LOS ANGELES – Kevin Monti has joined specialty chemicals distributor Palmer Holland as a Southwest Region Account Manager. His territory includes California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah.

Monti began his career in the coatings industry in 1994 with Specialty Coatings - now Becker Industrial Coatings - working in manufacturing, research and development, and technical sales.  He worked as an outside sales representative for Sherwin-Williams before joining a startup green solvent manufacturer, Vertec BioSolvents, as the Director of Product Technology and Marketing. Monti has spent the last year as Director of Sales and Marketing at Andrews Electronics.