CEP Certification, LLC Announces July 2013 Certified Electrical Professionals

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Sixty-one individuals receive their CEP. Certification recognizes education, training, experience and professionalism in electrical distribution.

CEP Certification, LLC (CEP Certification) a limited liability corporation established by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) announces the July 2013 Certified Electrical Professional – Inside Sales (CEP – IS) and Certified Electrical Professional – Outside Sales (CEP – OS) certificants.

CEP is a certification program for distributors, manufacturers and others in the electrical distribution channel. Certification gives the holder credibility in their industry and increases the professionalism of the industry as a whole. CEP certification identifies that the holder has demonstrated expertise in areas such as product knowledge, customer service, sales skills, and other skills giving them added credibility in the electrical industry.

Since its inception in 2009, the CEP has certified 679 individuals from 72 companies nationwide.

The following have been awarded the Certified Electrical Professional – Inside Sales:

Nick Abbott, All Industrial Electric Supply, Burlingame, Calif.
Theadora N. Ammon, Electrical Equipment Company, Richmond, Va.
Marvin G. Bailey, Western Extralite Co., Salina, Kan.
Zach R. Brock, Rexel, Kennesaw, Ga.
Lori A. Cannaday, Border States Electric, Phoenix, Ariz.
Janet Y. Der, Western Extralite Co., Lenexa, Kan.
Lori A. Duckett, Butler Supply, Inc., Troy, Mo.
Michael S. Fanning, Hunzicker Lighting Gallery, Oklahoma City
Jeffery L. Fetterman, The Hite Company, Erie, Pa.
Sean E. Georgi, City Electric Company, Inc., Oswego, N.Y.
David Grissom, The Reynolds Company, Dallas
Brian K. Hindman, Dakota Supply Group, Mitchell, S.D.
Travis L. Kasemodel, Viking Electric Supply/Div. of Sonepar USA, Madison, Wis.
Craig H. Kehne, All Industrial Electric Supply, Burlingame, Calif.
Thomas J. Kor, Border States Electric, Marshall, Minn.
Kaylyn M. Lewis, Butler Supply, Inc., Kaiser, Mo.
Adam MacLeod, Daltco Electric & Supply LTD., Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Brett M. Marok, Rexel, Duluth, Ga.
Ashlea R. McCarty, Border States Electric, Phoenix, Ariz.
Daniel B. Messina, Western Extralite Co., Kansas City, Mo.
Eric M. Miller, The Hite Company, Pittsburgh
William A. Minton, The Hite Company, Pittsburgh
Shaw Montgomery, Rexel, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Mendy A. O'Connor, Electrical Equipment Company, Newport News, Va.
Ryan P. Opfer, The Hite Company,    Pittsburgh
Alexander Orr, Everlast Lighting, Jackson, Mich.
Keith A. Rigo, Mars Electric Co., Cleveland
Adam W. Roberts, Standard Electric Supply Co., Stevens Point, Wis.
Lorri A. Roberts, Viking Electric Supply/Div. of Sonepar USA    , Kenosha, Wis.
Christopher L. Schalke, WESCO Distribution, South Bend, Ind.
Lee A. Straight, Rexel, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Dustin R. Sussdorf, Graybar, Hammond, Ind.
Michael H. Sutherland, Rexel, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Kristye H. Taylor, The Reynolds Company, Dallas
Eric Traue, HESCO-Hartford Electric Supply Co., Inc., Rocky Hill, Conn.
Stephanie A. Van Olst, Horizon Solutions, Manchester, N.H.
Curtis R. Weber, Dakota Supply Group, Mitchell, S.D.
Joseph G. Whitt, Rexel, Broken Arrow, Okla.
George B. Winingear, Butler Supply, Inc., Fulton, Mo.
Russell D. Wiser, Hunzicker Brothers, Inc., Oklahoma City
Michael R. Zucker, Mars Electric Co., Macedonia, Ohio

The following have been awarded the Certified Electrical Professional – Outside Sales:

Joel Affeldt, W.A. Roosevelt Co./Div. of Dakota Supply Group, La Crosse, Wis.
Andrew D. Bradley, Mayer Electric Supply Co., Inc., Richmond, Va.
Preston L. Butler, Jr., Rexel, Orlando, Fla.
David E. Cucerzan, Rexel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
David G. Dixon, CapitalTristate, Upper Marlboro, Md.
Harvey L. Doerr, Dakota Supply Group, Mitchell, S.D.
Stephen Gettys, Rexel, Sarasota, Fla.
Paul Giler, Mayer Electric Supply Co., Inc., Charlotte, N.C.
Christopher S. Hardy, CapitalTristate, Upper Marlboro, Md.
Richard P. Haseley, Rexel, Orlando, Fla.
David A. James, Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Daniel S. Jarmy, Rexel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Robert A. Johnson, CapitalTristate, Baltimore
David W. Knighton, CED, Bowling Green, Ky.
Gregory K. McLaughlin, CapitalTristate, Baltimore
Michael Mendivil, Hubbell Lighting, Inc., El Paso, Texas
Timothy W. Morehead, Wildcat Electric Supply Ltd., Houston
Timothy Philipp, Rexel, Tampa, Fla.
Randy R. Phillips, Mayer Electric Supply Co., Inc., Richmond, Va.
John M. Vinciguerra, Jr., Rexel, Tampa, Fla.

The next set of test dates will be January 13-24, 2014. Interested candidates should begin preparing now. Suggested courses, candidate guides, sample exam questions, self-assessments, and other helpful materials can be found on the NAED website, http://www.naed-cep.org. For additional information, contact the NAED Member Services at certification@naed.org or toll-free at (888) 791-2512.

CEP Certification, LLC (CEP Certification) is a limited liability corporation established by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) to develop and administer certification and recertification processes for the purpose of designating those individuals who have met CEP Certification professional knowledge standards. The mission of CEP Certification is to enhance the performance of individuals working in the electrical distribution industry by setting standards for the performance of industry job roles and assessing individuals against these standards.

The NAED is the trade association for the $70+ billion electrical distribution industry. Through networking, education, research, and benchmarking, NAED helps electrical distributors increase profitability and improve the channel. NAED’s membership operates in approximately 4,400 locations internationally.


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