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Julia Klein


Julia Klein, Owner, Chairwoman, and CEO, has led the transformation of C.H. Briggs from a third-generation family business to a growth platform company. One of the nationís top 100 women-owned businesses, C.H. Briggs has been in the top-quartile for profitability in its industry segment for 18 years. Julia has developed the company from hardware distributor into one of the nationís largest independently owned distributors of a wide-range of specialty building materials. Known for its early and innovative application of technology, C.H. Briggs became the first company in its industry segment to deliver full service online, and the first to offer a green building product line. Headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, C.H. Briggs has 170 co-workers, with more than 200 vendors and 15,000 customers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan.

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