Olmsted-Kirk Honors Two Spartan Managers

March 31, 2021 Olmsted-Kirk Honors Two Spartan Managers

Olmsted-Kirk Equipment & Supply Co. has named Spartan Chemical Co. Inc.’s Ryan Elias and Dee Womack its 2020 Vendor Representatives of the Year.

Elias serves as vendor representative for Olmsted-Kirk’s Longview, Texas, branch. He currently serves as regional manager of Spartan’s East Texas division, a position he has held since he joined the company in December 2018. This marks the second consecutive year Elias has been honored by Olmsted-Kirk.

“Olmsted-Kirk has many outstanding vendors; this is quite an accomplishment for Ryan to be selected for the second year in a row as the best,” said Jeromy Calhoun, vice president of Olmsted-Kirk’s Longview Branch. “During this unprecedented year, Ryan stepped up and impressed us with his knowledge and problem solving to ensure Olmsted-Kirk was able to meet the specific needs of each of our customers.”

Womack has been with Spartan since 2016. He was named regional manager in 2017 and is responsible for the service, sales, and support of Spartan distributors throughout the Dallas metro area.

“Dee Womack showed exemplary performance in supporting Olmsted-Kirk Dallas in a very tough year,” said Larry Lacy, Olmsted-Kirk senior vice president offacility solutions. “Among our great vendor representatives, Dee managed to excel in helping accommodate our customers’ needs in regards to inventory, training and consultation. Dee made sure we had what we needed when it was otherwise impossible to do so.”

About Spartan
Based in Maumee, Ohio, Spartan Chemical Co. Inc. is an international manufacturer of chemical specialty products for commercial, institutional, and industrial accounts that are sold nationwide exclusively through authorized distributors. For more information, visit

About Olmsted-Kirk
Olmsted-Kirk Equipment & Supply Co. is a Dallas, Texas-based, family owned and operated distributor of janitorial and sanitation products. For more information, visit