About Ferguson Ventures

Ferguson Ventures Overview:

Ferguson Ventures partners with and invests in early to late stage companies to solve everyday challenges for our customers in the commercial and residential construction, remodel, and services industry. Our goal is to help accelerate the development and adoption of capabilities that will enhance the customer experience and strengthen value chains across the industry. Ferguson’s industry leading position, expertise, national branch network, and deep customer and vendor relationships will accelerate our partners’ ability to scale.

Ferguson Ventures Team:

• Kevin Barnes – Vice President & Managing Director
• Blake Luse – Director
• Stephanie Ziegler – Senior Manager

Ferguson Enterprises Overview:

Ferguson is the largest distributor in the U.S. for residential and commercial plumbing supplies, pipe, valves and fittings (PVF), waterworks products and fire protection supplies…the third largest distributor for HVAC equipment and Industrial products and supplies…and a leading distributor of facilities maintenance products.

We are committed to delivering excellence to every market we serve for 65 years
• Residential – Trade and Counter
• Residential – Showroom and Builder
• Commercial
• Waterworks
• Industrial
• Facilities Maintenance
• Fire and Fabrication

We achieved $15B in sales in FY17, $3.3B via our eCommerce channel. We have $1.9 billion total inventory which translates to approx. 3 million SKUs. We employ 24,000+ talented associates across all operations, 4,000 of which are outside (1,500) and inside (2,500) sales associates. We have 1,400+ locations and 250+ showrooms as part of our national footprint.

Key Facts

Company Type
Building Products & Materials
Newport News, Virginia
  • Buildings & Facilities
  • Industrial & Process
  • Water/Water Infrastructure


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People Who Work Here

Kevin Barnes

Vice President & Managing Director

Stephanie Ziegler

Sr. Investment Manager

Brandon Beck

Commercial Area Sales Manager

Tom Sullivan

Director - Construction Technology and Services

Jeff Walbert

Sr Director of Operations
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