Coates joins Galleher

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SANTA FE SPRINGS, CALIF.— Rick Coates has joined hardwood flooring distributor Galleher as senior vice president. Initially, most of his time will be spent in Northern California where he will be responsible for the San Jose and Sacramento locations. For the past 20 years, Coates was vice president and general manager of Golden State Flooring, a division of Higgins Lumber.

“Rick has an exceptional record of success, and his leadership, experience and relationships will be of enormous value to Galleher,” said Jeff Hamar, president.

Coates also looks forward to the new endeavor. “The opportunity Jeff and Todd Hamar made available to me, along with the tremendous talent and resources of Galleher, created a situation I had never envisioned,” he said. “I look forward to working with the entire Galleher team to build a
great business in the years to come.”

Galleher is one of the largest flooring distributors in California, Arizona and Nevada. It operates out of 11 locations and serves 5,000 customers.

For more information, call 562.356.4610.

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