Chuck Zappola

Regional Vice President, South Central Region
Core & Main

Chuck Zappola is regional vice president, South Central Region, for Core & Main. He has responsibility for sales growth, profitability and operational excellence in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Core & Main is a leading distributor of waterworks and fire protection infrastructure products in the U.S.

Zappola is focused on seizing opportunities for expansion with new customers, markets and industry developments. He joined the company in 1996 as an inside sales representative, progressing up through the organization as branch operations manager, outside sales representative, sales manager, district manager and regional director of sales and operations. With strengths in talent development, sales leadership, relationship building and negotiations, Zappola is positioned to lead his region to new heights as Core & Main’s business grows.

Zappola studied business and marketing at Cleveland State University. He is an active member of the American Water Works Association, National Utility Contractors Association, Office of Consumer Advocate and Texas Water Association.

About Core & Main

Based in St. Louis, Core & Main is a leading distributor of water, sewer, storm drain and fire protection products in the United States. Operating more than 250 branches nationwide, the company combines local expertise with a national supply chain to provide contractors and municipalities innovative solutions for new construction and aging infrastructure. Core & Main’s 3,000 plus associates are committed to the safe distribution of water and fire protection to help communities thrive. Visit to learn more.


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