Vice President, Finance
Ward Allen is vice president, Finance, for Winsupply Inc. headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. As vice president, Finance, Allen has numerous responsibilities, including acquisition evaluation and negotiation, balance sheet and capital management, credit activities, banking relationship management and fleet management. In addition, Allen is president of Noland Properties, overseeing real estate acquisition and disposition.
Winsupply owns a majority equity stake in 580 local companies across the United States. Collectively, Winsupply is known as The Winsupply Family of Companies and includes Win-branded locations, Noland Company, Carr Supply, Security Plumbing & Heating, and Wyatt Irrigation. The companies conduct business-to-business wholesale distribution of supplies and materials in plumbing and heating; hydronics; pipe, valves and fittings; HVAC and refrigeration; electrical; fastening hardware; waterworks and utility; pumps; turf irrigation and landscape; and fire system fabrication.
Allen joined Winsupply in November 1999 in his current position. Prior to that, he was with Fifth Third Bank of Western Ohio for 19 years. In his last position with Fifth Third he was senior vice president, Commercial Lending.
Allen is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in finance and in economics.
He is a former chairman of the board of Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Ohio.