Our Company

Disney-McLane & Associates has been in business since 1954 and we define our success by achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction possible. Want to find out more about our company? Please meet our team below. We look forward to working with you!


PRINCIPALS

Craig Cumberledge

Email: craigc@disney-mclane.com

Craig came to DMA in 1996 after sales and management experience with the Kenway Company. Starting as an Outside Salesman in Louisville, Craig moved to Cincinnati in 2000 with his wife Nancy and their children, Elizabeth and Brad. Craig currently acts as the overall Sales Manager for DMA. He graduated from the University of Kentucky and is an avid Kentucky sports fan.  Craig is a fan all other college sports and enjoys instructing several group cycling classes weekly.  He and his family are active members of Immanuel United Methodist church in Northern Kentucky.

Mike Truitt

Email: miket@disney-mclane.com

Mike joined DMA in 1997 after managing a successful Cincinnati restaurant chain. Mike and his wife Sandy have four children Austin, Collin, Madison, and Carson. Mike is experienced in all DMA product lines and is a certified operator / tester of backflow prevention devices in Ohio. Aside from his inside sales for our Columbus and Kentucky markets, Mike oversees the entire inside sales team and operations. An avid sports fan, Mike enjoys playing golf, as well as cheering on the local colleges.


OUTSIDE SALES

 Brett Mullins

Email: brettm@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  Brett has worked with Disney McLane since 2001 starting in the warehouse, then to inside sales and now outside sales covering Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Marketing in 2005.  Married to his wife Tracy in 2006, he has four children, Kendall, Elle, Foster, & Jackson.  He enjoys sports, the outdoors, and hanging out with family and friends.

Jason Plageman

Email: jasonp@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Columbus Ohio.  Jason started his career in the plumbing industry in 1995 as an apprentice. In 1997 he went to work for a plumbing wholesale company in Columbus, OH. In his 13 years at the wholesale level Jason moved from counter sales to inside sales and estimating. His estimating experience has given him a extensive knowledge of commercial plumbing products, application and project planning. Jason enjoys spending time with his son, playing golf, basketball, and many other sports activities. He is lifetime resident of Columbus, Ohio and a loyal Buckeye fan.

Tom Porter

Email: tomp@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Northern Ohio.  Tom has over 30 years experience as a manufacturers representative, with 28 of those years in his own agency.  Tom has many specialty focuses, specification products are one of them. Tom has been married to his wife Debbie for 34 years and has a son John.  Tom enjoys golf, bike riding, animals, and beer.

Phil Burkhart

Email: philb@disney-mclane.com

Hydronic & Steam Specialist.  Phil started with Disney McLane in January 2013, with over 25 years of hot water and steam experience with wholesalers and reps.  Phil and his wife Karen live in Etna, Ohio on the east side of Columbus. They have 4 kids, Alex, Andrew and his wife Courtney, Alyssa and Austin.  Phil is a Buckeye fan and enjoys camping, swimming and spending time with his family.

John Miles

Email: johnm@disney-mclane.com

Fire & Waterworks Specialist.  John has been in the rep business for over 30 years.  He recently joined the DM sales team with responsibility of covering the Fire Protection and Waterworks customers in KY, IN and OH.  John has won numerous sales awards and has many years of experience in the backflow business with Ames.  He resides in Louisville,  KY with his wife Tracy and two cats.  He enjoys music,  playing the guitar and always ready for a round of golf.

Patrick Thompson

Email: Patrickt@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Western KY.  Patrick started with Disney-McLane in the summer of 2015 and is now our outside salesman for the state of Kentucky.  He is a graduate of University of Indiana Southeast with a Bachelors in Marketing degree.  He has many years’ experience in the plumbing & construction industries, including previous experience with a rep firm.  Pat is married and enjoys time with friends, family, and the outdoors.

Jake Kennard

Email: jakek@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Eastern KY.  Jake started with Disney-McLane in February 2015.  He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in Economics.  He previously worked for the SEC Digital Network and is an avid sports fan.

Rick Bayne

Email: rickb@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Central & Northern Indiana.  Rick has 25 years experience in commercial mechanical sales with both wholesalers and reps. Born and raised in Santa Barbara CA, he has spent time overseas and is married with three daughters and three grandchildren. Rick enjoys exceeding customer expectations, restoring old homes and barns, and working at the family farm east of Indy.

Kevin Spearing

Email: kevins@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Southern Indiana.  Kevin has been in and around plumbing for 35+ years and has a degree in Education from Purdue University.  Kevin worked as Plumbing Quotations and Job Coordinator for 11 years.  For the past 16 years, he owned and operated his family plumbing business (est 1911).  Kevin then joined Disney-McLane in April of 2011.   Kevin is married and has three daughters. He enjoys traveling….currently enjoys working hard to pay for kid’s college! Two attend Ball State, and another recently enlisted in the United States Army.

Kim Metzger

Email: kimm@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Northern Ohio.  Kimberly has 14 years of plumbing sales experience, eight in outside sales and six with inside sales and quotations.  Kim enjoys a game of golf, a little wine and Diet Coke.  She also has a fondness for elderly dogs.

Bryan Barrett

Email: bryanb@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Western PA.  Bryan started with DMA in January 2017.  He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors degree in Sports Marketing.  He is a huge sports fan, especially with all Pittsburgh sports.  in his free timehe enjoys playing soccer, basketball, and softball.

Stewart Mackey

Email: stewartm@disney-mclane.com

Water Quality Specialist. Stewart recently joined DMA in 2017 with responsibility providing sales support of water quality systems for both residential and commercial applications. He has years of experience in the rep industry. He is highly motivated and enjoys building relationships and solving problems.  In his free time he enjoys college sports, horse racing, and golf.

Todd Schneider

Email: todds@disney-mclane.com

Outside Sales Cincinnati and Toledo.  Todd has been in the plumbing industry since 1999 and obtained his State of Ohio Master Plumbing License in 2014.  He began working at DMA in February 2016.  He is married to his beautiful wife Alissa, and has two children Tyler and Isabella.  He enjoys spending his free time watching his son wrestle and helping teach his daughters dance class.


INSIDE SALES

 Jim Huesman

Email: jimh@disney-mclane.com

Inside Sales Manager & Marketing Manager.  Jim started with Disney-McLane in 2003 by working part time in our warehouse while attending the University of Cincinnati. Upon gradation, he was promoted to sales. He services all of our territories, but focuses on Indiana, Cincinnati, Dayton, and OEM markets. He also manages our website, and marketing campaigns.  Jim is married with 4 children. In his spare time he enjoys playing baseball and golf.

Dave Evans

Email: davee@disney-mclane.com

Quotations Manager.  Dave has done the commercial quotations for Disney-McLane since joining the company in 1997. His quotations are routinely considered among the best in our industry. Dave and his wife Debbie have two sons, Shaun and Steven. He previously worked in sales for a heavy construction equipment comapany, in the passenger / freight elevators industry, and the fire protection systems industry. Dave spends his free time volunteering for local agencies and the Boy Scouts of America.

David Harbison

Email: davidh@disney-mclane.com

Hydronic & Pump Specialist. David has recently joined DMA in 2014 providing application and sales support of pump and hydronic systems.  He has over 35 years of industry experience and an Economics degree from Bellarmine University.  Starting as a contractor, the last 20+ years have been in design, application and sales of pump (HVAC, Plbg, Fire) and hydronic systems.  David and his wife Sondra lives in Louisville KY.  He enjoys spending time with family, friends, travel and fishing.

Scott Lammers

Email: scottl@disney-mclane.com

Inside Sales.  Scott joined Disney-McLane in 2014.  He has 35 years of experience in the Plumbing Wholesale market.  From Cincinnati, he graduated Elder High School in 1978.  Scott has 2 sons, and he enjoys rooting for Cincinnati sports teams and remodeling homes.

Rodney Gordon

Email: rodneyg@disney-mclane.com

Inside Sales & Northern Ohio Branch Manager.  Rod has previously worked in the plumbing industry as a manufacturer’s representative and through wholesale distribution for almost 20 years.  Married to his wife Dana in 2012, he doesn’t like cats & she doesn’t like dogs, so they have no pets.  An avid football fan, he bleeds scarlet & grey on Saturdays, brown & orange on Sundays.  He also enjoys discussing history, financial markets and socio-economic policies.

Alex Curtis

Email: alexc@disney-mclane.com

Inside Sales.  Alex started working with DMA in February 2017 and has previously worked in the plumbing industry with various wholesalers.  Alex attended Western Kentucky University and majored in Mechanical Engineering.  He is engaged and due to be married in August 2017, and in his spare time enjoys golf and hiking.

Mike Cline

Email:  mikec@disney-mclane.com

Water Quality Specialist.  Mike started with Disney-McLane in 2017 and brings with him 30 years experience in the water treatment industry.  He enjoys the outdoors – hunting, fishing, four wheeling, as well as antiquing and spending time with his family.  Go Browns, in good times & bad!  Go Buckeyes!


CORPORATE PROFESSIONALS

 Robin Cox

Email: robinc@disney-mclane.com

Administrative Assistant.  Robin comes to us from the US Flow (Mutual) Corporation. Robin worked in the Cincinnati office for 10 years. Robin is very versatile and energetic and brings these qualities to the DMA team. Since joining us late in 2003, Robin has consistently impressed our customers with her energy and proactive attitude. Robin is married to Mike Cox. Robin enjoys watching football and basketball. She also enjoys spending time with her niece, nephew and stepdaughter.

Alissa Schneider

Email: alissas@disney-mclane.com

Administrative Assistant.  Alissa joined the DMA team in November 2016.  She has 16 years experience in office management and customer service.  She has been married to her husband Todd for 11 years, and has two children, Tyler and Isabella.  When she has free time she loves to spend it with her friends and family.

Marilyn Stitzel

Email: marilyns@disney-mclane.com

Customer Service +.  Marilyn was hired as Disney-McLane’s first secretary in 1967 and has worked with the various lines of manufacturers over the years.  In her most recent role, she works with A/R and handles order entry and customer service for Woodford, Watco, Schott, and assists with Tekmar, Fiat, and Intersan.

Chris Gehardt

Email: chrisg@disney-mclane.com

Warehouse Manager – Cincinnati.  Chris started with Disney-McLane in 2013 and has a strong background in customer service and warehouse management.  He enjoys working on custom cars and trucks and spending time with his family & friends.

Cody Judd

Email: codyj@disney-mclane.com

Warehouse Clerk & Returns Manager – Cincinnati.  Cody started with Disney-McLane in 2015.  He is a graduate of Milford High School and in his spare time he enjoys working on cars, going to car shows, camping, and fishing.

Kelvin Jackson

Email: kelvinj@disney-mclane.com

Warehouse Clerk – Cleveland.  Kelvin started with Disney-McLane in 2017 as our warehouse clerk for our Cleveland office.