Project Description

CarterBaldwin Executive Search is proud to partner again with CID Capital in the appointment of Mark Christie as Chief Executive Officer of the firm’s recently merged Park Supply and Wiseway Supply portfolio companies.

Mark joins the combined entity with more than a decade of experience in leadership roles for multi-site distribution businesses, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Bostwick-Braun Company, the oldest and largest wholesale hardware distributor in the Midwest.

Prior to Bostwick-Braun, Mark led sales, marketing, and strategic sourcing for sign, lighting, and graphics supplies wholesaler N. Glantz & Son and served as President of North America and Vice President of Sales for IEWC Wire and Cable. He began his career in sales at British electrical manufacturer HellermannTyton.

Mark holds a BA in organizational and corporate communications from Northern Illinois University.

Both Wiseway Supply and Park Supply will retain their respective brands in their current markets but will operate as a single entity. Park Supply is a leading wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies and products throughout Alabama. The company serves a highly diversified group of new and aftermarket plumbing customers, serving both residential and commercial end markets. P Wiseway is a leading value-added distributor of electrical, plumbing, and lighting supplies to residential and commercial contractors. The Company has 11 locations across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.

About CID Capital

Now in their 11th fund, CID Capital is a private equity group that makes control investments in high-quality, lower-middle-market companies that have shown a consistent track record of success. For companies that find themselves transitioning beyond being an entrepreneurial business, CID provides the operational experience, resources, and capital necessary to overcome critical constraints—and build long-term value.