Nichols Hires Deron Hunt as New Director of IT

Nichols announced today the hiring of Deron Hunt as Director of Information Technology. Hunt joined Nichols on January 2nd, bringing great experience as well as new energy and insights to the Nichols technology team.

Nichols is excited that as we continue to grow as a company and an industry leader, that we focus on attracting top talent into our leadership positions. Hunt worked for 18 years at YRCW/USF Holland, where he held a variety of roles of escalating responsibility with their IT team; most recently he served in the role of Senior Manager, IT Development and Systems Support.

Under Hunt’s support and direction, the IT department will deliver stable, reliable, and secure technological solutions in support of the Nichols mission.  Additionally, he will lead the strategic technology planning, helping to drive operational efficiencies and improve the profitability of the company.

“Nichols has traditionally been leading edge in tech in our industry, and this step will help us continue to grow.  I know Deron is looking forward to the challenge,” said Kevin Rahrig, COO. “Ultimately, all of our associates are here to provide the best experience for customers, facilitating our You First mantra.”

Nichols has been a preferred distributor to the industrial, education, building service contractors, healthcare and lodging industries since 1936 by assisting customers with solutions for clean and healthy facilities and safe shipment of products. Based in Norton Shores, MI with branch locations in Grand Rapids, Greater Detroit, Holland, Traverse City, Bowling Green and Cleveland, OH, Ft Wayne and Indianapolis, IN and Decatur, IL. Nichols leads the industry with a You First service model of innovation, knowledge and excellence.