TRSA Elects Noël Hammer Richardson Chair


TRSA hosted the swearing-in of new officers and directors during the association’s Annual Business Meeting on Oct. 22 at its 107th Annual Conference in Alexandria, VA, as elected by a mail-in vote of a quorum of TRSA members.

Lilley Promoted to President of UNX Industries


UNX Industries, Greenville, NC, recently announced that Josh Lilley has been promoted to the role of president. Lilley, who most recently served as vice president, assumed his new role at the beginning of September. In this role, he will lead the day-to-day business functions of UNX as well as provide vision and direction for the organization, according to a news release.

Lavatec Taps Industry Veteran as Regional Sales Manager


As part of an organizational restructuring effort designed to strengthen its sales presence in North America, Lavatec Laundry Technology Inc. recently named John Pabalan as regional sales manager for the Southeast. Based in Florida, Pabalan will report directly to President and CEO Mark Thrasher.

Turbocharged Engagement: TRSA’s ‘Supplier Partner’ Program


TRSA launched a new era for the association on Oct. 14 with its announcement of a new “Supplier Partner” initiative. The goal of this effort – outlined during a 2 p.m. webinar – is to boost the value of industry suppliers in the association through a range of innovations, including a new “Supplier Council” with an expanded role in advocacy and association governance, plus a strategically focused  sponsorship/advertising program dubbed the “2021 TRSA Business & Marketing Opportunities.”