Tuscaloosa, Ala. — AFFLINK has announced that Ms. Heike Milhench, president of the New Bedford, MA-based Milhench Supply, and Mr. Tom Mekeel, owner of Sac Val Janitorial Supplies in Sacramento, CA, have accepted invitations to serve on the organization’s Advisory Board, according to a press release.

“Both Heike and Tom have been outspoken advocates for the Membership for years, and we are excited to now have them sit on the Board to help shape the direction of this organization,” says AFFLINK President Dennis Riffer. “Representing perspectives from both coasts, their experience and understanding about where distribution has been and where it’s headed will no doubt serve all our Members well for years to come.”

Milhench and Mekeel join the ranks of their peers from all over the U.S. to help create and drive initiatives throughout the organization.

Current members of the AFFLINK Advisory Board include:

· Clay Dibble, Gulf Coast Paper

· Mark Dinwiddie, Flex-Pac

· Kevin Florence, General Paper Goods Co.

· Kevin Johnson, Warehouse Direct

· Paul S. Passanise, Royal Papers, Inc.

· Tony Savaiano, MASSCO

· Tim Wilson, Ernest Packaging Solutions

For more information about the Advisory Board, please visit www.afflink.com.


AFFLINK is a leader in supply chain and strategic procurement services providing cost savings, process improvement and quality products for more than 35 years. The company connects more than 300 Distributor Members and 250 Preferred Suppliers of janitorial, packaging, foodservice, healthcare, safety, industrial and office products.