Management Team

Our top-level management team possesses over 100 years of beer and beverage distribution experience under one roof.  We invite you to put our experience to work for your business here in the South Texas market. 

Barry Hartman – President and General Manager


Barry has over 40 years of beverage industry experience, having begun working along side his father in the family business upon graduation from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977.  He is married with three sons and enjoys golf.

David Hartman – Vice President of Marketing


David has 30+ years of beverage industry experience, joining the company full-time in 1989, following his graduation from Texas A&M University.  He is married with a son, stepdaughter and two granddaughters.  He enjoys coaching youth and high school football and currently coaches at St. Joseph High School in Victoria.

Mike Rodriguez – Sales Manager


Mike joined the company in 1997, following his introduction into the beverage business with Del Papa Distributing.  Starting as a Route Merchandiser, he eventually worked as a Sales Representative and Space Management/Key Account Manager prior to assuming the role of Sales Manager in 2018, following the retirement of Gary Knox.  Mike is married with two children and enjoys photography and kayaking in his spare time. 

Frank Salazar – Operations / Fleet Manager


Frank Salazar also began his career in the beverage business with local competitor, Del Papa Distributing.  Frank held a number of positions from Route Merchandiser to Sales Rep, before taking on his present role of Operations / Fleet Manager, overseeing all day-to-day delivery and warehousing operations for the company.  Frank is married with 3 children and is an avid football and New Orleans Saints fan. 

Kenneth Myers – Category Management / Off-Premise Key Accounts 


Kenneth came to Hartman Distributing Company in April 1979, giving him over 40 years experience in the beverage business.  Starting as a Route Salesman after beginning his career with Elder Distributing, he became a Sales Representative when the company began pre-selling accounts in the early 90's, eventually advancing to Area Sales Manager (Supervisor) until moving into his current role, working with Key Accounts and coordinating HDC's category management efforts.  Kenneth has 3 children and is an avid rodeo and sports fan.

Area Sales Management

Michael Ruiz – Red Bull Brand Manager



Jimmie Perez – On-Premise / Draft / Special Events Manager



Chico Alcorta – Area Sales Manager



Ronnie Rozner – Area Sales Manager



Ty Dromgoole – Area Sales Manager



Additional Management Staff

Randy Garvel – Order Analyst / Inventory Management 



Archie Franklin – Warehouse Manager

Keith Bell - Route Merchandiser Supervisor

Manuel "Manny" Martinez – Retail Visibility Manager

Gayle Dar – Graphic Merchandising

Evelyn Jackson – Office Manager

Diana White – Financial Manager

Contact Us

It is very easy to get in touch with us. Call us at 361-573-5248 or Toll Free at 800-444-3755 or write to us using the Contact Form.

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