Danze and Gerber have announced the addition of Mike Walleck as the director of sales for the Western Region.

Walleck brings more than 20 years of experience to the Danze and Gerber teams. He was most recently sales director at Ward Manufacturing, where he honed his management skills overseeing a sales team that included manufacturers representatives in more than 10 states.

In his role with Danze and Gerber, Walleck will manage and implement the companies’ sales strategies in the Western Region in conjunction with a team of regional managers and manufacturers representative agencies. He will work across several vertical customer channels, including residential builders, plumbers, hospitality, multi-family and more.

Prior to joining Ward, Walleck spent time at well-known plumbing, HVAC and building products companies, including TOTO USA, American Standard and Mohawk Industries, among others.