Who We Are
Greystone Warner is a strategic procurement, supply chain integration, and diversified distribution company. We distribute facility maintenance supplies, industrial packaging, and food service disposables, and specialty products.
We have exclusive distribution of our SMART® brand of foodservice disposables, janitorial supplies, dispensers, and equipment. Our value proposition is simple. We simplify, systemize, and structure solutions that are specific and scalable, to help companies be more productive and effective, and buildings cleaner, functional, and more efficient.
Greystone Warner was incorporated in 2015, to provide product solutions and supplies to businesses in all industries. Prior to that, since 1995, its sister company focused on supplying the construction industry and still provides that service today. The Company has the distribution of SMART® brand, though exclusive distribution partnership with Southeastern Paper Group (SEPG), a subsidiary of Envoy Solutions, Inc.
Meet the Minds Behind Greystone
Ricardo A. Richardson
Vice President / Business Development
Greystone has distribution of SMART® brand, though exclusive distribution partnership with Southeastern Paper Group (SEPG), subsidiary of Envoy Solutions, Inc. Through this partnership, our specialty distribution platform has 39 Distributions Centers nationwide, with over 2.8M square feet of warehouse space, 1,000+ Suppliers, 500+ Manufacturers, and 400+ delivery vehicles.
We offer more than 25,000+ products, including national brands like Carlyle, 3M, Shurtape, Intertape Polymer, Berry, Georgia-Pacific, Kimberly-Clark, Rubbermaid, P&G, Waxie, Dixie, DART, Eco and environmentally friendly solutions.
Greystone is the Minority Distribution Partner under a Strategic Mentor Protégé Agreement with Southeastern Paper Group (SEPG), a billion-dollar business that has been in the industrial products, food services, and packaging manufacturing and supply for the past 50 years, incorporated in 1969.
The company distributes over 25,000+ products out of its national distribution and warehouse facilities. Clients include Fortune 500 companies that are leaders in the industry. In 2020, acquired by FEMSA Coca-Cola (NYSE: FMX). Website: www.sepg.com
Envoy Solutions is a multi-billion dollar holding company that includes SEPG, WAXIE, North American, WAXIE, and NVISION.
By combining the strengths, capabilities and geographic footprint, Envoy Solutions is well-positioned as the premier specialty distribution platform in the United States. Facts include: $1.9Billion, 36,000+ Customers, $100M Inventory, 600+ Million Pounds Delivered, 1.4+ Million Orders, 2.8M Sq. Ft. of space, 1,800+ Associates. Website: www.envoysolutions.com
Mr. Richardson has over 23 years of experience in Executive Management, Project Finance, Risk Management, Supply Chain Management and Logistics. He is a graduate of St. John’s University, with B.Sc. Mathematics and Statistics, with certifications in Actuarial Science and Risk Management. Ricardo was an Actuary for Golden Rule, now United Healthcare, and the Sr. Forecast Analyst for Roadway Services, which owned Roadway Express, now billion-dollar giant YRC Freight; RGA, Roadway Packaging Systems (RPS), now FedEx Ground. He oversaw the worldwide forecasting for RGA next-day and express shipping forecast and budget, with projections of over $300M annually.
Ricardo is responsible for all strategic distribution and manufacturing partnerships, project finance, quality assurance and control. Additionally, he manages all logistics and supply-chain optimization services of the company, and product development and distribution.
Mr. Fields has been in sales and development for over 20+ years. He was the leading sales executive nationwide for Canon and has held several senior sales and business development positions for several companies in pharmaceuticals, optometry, health sciences, manufacturing, and distribution.
Lionel co-founded Priority Access Healthcare and as CEO oversaw strategic partnerships and emerging markets. He grew the company from inception and later sold the company to a medical practitioner group. Lionel was also a partner in Lab Testing Facility that facilitated DNA swab testing. He is actively involved in professional sports advising NBA, NFL and professional boxing athletes on branding, sales and marketing.