Emergent Safety Supply Announces the Promotion of Dave Hood to Executive Vice President

BATAVIA, IL Emergent Safety Supply is proud to announce our former Vice President, National Accounts, Dave Hood has been promoted to Executive Vice President.

Dave has been an instrumental force in the growth of Emergent Safety Supply, since CEO Mary Porter’s purchase of Emergent Safety Supply (then Safety Supply Illinois) in 2011. Dave continues to provide and innovate safety solutions for Emergent Safety Customers and serve as an educator of Emergent Safety Specialists.

“Dave’s innovative ideas and tenacious attitude has been instrumental in Emergent’s growth.  Dave’s customer focus, product knowledge and drive to provide safety solutions (rather than being an order taker), has set Emergent apart from the competition.  We are proud to have Dave as a member of our strategic team!” – Mary Porter, CEO, Emergent Safety Supply

About Emergent Safety Supply:

Emergent Safety Supply (ESS) is a nationwide distributor of safety supplies. ESS was established in 1985 and purchased by Mary Porter in 2011. Over the last 10 years, ESS has evolved from a local/regional distributor into a national distributor. Our vision reflects our passion to expand into new industries, grow business through acquisitions, and deepen our customer relationships through our WBE and WBENC certifications.

Our mission is to help our customers save lives, reduce liability risks, and create a socially responsible reputation for putting employee safety as a corporate priority. ESS recognizes value-added service innovation originates with our learning culture and organizational flexibility to adapt and provide unique customer safety products and services.