Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Mullins is passionate about worker safety and facility productivity. As one LineDrive’s founders, and its CFO/COO, Kevin oversees the Finance, HR, Legal, and IT areas of the business. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, with a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration. He is a professional with experience in Financial Planning, Contract Negotiation, and Strategy. His expertise has help guide a small Midwest based start up to a nationwide consultative sales company in an extremely fragmented industry. After a brief experience on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, he became an independent manufacturer’s’ representative and has many years of experience within retail, industrial, and eCommerce distribution channels.
The purpose of LineDrive is to keep our end use customers safe and to improve productivity of their facilities by finding their pain and alleviating it with our solutions.
In service of our manufacturer clients, we consult, create plans, and execute to accelerate sales growth in the industrial distribution channel. We sell through small to mid-size independent distributors up through large nationals such as Grainger, Fastenal, MSC, Motion, Vallen, Airgas, & Amazon. Our unique approach addresses both corporate headquarters and the field sales organizations of distributors we sell through.
We place products at our distributors and align with their sales & marketing teams to ensure these products are pulled out of inventory and sold to end users. Across the country, LineDrive solution consultants visit end user facilities to complete assessments, do trainings, and present recommended solutions. Our product expertise includes: PPE, Industrial Safety, Electrical Tools and Fittings, Test & Measurement, Cutting Tools, Power Tools, Adhesives, and Material Handling.