Friday, November 11, 2011

Oberton to share ‘The Fastenal Story’ Nov. 17 at Saint Mary’s University

Will Oberton, CEO of Fastenal (an international provider of industrial and construction supplies based in Winona), will present “The Fastenal Story” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Saint Mary’s University. The public is invited to Salvi Lecture Hall, located on the third floor of Saint Mary’s Hall.

Oberton joined Fastenal in 1980 as a part-time warehouse worker. Since then he has served in various sales, operational, and, ultimately, management roles, including chief operating officer, vice president, and executive vice president. He was named president of the company in July 2001 and has served as CEO since December 2002.

The event is sponsored by the SMU Business Office.