The members listed below were recognized based on objective criteria tracked by IMARK headquarters for effective implementation of IMARK marketing and training programs and exemplary support of IMARK preferred suppliers.
The IMARK preferred suppliers listed below were recognized based on the results of a member-ranking process, effective implementation of IMARK marketing, communications, training programs and product management and their superior support of IMARK members.
Winning companies were designated in three relative size categories (A, AA and AAA) with “A” for relatively smaller companies and “AAA” for relatively larger companies.
Member of the Year: AAA-I: Crescent Electric Supply Co., East Dubuque, Illinois; AAA-II: Dakota Supply Group, Fargo, North Dakota; AA: St. Louis Metro Electric Supply Inc., St. Louis, Missouri; A: (tie) Kovalsky-Carr Electric Supply Co. Inc., Rochester, New York and Maltby Electric Supply Co. Inc., San Francisco, California.
Marketing Program Excellence: AAA: Summit Electric Supply, Albuquerque, New Mexico; AA: Inline Electric
Supply Co. Inc., Huntsville, Alabama; A: Dickman Supply Inc., Sidney, Ohio.
GainShare Achievement: AAA: Winsupply Inc., Dayton, Ohio; AA: Sequel Electrical Supply, Meridian,
Mississippi; A: Gordon Electric Supply Inc., Kankakee, Illinois.
Purchasing Power: AAA: Elliott Electric Supply Inc., Nacogdoches, Texas; AA: Cape Electrical Supply, Cape
Girardeau, Missouri; A: Wedco Inc., Reno, Nevada.
Excellence in Sales and Marketing (A, AA, AAA): Sequel Electrical Supply, Meridian, Mississippi; Blazer Electric Supply Co., Colorado Springs, Colorado; Mayer Electric Supply, Birmingham, Alabama.
Supplier of the Year: AAA: Southwire Co.; AA: Arlington Industries Inc.; A: Klein Tools Inc.
Excellence in Product Marketing: AAA: Signify; AA: (tie) Milbank Mfg. Co. and Universal Lighting Technologies
Inc.; A: ILSCO.
Excellence in Marketing and Communications: AAA: Legrand; AA: IDEAL Industries; A: NSI Industries LLC.
Excellence in Service and Support: AAA: Leviton Manufacturing Co.; AA: Intermatic Inc.; A: Klein Tools Inc.
Excellence in Sales Leadership: AAA: Acuity Brands; AA: RAB Lighting Inc.; A: SATCO Products Inc.
MEMBER(s) OF THE YEAR:
AAA-I: Crescent Electric Supply Company, East Dubuque, IllinoisRob Onorato, Marty Burbridge, Dick Cody
AAA-II: Dakota Supply Group, Fargo, North DakotaRyan Tracy, Paul Kennedy, John Gearman
AA: St. Louis Metro Electric Supply Inc., St. Louis, MissouriWilliam Frisells, Bob Mirbaha
A: (TIE) Kovalsky-Carr Electric Supply Co., Inc., Rochester, New YorkArnold Kovalsky
A: (TIE) Maltby Electric Supply Co. Inc., San Francisco, CaliforniaJohn Maltby, Rodney Jason
MARKETING PROGRAM EXCELLENCE:
AAA: Summit Electric Supply, Albuquerque, New MexicoKevin Powell, Sheila Hernandez
AA: Inline Electric Supply Co. Inc., Huntsville, AlabamaBruce Summerville
A: Dickman Supply Inc., Sidney, OhioBrent Palser, Mark Winner, Chris Geise
AAA: Winsupply Inc., Dayton, OhioPaul Perry
AA: Sequel Electrical Supply, Meridian, Mississippi Lee Moseley, Kay Sosebee
A: Gordon Electric Supply Inc., Kankakee, IllinoisDan Korthauer, Cara Gordon Potter
AAA: Elliott Electric Supply Inc., Nacogdoches, TexasBill Elliott
AA: Cape Electrical Supply, Cape Girardeau, MissouriEvan Lyles, Coy Fitzgerald, Robby Ringstaff
A: Wedco Inc., Reno, NevadaRich Stoltz
SUPPLIER(s) OF THE YEAR:
AAA: Southwire CompanyJay Carver, Bill Parrish, Brad Thomas
AA: Arlington Industries IncNick Montalbano, Tom Stark, Don Ambrose
A: Klein Tools Inc.Alan Frakes
EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCT MARKETING:
AAA: Signifynot pictured
AA: Milbank Mfg. Co.Chris Buelow, Tom Henke
AA: Universal Lighting Technologies Inc.Jeff Bristol, Joseph Damiani
A: ILSCOGary Norris, Kurt Wintersberger
EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS:
AAA: LegrandGerald Connolly, Sheri Cantrell
AA: IDEAL IndustriesBob Fox, Elissa Wenster
A: NSI Industries LLC Tom Wallace, Janet Caruso, Dave DiDonato
EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE AND SUPPORT:
AAA: Leviton Manufacturing Co.Brett Serxner, Bill Cheetham, Gino Dabbicco
AA: Intermatic IncorporatedSteve French
A: Klein Tools Inc.Alan Frakes
EXCELLENCE IN SALES LEADERSHIP:
AAA: Acuity BrandsBrian Whitmire
AA: RAB Lighting Inc.Frank Gaudio, Terri Dumas, Matt Taets
A: SATCO Products Inc.Mark Corcoran, Bill Gildin, Alan Karen, Gary Siegal