The extraordinary generosity of donors, both past and present, make it possible for the ASA Education Foundation to develop and deliver education, tools and resources aimed at elevating the workforce of our industry. These efforts result in top-notch role-based training, talent development support and access to a team of ASA-U Advisors to help along the way – all of which impact your industry, your business and your legacy.

Todd Ford on the ASA Education Foundation
Central States Group’s Todd Ford talks about the ASA Education Foundation Karl E. Neupert Endowment Fund.

As we face the looming labor shortages, the Karl E. Neupert Endowment Fund will be more critical than ever to our industry’s future. To ensure you are prepared to meet the challenges ahead, we have set a goal to add “3 million by 2020” to the fund to expand the support available.


We would like to thank the following companies who have already pledged their support to Campaign 2020:

$100,000 - 249,999



$50,000 - 99,999

First Supply
Plumbing Distributors, Inc.
Thos. Somerville Co.


$25,000 - 49,999

APR Supply Co.
Consolidated Supply Co.
WHCI Plumbing Supply Co.


$10,000 - 24,999

Aaron & Co. Central States Group Eastern Industrial Supplies
Etna Supply Co. Robertson Heating Supply Co. Zoeller Co.


Up to $9,999

Added Sales Co. Associated Marketing Bradford White Corp.
Central Sales Charles D. Sheehy Coastal Supply Group
Columbia Specialty Company Cooper New England Sales Elkhart Products Corp.
Erb Co. Hajoca Corp. Hirsch Pipe & Supply Co.
Hodes & Sutter InSinkErator Johnston Supply
Jomar Valve Keidel Supply Co. Kitz Corporation of America
Liberty Pumps M & H Sales Mansfield Plumbing Products
Milford Supply Co. Milwaukee Valve Co. North Shore Heating Supply Co.
Northeastern Supply Northwest Pipe Fittings Pacific Plumbing Supply Co.


In Memory of Donna Marie Troy

Columbia Pipe & Supply Co.

In Memory of Fred V. Keenan
Bradford White Corp.
Columbia Pipe & Supply Co.
Gary Emerson (GRE Partners)
Ed Felten
Hajoca Corp.

Honorary Gifts

In honor of Carl J. Zoeller

We’d also like to recognize our Founding Donors who were essential to fulfilling the original vision of the endowment and the creation of ASA University. Visit for the full list. Without these visionaries, ASA-U would not be the valuable and essential resource it is today.

To add your company to the list of supporters and innovators investing in the future of our industry, visit or contact Amy Black at (630) 467-0000 x 202.