Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Solco Plumbing Supply recent named Michael Hoopingarner its new director of operations.

Hoopingarner has been with Solco Plumbing Supply for seven years and has held several positions in the company including sales, operations and his previous position as director of purchasing. He will remain in charge of the company’s purchasing in addition to his new responsibilities that include operational efficiencies, staff training and new operational-related hiring.