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Good people are STILL hard to find. COVID has really shaken things up in all facets of the electrical industry, you likely have an inbox of those downsized candidate...I know I do. 

What does not change in a period of uncertainty? Good people are hard to find, still hard at work, and maybe a little more receptive to making a move than ever before.

This month, I thought we'd do try something new, showcasing those candidates who are nearly impossible to find when you need them. If you are interested in learning more about them, please reach out to me at or 847-307-7126 and I'm happy to fill in the blanks. On the other hand, if you're in a position where you're considering making a move and would like to be featured in an upcoming showcase, let me know.

Matrix Pricing Strategist
  • Expert level Epicore/ECLIPSE experience
  • Former owner of a Top 200 electrical distributor as Executive VP/CFO
  • Keenly interested in vendor funds management, those funds that rebuild working capital and those earnings that fall to the bottom line
Switchgear/MCC Technical Support
  • 40+ years sales experience with LV switchgear from panelboards to class III switchboards. Specializing in adding, retrofits and retrofills to vintage switchgear dating to WWII.14 years with major manufacturer 30 with an aftermarket provider.
  • Extensive experience with all major brands MCC's including providing new equipment to retrofitting with modern components. Many successful life extension projects for critical applications with minimal downtime.
  • Specialized in classified and hazardous location electrical equipment. TWIC card carrying, available for site visits. Much in field experience during natural disasters aiding refinery and bulk handling facilities in recovery operations.
Branch/Regional Sales Manager
  • Year over year sales and margin growth, strong P&L experience
  • Extensive high end residential and commercial construction channel experience
  • Turnaround expert, able to adapt to new geographic allocations
  • Experience at the singular branch level up to 10 branches
Lighting and Gear Quotations
  • 7 years managing gear and lighting projects for high volume healthcare account's hospital projects throughout the country ranging from $1,000 to over a million dollars.
  • Square D/SE Advantage, Salesforce, OASIS, Boxfile, Bluebeam, Excel and SAP experience
  • 8 years of outside sales experience focused on the commercial contractor market. Sales volume up to $23M
  • Dynamic senior leader combining years of achievement as a C-level executive for a market-leading distributor in construction,industrial, and commercial markets.
  • Achieve continuous and profitable growth by managing P&L and building high-performance teams
  • 20 years of progressive experience in electrical distribution with experience managing up to 40 branches and $365M in sales
  • Experience with publicly traded and private equity-based organizations
  • Responsibility for up to 40 branches and $365M in sales
Outside Sales Expert (Twin Cities)
  • 15 years of outside sales experience focused on the industrial, end user and OEM channels
  • Award winning sales and margin growth year over year,currently responsible for about $6M in sales
  • Business development expert, not afraid to knock on the door's others considered permanently closed
Pricing/Rebate Expert
  • 25+ years of experience in purchasing, pricing and rebates
  • Responsible for 40+ branches stock pricing
  • Very strong ECLIPSE experience
  • Detail oriented, data driven, expert negotiator

CONGRATULATIONS to the following individual on their promotion:

Anthony Buonocore - Director, Client Services and Business Development - United Electric Supply

CONGRATULATIONS to the following individuals on their role at a new company:

Julie Landis - Region Marketing Director - Rexel
Mark Ganucheau - VP Finance - Crawford Electric Supply
Michael Hermann - VP Sales and Marketing - Werner Electric
Tom Karrenbauer - Regional Sales Manager - Metro Wire and Cable Corp.

Electrical Distributors
  • Regional VP Sales (Industrial Manufacturer)
  • Inside Sales
  • Sales Manager
  • Drives Specialist
  • Switchgear Sales Manager
  • District Sales Manager
  • Automation Specialist
  • Lighting Project Manager
  • National Account Manager
  • Operations Director
  • VP Sales
  • Outside Sales

  • Director of Operations
  • Lighting Quotations 
  • General Manager
  • Lighting Specialist
Prudence Thompson
Senior Partner, Electrical
Distribution Recruiter

Prudence Thompson is an executive recruiter who works exclusively in electrical distribution and has been helping great candidates and companies grow since 1999.

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Industry Events
2020 - UPDATES

2020 Virtual AD North American Meeting
September 29 - October 2

Upper Midwest Electrical Expo
Minneapolis, MN
December 9 - 10

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Mundelein, Illinois 60060

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