Twenty six years ago Grover Martin and his wife Tonya began a small Plumbing Supply business that they named ProSource. It was located on Laurens Road, in a small 13,000 sq ft warehouse in Greenville, SC. They had 6 employees and one delivery truck.
With the encouragement of the local plumbing trade and many long hours the business grew. Several years later they moved into an 89,000 sq ft warehouse on Industrial Drive with 30 employees. Over the next 26 years they opened in Spartanburg, Anderson, Hendersonville and Asheville, NC..
Today, ProSource, is one of the largest supply companies in the Southeast with over 120 employees and is one of the top 150 wholesalers in the US. In 2018 the company, with it's 10,000 sq ft designer showroom, was awarded the "Top Showroom" in the United States, by The Supply House Times.
On January 2021, Grover decided to retire. He leaves the company in the very capable hands of Drew Roberts along with all the "top notch" employees, most of whom have been with the company for over 15 years.
"My retirement, said Grover, is bitter sweet. While I will remain on the board, I believe the intent of the company should be to continue it's growth into other markets like Charlotte and Atlanta. That will require a younger group, which we have in place. It will be their adventure, now, and I know they will be successful!
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