Thursday, November 10, 2011

Speaker to share ‘The Fastenal Story’ Nov. 17

Will Oberton, CEO of Fastenal (an international provider of construction supplies based in Winona), will present “The Fastenal Story” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Salvi Lecture Hall. Faculty, staff and students are invited. The event is sponsored by the Business Office.

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.