Management Team

About Us

AAdvantage Laundry Systems, Inc. founded in 1996 is one of the largest volume distributors in the world, generating over 30 million in revenue annually.

We offer turn-key solutions which include design and layout services, financing or leasing options, full service and installation technicians, construction consultation, business projections, site location demographics, and evaluation of green-friendly alternatives to reduce energy consumption and reduce operating expenses.

AAdvantage Laundry Systems is part of  EVI Industries. EVI is a distributor of commercial laundry and dry cleaning equipment, industrial boilers, and related parts, supplies, and technical services. AAdvantage Laundry Systems strives to partner with customers in the market through volume purchasing and discount.

Meet the Team


Ryan Smith


Ryan joined AAdvantage Laundry Systems as an installation technician in a part-time role while attending college. He transitioned into a sales/branch manager position, when he opened the first AAdvantage Laundry Systems branch office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ryan spent 8 years in Tulsa before joining a global consulting firm as an Assistant Vice President in Raleigh, NC. In February 2010, Ryan rejoined AAdvantage as the Vice President and now holds the role of President.  Ryan has been an integral part of not only AAdvantage's sales and revenue growth but also it's geographical footprint.


Will Hunt

VP Operations

Will joined AAdvantage in 2023 as the VP of Operations for the Central Region of EVI.  He is responsible for the operations strategy and growth of the business units in the central region.  Will received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University.  Prior to AAdvantage, Will owned and managed multiple businesses in the automotive industry.  He has extensive experience in operations leadership and M&A and has held several executive positions overseeing successful turnarounds and acquisitions.


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Thao Le


Thao joined AAdvantage Laundry Systems as Controller in the South Central Region.  She received her BS in Computer Science and Software Engineering, MS in Accounting, and MBA, all from the University of Texas at Dallas.  She is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Public Accountant.  Previous experience includes internal audit, public accounting (audit and advisory), and progressive accounting positions.  She has had several consulting positions with system conversions and integration to round out her experience.  She enjoys hiking, gardening, and playing strategy games.



Daniel Kramer

Sales Manager - OK,AR


David Somerman

Sales Manager - West TX


David Trotter

Sales Manager - Central TX


Jason Napier

Sales Manager - NC,SC,VA

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Janis Zimmerman

Sales Manager - Industrial

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Jerry Lewis

Sales Manager - Multi-Housing


Marcela Veloz

Sales Enablement Director


Richie Lamb

Sales Manager - East TX, LA


Shawn Allen

Sales Manager - Government


Heather Mccullough

Human Resources Director 


Alex Izedonmwen

Marketing Director

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Eddie Owens

Install Manager

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Jeff Walden

Service Manager

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Scott Frankum

Parts Manager


Justin Owens

Parts Specialist


Krystal Kinser


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Matthew Jackson

Logistics Coordinator

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Travis Varnell


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Tonya Crane