New Columbus Branch Manager

LaForce Announces New Columbus Branch Manager

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Dave Mullen, Columbus Branch Manager at LaForce

LaForce is proud to announce Dave Mullen as the new Branch Manager of their office in Columbus, OH effective immediately.

Since joining LaForce as an Architectural Services Consultant in 2011, Dave has played a key role in growing the team and developing strong connections within the community. He has provided educational courses to firms throughout Columbus and Cincinnati, as well as specification writing assistance on many sizeable projects in the healthcare, education, and nonprofit industries.

“As a 10-year veteran of the company, Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role as Branch Manager,” said LaForce President and CEO Brian Mannering. “We are extremely fortunate to have Dave as an integral member of our team and we are excited to see him thrive as he takes on this new challenge.”

Aside from managing the day-to-day operations of LaForce’s Columbus office, Dave will continue to grow his team, create strong community relationships, and foster an inclusive and collaborative culture. He will also promote an environment for continuous improvement by advancing processes to ensure an efficient workflow for both employees and customers.

As a Branch Manager, Dave will lead his team to meet customer needs in every aspect of the business – from doors, frames, and hardware to building specialties, architectural services, and security solutions – in alignment with the LaForce mission.

“I’m very excited to be working with the dedicated team in our Columbus office; they are some of the most talented people I have ever had the privilege of knowing,” said Dave Mullen. “I also look forward to continuing the LaForce tradition of getting involved in our community and giving back.”

About LaForce:

LaForce is one of the largest distributors of door opening products, solutions and services in the United States. We offer services in doors, frames, hardware, keying, building specialties, architectural services, fire door inspections, pre-install, install, and customized pre-finishing, along with our security division, known as Electronic Security Systems. Headquartered in Green Bay, WI since 1954, we now operate 15 locations throughout the country. For more information, please visit