Yvonne Bland is Core & Main’s vice president, sales & business development. She creates the vision, develops, and executes national strategies through successful negotiations nationwide. She leads a national team focused on providing innovative solutions and collaborative delivery for national contractors, government, municipal, and private water entities. Bland is a strong advocate for alliances and partnerships, legislative education and development, effective contract negotiations, innovative technologies and products, and developing enterprise-wide opportunities. Bland has spent her 34+-year career with Core & Main and its legacy companies, serving in a variety of positions.
An influential industry leader, Bland is currently an associate board member for the National Utility Contractors Association. She participates in numerous trade organizations and their committees including the American Water Works Association, Water and Sewer Distributors of America, National Association of Water Companies, Design-Build Institute of America, Water Environment Federation, and more. She is a past board member for the Business Council for National Institute of Government Purchasing.