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Good people are STILL hard to find. The pandemic has really shaken things up in all facets of the electrical industry, you likely have an inbox of those downsized candidates...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, we thought we'd try something new, showcasing those candidates. As I speak regularly with our industry leaders, I have identified a few candidates that I'd like to introduce you to. If you are interested in learning more about them, please reach out to me at or 847-307-7128; and I'm happy to tell you more.

This person began as a Product Manager at Hubbell, working in new product development, with 13 patents and more than $10 MM in sales.  
  • A Marketing Manager that was promoted to VP; responsible for a P&L of $50 million
  • Experience in selling through the electrical distribution channel and running a sales team
  • Based in the Midwest, Southeast or Mid Atlantic but does not mind starting in a Sales Manager role to prove his value.
A Territory Sales Manager who started out at Ideal Industries. This person has experience calling on electrical engineers, contractors and electrical distributors.
  • Increased sales at Distribution by over 100% in two years
  • Called on OEM's that were National Accounts, such as  Dart Container, Johnson Controls, Lear and PCA
  • Has worked in OEM and MRO sales
  • Based in the Midwest
Experience in the Retail Home improvement segment, then moved to a sales role in the HVAC, Plumbing, Refrigeration, and Industrial markets. This person worked in the electrical division for the last 16 years.
  • Managed 7 independent rep agencies, within the 10 Midwest states and $40 MM
  • Extensive knowledge of buying groups IMARK and AD, national chains, and independents of every size within distribution
  • Based in the Midwest but open to move to the NC area

Ted Konnerth (of Egret Consulting Group) joins Merrimack Group of Merrimack, NH as a Manager Director.

Merrimack Group is a mergers & acquisitions (M&A) consulting firm; specializing in STEM fields, including lighting, industrial cutting and welding and diagnostics. Merrimack Group has 20 years of M&A experience, with deals ranging from $1 - 333 million. More information about Merrimack Group can be found...

CONGRATULATIONS to the following individuals on their promotion:

David Geon  - VP of Sales, Americas - Belden

CONGRATULATIONS to the following individuals on their new role or company move:

Brian Prusinski - Regional Sales Manager - Kris Tech Wire
Jay Lahman - CEO - Lapp Group
Mitch Rice - Regional Sales Manager - Kris Tech Wire
Nick Gor - Regional Outside Sales - Connect-Air Genuine Cable Group
Stuart Ellerbe - Regional Sales - Kris Tech Wire
Tim KingPresident, Southwire Canada - Southwire
Wayne Birch - Regional Sales Manager - Kris Tech Wire
Will Green - VP Sales and Marketing - Eaton, Electrical Sector

- Regional Sales Manager - Tool Manufacturer
- Product Manager - Wire & Cable Manufacturer
- Operations Director - Wire & Cable Manufacturer
- Application Engineer - Tool Manufacturer
- President - Industrial Wire Manufacturer
- Plant Manager - Building Wire Manufacturer
- Channel Sales Manager - Wire Mfr.
- Process Engineer - Wire & Cable Mfr.
- Regional Sales Manager - Wire & Cable Manufacturer
- Process Engineer - Industrial Wire & Cable Manufacturer
- Sales Manager - Electrical Construction Connector Mfr.
- RSM - Building & Industrial Wire Manufacturer
- National Accounts Manager  - Building & Bare Cooper Wire Mfr.
- Quality Control Manager - Coaxial Cable Manufacturer
- Sales Manager - Aerospace & Automotive Wire Manufacturer
- Outside Sales - Independent Manufacturer's Rep
- Outside Sales - Industrial Wire Manufacturer & Distributor
- Sales Manager - Terminal & Crimping System Manufacturer
- Outside Sales - Electrical Wire & Cable Distributor
- Production Manager - International High Voltage Wire Mfr.
- Director of Sales - Commercial Industrial Segments Manufacturer
- Director of Corporate Accts - Electrical Connector Manufacturer
- Head of Product Mgt - Electronic/Electrical Wire & Component Mfr.
Pati Kelly
Wire and Cable Recruiter

Pati Kelly is an executive recruiter specializing in the wire & cable industry. She helps manufacturers find sales, operations and engineering talent to help grow their companies.

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