We supply America • Season 2 • Episode 8 • PG • 18 min 

Igniting A People-First Culture

This week’s film tells the story of L&R Distributors, the largest distributor and 6th largest purchaser of cosmetics in the United States. The foundation of the company’s success is in its core values which define “The L&R Way” and its people-first culture. With a commitment to creating the ultimate shopping experience for their customers’ customer, they empower every employee to be entrepreneurial and challenge the status quo.

Championing The Noble generation of Leadership

At L&R Distributors, they think deeply about leadership and how to lead. Baked into the culture of L&R is the belief that every team member has the ability to L.E.A.D by following the attributes of a leader – Listen and Learn, Engage and challenge the status quo, Appreciate and being in gratitude, and Decide by acting decisively.

starring in this episode

Marc Bodner

Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Banegas

Vice President of Human Resources

David Faust

Vice President of Operations

Darwin Crespogallegos

Distribution Center Manager (NJ)

Cynthia Ortiz

Assistant Distribution Center Manager (NJ)

Maria Castaneda

Shipping Supervisor

David Mulligan

Inventory Control Supervisor

Adela Perez Marin

Forklift Operator

Full Interview With CEO Marc Bodner

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Led by founder Dirk Beveridge, UnleashWD is a design, innovation, and strategy firm who transforms legacy wholesale distributors into nimble and innovative market leaders.

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