Chairman of the Board/CEO
Larry founded American Solutions for Business in 1981 and has been the heart and soul of the company since its launch. Even though the company is now employee-owned, Zavadil serves as an integral part of the Leadership Team, adding value and helping to grow sales. His focus is on communicating and enhancing the relationship with American’s three customers (sales associates, vendors and end-users) by identifying new opportunities that will advance the company well into the future. Larry is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.
Vice President - Sales/Vendor Relations
Justin works to maintain a focus on American’s Partners for Progress (PFP) vendor program and make improvements that will bring value to sales associates and vendors alike. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and has experience in sales and commercial real estate development.
Vice-President - Information Technology
Mike Pfeiffer holds a degree in computer information systems from DeVry Institute of Technology in Kansas City, Missouri. He has over 25 years of IT experience, having served at a data and marketing solutions vendor, a consumer packaged goods company and a trade management solutions provider. As VP of Information Technology, Mike leads a team of 35 individuals to manage American's infrastructure, including its PeopleSoft system and eCommerce technology. He joined the ASB Leadership Team in 2012.
Vice President - Supply Chain Management
Bill Johnson holds a degree in management with an emphasis on information systems and operations from Florida State University. his diverse background includes positions as a director of operations and the vice president of purchasing for a wireless communications company; a chief information officer for a business records company and he worked in computer operations and software development for the U.S. space program in Florida. In addition, he has international business experience through his work in South America and the Caribbean. Bill joined American and its Leadership Team in 2012.
Vice President - Integration/Operations
Glenn Miller came to American in 2012 with over 25 years in management level positions. He served a nationwide direct retailer based in Minnesota; handled the integration and management of a corporation that supplied communications software to rural phone companies and worked as a sales associate, managing the sales of software engineering and consulting services in 10 states for a leading provider of technology solutions. He holds both a Bachelors and an MBA degree in business management from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota. As American's VP of Integration/Operations, Glenn manages the largest group of individuals at our Home Office including the Sales Support, Training and Mailroom Teams.
David Del Zoppo,
Vice President - Finance & Accunting
David has more than 34 years of experience in public accounting, internal audit, operations and finance. He is a graduate of St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business and accounting. He has provided CFO services for a certified public accounting firm and held senior management positions in the wireless industry. As VP of Finance, David is responsible for managing banking relationships, supervising our 29-member finance team, working to improve profits and cash flow while also serving as a member of the senior leadership team. He joined American in 2013.
Wayne has over 30 years experience working for several major companies in the industry. His time was spent in sales, sales management and strategic sales support. He has been with American since 2000, working with the Partners for Progress vendor program and developing the Strategic Operations Support Department. This team supports the efforts of sales associates pursuing large account opportunities and GPO vertical market programs.
Vice President - Human Resources
Sam Triplett, has over 30 years of experience in HR. Sam joined the American Team in 1996, after several years in specialist and generalist positions with Fortune 500 companies. Along with providing traditional HR functions, Sam and her team work to develop and maintain American’s unique culture, and work collaboratively with American’s Leadership Team to ensure that American has the talent, people strategies, processes, and work environments needed to drive business results.
Manager - Human Resources
Kim holds a degree in Marketing and Sales Management, as well as being a certified Human Resources Professional. She joined American in 2008, with experience as a Business Development Manager in the staffing industry, as well as supervisory experience in a customer service environment. She is involved in the planning and execution of organizational and employee development initiatives, policies, employee relations, staffing and recruiting plans, safety and security programs, compensation and benefits.