shanda Hegwood is Branch Manager for Keyston’s second Atlanta, GA branch, also known as AT2. She oversees the daily operations including customer service, A/R and inventory. The branch covers sales in Georgia and eastern Alabama.
Curtis Gantz is General Manager of the Chicago branch. As a former employee of DLT working closely with Julie and Andrew Kahn, Curtis rejoined the Keyston Family in 2020. Not only does he have the sales experience, but Curtis has lots warehouse and warehouse management experience. He oversees daily operations for Keyston Bros. including purchasing, customer service, A/R, and sales, with responsibility for the Midwest market, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Missouri. The customer base includes automotive, marine, RV, contract, hospitality and healthcare.
Mike Leal is General Manager of the Dallas branch. A loyal Keyston Bros family member since 2012, Mike is familiar with every aspect of the business. He oversees daily operations, is well in tuned with the product line and customers, and is a great leader and team player. The customer base for the Dallas branch includes automotive, marine, RV, outdoor, contract, hospitality and healthcare.
Zach Lawhon is Branch Manager of the Denver location. The branch covers sales in Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, eastern Wyoming, western South Dakota and North Dakota, and caters to the automotive, marine, contract and residential upholstery markets.
Juliet Casab is Branch Manager of the Detroit/Toledo location. Juliet has been in the with the company since 2006, and knows all aspects of the business well. Juliet is best known for her customer service and product knowledge. Juliet is responsible for all branch operations out of Detroit, and handles a territory of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and even parts of Canada.
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Robbie Warren is the Branch Manager of the Ft. Lauderdale location. He oversees the branch with management responsibility for sales, purchasing, inventory control, pricing, A/R and new product introductions. Robbie was a former sales representative who created meaningful customer relationships, grew sales in his territory, and has expansive product knowledge that will service as great assets for his role as Branch Manager.
Manuel Navarette is General Manager of the Fresno, CA office. He has been with Keyston Bros. since 2017 and just after a few years, Manuel worked his way up at the branch and became the General Manager. He oversees the sales team and the whole warehouse by making sure supplies and inventory are in order because Fresno is a regional shipping hub. The focus of Fresno overall is automotive, marine and furniture, with some specialty manufacturing business and fabrication of polyurethane foam products.
Julie Kahn is General Manager of the Houston branch and has been in the business since 2008. As a former owner of an upholstery supply company, Julie is familiar with every aspect of the business. She oversees daily operations for Keyston Bros. including purchasing, customer service, A/R, and sales. The customer base includes automotive, marine, RV, contract, hospitality and healthcare. Julie is most respected for her strong leadership and teambuilding skills.
Scott Michael is Branch Manager of our Largo location near Tampa. Scott supervises and coordinates our Largo operation, with branch level responsibilities including product procurement for regional distribution. This office has a strong auto aftermarket presence as well as marine, awning, commercial seating and contract business.
Michelle Levario is Branch Manager for Keyston’s Ontario, CA branch.
Julie Teller is General Manager of the Phoenix branch. She has been with Keyston Bros. since 1980 and originally worked in Seattle as credit manager prior to her promotion and transfer in 1990 to head up Phoenix operations. Julie supports, leads and trains a qualified team of sales and customer service reps, as well as warehouse personnel. She also oversees marketing and merchandising in her region. Her office covers the state of Arizona, as well as servicing casino clients in Las Vegas and Laughlin, NV. She has served three terms on Keyston’s in-house Profit Sharing Committee, as well as on the board of directors from 2001 through 2005.
Kyle Burns is Branch Manager of the Raleigh, NC branch which services customers throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and surrounding areas. The branch focuses equally on both the automotive and marine markets. Kyle started with Keyston Bros. in the warehouse part-time and has grown in his role with the company to a sales rep to now oversees all branch operations including A/R, A/P, purchasing and inventory.
Tonya Padilla is Branch Manager of the Sacramento, CA warehouse, with responsibility for servicing 2000+ customers in the automotive, marine, contract and furniture markets. Tonya comes from a family of trimmers and has been in the textile and upholstery trade throughout her career. She has been with Keyston Bros. since 2002 and oversees daily operations which services customers in the automotive, marine, supplies and furniture markets.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Steve Van Leeuwen is General Manager of Keyston’s Salt Lake City, UT facility. A multi-year “Manager of the Year” winner for 2007, 2008 and 2009, Steve and his team services all of Utah as well as most of Idaho, eastern Nevada, western Wyoming and western Montana. The office services clients in the automotive, contract, awning, marine and residential upholstery markets.
SAN DIEGO, CA
Byron Morataya is the General Manager of Keyston's San Diego branch. The main focus at this facility is marine, but the branch also caters to automotive, awning, outdoor and contract markets
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Steve Turdici is General Manager of the San Francisco branch. He has been named “Manager of the Year” six times, with the most recent in 2017. Steve has been with Keyston Bros. since 1977 and oversees all operations in the respective metro markets served, with a focus on the furniture manufacturing market in San Francisco.
Laik Johnson is the Branch Manager of Keyston’s Seattle, WA location. He monitors its operations and sales, while supporting clients throughout the Pacific Northwest including Alaska. Working with Keyston since 2017, Laik was part of our first KBI (Keyston Bros Institute) where he was mentored by another long time Manager prior to being promoted to Branch Manager in Seattle. His background is in supply chain which is a huge benefit as he oversees purchasing and operational management of the branch.