Diane Hendricks owns Hendricks Holding Company, which includes an extensive and diverse portfolio of domestic and international companies. Diane is also chairperson of ABC Supply Co., Inc., the company she co-founded with her late husband, Ken Hendricks. Beloit, Wisconsin-based ABC Supply is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows, and other select exterior building products. The company was founded in 1982 and has been the recipient of 12 Gallup Great Workplace Awards the last twelve consecutive years, which honors the most engaged and productive workforces in the world.
With a strong personal commitment to civic and philanthropic projects, Diane is also actively involved in a wide range of community organizations in her native Wisconsin. She is one of the major underwriters of Wisconsin Eye Public Affairs Network, the first privately funded state public affairs network. She is co-chair of Rock County 5.0, a public/private economic development organization that is focused on retaining and creating jobs in her native Rock County. She has served on the boards of the Stateline Boys & Girls Club and Beloit Memorial Hospital, and is currently serving on the boards of the Beloit Foundation, Forward Janesville, Kandu Industries, Blackhawk Bank, and the Hendricks Family Foundation. In addition, Diane was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees of Beloit College. All of Diane’s pursuits are guided by her strong patriotic and conservative values. The Hendricks family includes seven children – Kendra, Kim, Kathy, Kevin, Brent, Kara and Konya, and 17 grandchildren.