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Our Management Team

Chuck Rathburn, President


Chuck Rathburn

Chuck has spent his entire professional career in the plumbing, heating, electrical and cabinet wholesale industry, and the past 29 years with Active. After joining Active in 1985, Chuck held a number of key positions before being named president in the early 1990's, and has been the 'face of the organization' ever since.

He spent 6 years in the United States Coast Guard, both active duty and in the reserves, and is a graduate of Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He was designated one of the Top 100 Purchasing Professionals for 3 consecutive years by Supply House Times. A long time resident of Lake County he was a member of the Painesville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Lake County YMCA Board, for 12 years, in addition to his activity in numerous industry associations.

Chuck is proud of the company he has helped build, and of establishing a culture based on customer service.

Cliff Holroyd, Logistics Manager


Cliff Holroyd

A long time resident of Lake County, Ohio, well known for its landscape/nursery industry, Cliff began his career in 1988 at Ridge Manor Nurseries where he held various positions over his 15 years with the company. In 1994, he became the Logistics/Inventory Manager where he learned and applied his transportation management expertise. Cliff joined the Active Plumbing family in 2004 bringing those skills, and his customer focused approach, to our Warehouse & Delivery team.

Outside of work, Cliff is an active member of the youth athletic world coaching various sports from Perry Youth Football to both Rec and Travel Basketball (he has 3 very active kids).