Since 1974
One Mission
To help North American mine operators deliver more tons, lower costs, improve safety and enhance operational efficiencies.

Our Company

Regional and Territory Managers

  1. David Miller

    David Miller
    Regional Manager - Appalachia

    As Regional Manager for Appalachia Mr. Miller is responsible for directing eight branches in the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

    Prior to joining United Central, Mr. Miller spent eight years with Fastenal as General Manager and ultimately as Business Development Specialist.

    Mr. Miller earned his BS Degree in Business Administration from Emory & Henry College.

  2. Mike Moran

    Mike Moran
    Regional Manager
    Southwestern US

    Mr. Moran is a 35-year veteran of the mining industry. He is a native of Ireland who immigrated to the U.S. in 1972 and began his career as an employee of Jeffrey Mining in St. Clairsville, OH.

    In 1978 he accepted a position with Grand Junction, Colorado based Triune which was subsequently purchased by United Central in 2005. He was named Manager of the Grand Junction location shortly thereafter and now serves as regional manager for the Southwestern US.

  3. Joe Vendetti

    Joe Vendetti
    Regional Manager
    Northwestern US & Canada

    Mr. Vendetti joined United Central in 2007 as branch manager for the Rock Springs, Wyoming location. Previously, he was employed as a recruiter for Maxim Healthcare services. He is a graduate of the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics.

  4. Dennis Monarch

    Dennis Monarch
    Regional Manager – Midwest

    As Regional Manager for the Midwest, Mr. Monarch is responsible for directing four branches in the states of Alabama, Illinois and Western Kentucky.

    Prior to joining United Central, Mr. Monarch was VP of Branch Operations and principal with Gooding Rubber for 31 years until Gooding was acquired by United Central in 2011.

    Mr. Monarch attended the University of Southern Indiana with a focus on business management.

  5. Don Schmidt

    Don Schmidt
    Territory Manager
    Southern PA/Northern WV

    Mr. Schmidt started his mining career with Erwin Supply in Shinnston, WV, as an inside sales support specialist and later as inside sales coordinator. He was later promoted to outside sales representative managing a sales territory in Northern WV. In 1992 he was promoted to assistant sales manager. In 1994 Erwin Supply was acquired by United Central Industrial Supply and at that time he was promoted to the leadership role of Branch Manager of Shinnston, WV. He has served in the capacity of territory manager for Southern PA and Northern WV since 2013. He attended Fairmont State University majoring in Engineering Technology.