T. Christy Enterprises, based in Anaheim, Calif., hired Tim Collier, formerly with rep firm Garey-White & Associates, based in San Leandro, Calif., as part of the merging of resources between the two companies.

T. Christy Enterprises and Garey-White & Associates are merging their resources and consolidating operations. Collier entered the plumbing industry in 1992 as an independent manufacturers rep serving northern California wholesalers, plumbing contractors and general contractors. He was a defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers football team from 1982 to 1985 and played on the Super Bowl XIX team. Collier will be based at T. Christy's Sacramento, Calif., distribution center.