Our Team

Alan Taranto

Alan is Director of Hospitality for HPS and has over 20 years of plumbing project industry experience ranging from working directly for major industry manufacturing calling on Hotel Flag Brand Sales, Design & Specification Firms, and Hotel Project Managers to key Plumbing Wholesale Distribution leaders. He has over 12 years working closely with major Hotel Flags and their Developer/Ownership and Franchise Groups along with the top Design firms creating specifications for some of the most iconic and inspiring hotel projects in the US. Alan has worked for many years to ensure the best quality and respected relationships while pulling together shared interest when completing a hotel specification and selling through to the market place with best value. Alan has recorded well over 300 key account relationships over the past 20 years including top Hotel Flags, Hotel Owners & Developers, Architect & Design Firms along with many hotel industry influencers and leaders.

Steve Schibetta

Steve is the Operations Manager for HPS and has been an active and integral part of the plumbing industry at the showroom, hotel/hospitality, and wholesale distribution levels for close to 30 years. His product knowledge and expertise are widely known. Steve brings his extensive sales, purchasing, e-commerce, export, and supply chain management experience to every hospitality project and customer to provide the best value proposition.

Francis Arca

As our Warehouse Lead, Francis brings HPS logistics into the 21St Century with a degree of energy and enthusiasm that yields maximum productivity in material management. Francis ensures our warehouse team excels at tasks pertaining to third party logistics, tracking, and coordinated returns. He is skilled in communicating effectively to meet and exceed customer deadlines and requirement dates all while maintaining a positive team-spirited manor.

Nicholas Gregory

Nick is the Accounts Specialist for HPS and has been in the plumbing distribution industry for the last 14 years. His experience ranges from all aspects of the plumbing industry including overseeing daily warehouse operations, handling logistics coordination for the delivery department to Internet Sales and purchasing material for outgoing orders.  Nick’s willingness to learn all the aspects of the plumbing distribution industry has helped his career flourish in HPS as one of the go-to Account Specialists.

Ryan Whitmer

Ryan is the Senior Account Executive for HPS and has over 14 years of experience working with key decision makers and high valued customers in and around the wholesale distribution industry.  Ryan brings his enthusiasm, energy and plumbing industry knowledge as a great addition to the Hospitality Product Supply Team.  He is committed to solving any and all industry challenges and is excited to start working with you on future projects.