Crawford Electric Supply/Sonepar (Houston)
Chastity DeVito (photo above) joined the company as Houston sales leader and member of the branch’s management team. DeVito is an electrical distribution veteran with more than 20 years of hands-on experience in sales development and leadership. As sales leader, DeVito develops and execute plans that identify and service key customers with an emphasis on profitable growth.
Crescent Electric Supply (East Dubuque, IL)
Ben Granley joined the company as senior vice president of operations, according to a LinkedIn post. Granley was president of Dexter Laundry, Hiawatha, IA, for two years and spent close to 17 years with Werner Electric Supply, Cottage Grove, MN.
Arlington Industries (Scranton, PA)
Tom Gretz was appointed president. He will assume the duties of Arlington’s recently deceased, long-time president, Tom Stark.
From the time he joined the company as vice president and general manager in 1987, Gretz worked with Tom Stark in developing the many innovative, time-saving products Arlington has introduced over the past several years. He holds hundreds of patents for electrical products, and has several patents pending.
Gretz worked in the electrical industry for more than 50 years. He began his career at Halex Co, rising through the ranks to become vice president of Engineering and Services. He holds a bachelor's of science degree in mechanical engineering from Cleveland State University, and an MBA in business administration from Baldwin Wallace College.
Gretz has been a member of the prestigious Cosmos Club since 2007. Membership, by invitation only, is granted to high-achieving inventors and representatives of the legal, political, aerospace, technology and other industries. He and his wife Mary reside in South Florida. They have two grown daughters.
Winsupply (Dayton, OH)
Andrew Goetz is now president of Wilcon Corp., a Winsupply general contractor. He joins Wilcon with nearly three decades of experience in the construction industry. Goetz spent most of his career with Shook Construction, most recently serving as executive vice president of Building Construction. In this role, he worked on education, healthcare and industrial projects that have helped grow the Dayton area and throughout the region. Some notable projects include the GE Aviation EPISCenter, Community Tissue Services and Levitt Pavilion.
For the past 45 years, Wilcon has provided millwork, metal building, and design-build construction services, and will continue to do so under Goetz’s guidance. He is a Dayton native and received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Dayton.
Werner Electric Supply (Appleton, WI)
Craig Wiedemeier, president was recently selected as a Titan 100 business executive at www.titan100.biz, according to a LinkedIn post. Werner Electric Supply was ranked #32 on Electrical Wholesaling’s 2022 Top 150 ranking, with 455 employees and 11 locations.