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Panel Participant: Lessons From Leaders

Rosana Chaidez, President and CEO, NB Handy

Rosana Chaidez is the President and Chief Executive Officer of NB Handy, one of the region’s leading wholesale distributors of Metal, HVAC, Commercial Roofing products, and machinery for the HVAC and Roofing trade based out of Lynchburg VA., with 15 locations in the mid-Atlantic and eastern seaboard. 

NB Handy is also the parent company for Royce based out of Raleigh and Advance Sheet Metal based out of Washington DC. 

Before assuming her role at NB Handy, Ms. Chaidez had an extensive career at J.J. Haines, a Floor Covering Distributor based out of Baltimore MD. where she held executive positions in multiple disciplines including Chief Information Officer, VP Supply Chain, General Manager, VP Sales Marketing & Procurement and Senior Vice President of Sales.  

Ms. Chaidez holds a BS in Business Management and an MBA from the University of Maryland University College. Her expertise includes in-depth knowledge of both corporate and operational change management combined with strategic planning.

Rosana currently serves on the board for Diversity Leadership Institute in Columbia MD. She is also on the board of directors for Risoul based in Monterrey, MX.