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About Us

TTri-Rep Sales, Inc. is a Texas corporation created in October, 2003 by Lawrence Schadler, Lane Malmberg and Frank Faucette. Tri-Rep Sales is a professional Manufacturers’ Representative agency which specializes in the sales of specification products in Commercial and Residential plumbing markets. In January, 2005 the company purchased Jim Bell and Associates, a local plumbing representative, and added their plumbing lines to their own.

Tri-Rep Sales values business ethics, experience, relationships and product knowledge and is dedicated to being fully educated in the products they represent as well as in competitor’s offerings. The staff of Tri-Rep Sales participates in all available training and educational opportunities’ offered by the factories we represent.

Tri-Rep Sales is committed to excellence in customer service.

Why Choose Us

Marketing Philosophy

Tri-Rep Sales, Inc. strives to develop new ways to further penetrate and develop market opportunities for all the manufacturers we represent. It is our objective to represent all of our product lines equally in order that they receive maximum exposure. Tri-Rep Sales is committed to excellence in customer service.

Experience & Reputation

Our sales team has over 50 years of combined sales and marketing experience in Manufacturing, Manufacturers Rep. business, Distribution and Construction. We have excellent relationships with the Architects, Engineers, Distributors, Contracting community and the large Facility (end-user) network.

Products Represented & Territory

Tri-Rep Sales, Inc. currently has two offices, one in Houston and Austin. The product lines we represent are the leaders in their respective industries. We conduct frequent “Lunch-n-Learn” meetings to provide opportunities to keep our customers up to date with the latest products.

Sales & Marketing Team

We offer a proven team for Specification selling to Architects, Engineers and the End-user, as well as our Distributors. This results in sales success for all products represented. The staff of Tri-Rep Sales makes themselves available for all factory and in-house training opportunities.

Our Team

Lawrence Schadler CPMR
Co-founder, Principle & Outside sales

Lawrence has vast experience working with wholesale distribution, engineers and contractors. For a number of years he owned a plumbing wholesale supply company, Westates Supply, Inc. He sold his company in 1992 and moved to Houston where he continued in wholesale distribution. Lawrence has been in the Manufacturers’ Rep business since 1994.

Lane Malmberg
Co-founder, Outside sales, Order entry & Job negotiations

Lane has 35 + years of broad-based management, operations and sales experience in the plumbing industry. He was Sales Director in the US Plumbing Productions Division for American Standard where he managed a six state region. He also has many years of experience in the plumbing contractor and wholesale distribution side of the business.

Jay Walden
Outside Sales Manager

Jay has been a plumbing manufacturers’ representative in the decorative showroom segment for the past 15 years. He has a great reputation in the industry as a hard worker, problem solver and forward thinker. Jay joined us in 2012 and calls daily on the wholesale distribution channel.

Antonio Alvarez
Outside Sales & Service

Antonio is working outside sales and service covering Austin, San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley. Antonio has been with Tri-Rep Sales since 2007. Previously he worked for Guardian Equipment Company as the Southern Regional Sales Manager covering 8 states.

Tony Green
Outside Sales & Service

Tony is covering the Houston area. Joined here in 2014 and calls on mechanical engineers, contractors and medical facilities. He has a medical background giving him the ability to work closely with medical professionals to assist them with their unique requirements.

Brady Bell
Quotations Manager

Brady has been a manufacturers’ representative since 1995. He is in charge of the quotations department and has responsibility of processing commercial job quotes. He also works closely with plumbing engineers and contractors in trouble shooting and technical field service of products.

Mary Anne Posinki
Inside Sales

Mary Anne started right out of high school in the plumbing industry 46 years ago with a local Houston rep agency. She has been with Tri-Rep Sales since August of 2016 and brings a wealth of customer service and product knowledge. She is highly regarded with the Houston market for her attention to detail and provides our customers with a timely and knowledgeable response.

Alek Schadler
Inside Sales / Job Tracking

Alek has been working part time for Tri-Rep Sales since the Summer of 2013 and officially started full time in July of 2016. He is responsible for outside sales support. He has been instrumental in creating, monitoring and continually updating Tri-Rep Sales unique ability to track large commercial jobs in South Texas. Alek is a quick learner, highly dedicated and is willing to take on any task that is given to him with eagerness and determination.

Chris McKendrick
Outside Sales & Service

Chris began with Tri-Rep Sales in May of 2016, coming to us with 16 years of experience in the plumbing industry. He began at a Wholesale Company in Dallas working in outside sales and transitioned into the Manufacture’s Rep business before too long. Chris is a part of our outside sales team and brings excellent skills in salesmanship as well as deep relationships with Engineers and Plumbing Contractors.

Ryan Fairman
Warehouse Manager /
Inside Sales

Ryan has been working for Tri-Rep Sales since late 2015 and has responsibilities in customer service, inside sales, shipping and receiving, inventory management, and deliveries. Ryan has shown an eagerness to improve his knowledge of the various products represented by Tri-Rep Sales.

Erika Purser
Inside Sales

Erika has been with Tri-Rep Sales since 2013. Previously she worked for a local plumbing distributor for 3 years. Erika is very knowledgeable of all lines we represent. With her friendly, upbeat attitude she has become an expert in customer service, order entry and sales.

Jeanette Schadler
Inside Sales

Jeanette has been with us since 2012. She has responsibility for customer service, order entry, sales and returns. She also has responsibilities in Accounting. Jeanette excels in customer assistance, technical support, and office management and procedures.

Pedro Ortiz
Quotations / Inside Sales

Pedro has been with Tri-Rep Sales since 2015. Pedro has responsibilities in customer service, inside sales, and job quotation. Pedro is a dedicated and enthusiastic employee, excelling in his responsibilities and providing great customer care and product knowledge.

Jose Rocha
Shipping & Receiving

Jose began working for Tri-Rep Sales in July of 2016 and has responsibilities in receiving and shipping, inventory management, and deliveries. Jose has demonstrated an attention to detail ensuring our customer’s orders are filled with accuracy.

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