Founded by Ken and Diane Hendricks
and headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, we are an investment and business development group with a diverse portfolio of companies that span the globe.
In addition, Hendricks Holding Company
is affiliated with ABC Supply
through common ownership and through this relationship conducts all of ABC's
merger and acquisition work.
late husband, Ken, founded ABC Supply Co., Inc.
in 1982 and have never lost touch with their roots.
is one of nine sisters and grew up as the daughter of small dairy farmers in Wisconsin.
Ken, also born and raised in Wisconsin, was the son of a roofer.
grew up working side by side with his
father and witnessed firsthand the obstacles his
father and his
roofing colleagues faced from more powerful suppliers.
Ken and Diane Hendricks of Hendricks Holding Company
Within three years of meeting each other, Ken and Diane
bought about 100 homes in the Beloit area.
Ken and Diane
used collateral on their real estate holding to finance the purchase.
This was the beginning of the fulfillment of a dream and the creation of ABC Supply Co.
Inc., which now has more than 450 locations and 7,000 associates nationwide, and is the leading wholesale roofing and exterior products distribution company in the United States.
Hendricks Holding Company
, formed in 2001, represents a continuation of Ken and Diane
's dream and is comprised of businesses that all share a common passion for the principles that Ken and Diane followed, and continue to follow, in pursuit of the American dream: respect, opportunity, hard-work, entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to family, giving back to the community and pride in the greatest country in human history - the United States of America.
Chairman of the Board