East Dubuque, IL, (May 31, 2019) – Crescent Electric Supply Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Buxton to the position of Vice President of Supply Chain. In this new role, Buxton will have responsibility for company-wide purchasing, inventory management, logistics and operations.
Buxton is a highly accomplished supply chain executive that has many successes in leading logistic operations, budget management and financial analysis for Fortune 500 companies. He is a trusted advisor and expert in supply chain inventory management, distribution, warehousing and operations.
“Jeff brings strong, results-driven leadership to the company with a proven track record of implementing customer service, profitability, working capital efficiency through supply chain excellence,” stated Derek Schmidt, Crescent Electric Chief Financial Officer.
As a respected leader, Buxton will be a great asset to the Crescent Electric leadership team. Jeff graduated from Wittenberg University with a BA in Business Administration, received his MBA in Operations from Lewis University, and attended Northwestern’s Executive Management Institute, Kellogg School of Management where he received a certificate of Professional Achievement. Jeff will be relocating to Dubuque, Iowa.
Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the largest electrical supply distributors in the U.S. The family-owned business has served contractors, institutional, and industrial customers with a broad line of electrical, industrial, and data communication products from 130+ branch locations in 26 states for over a century. In addition to the Crescent Electric brand, customers are served by BA Supply in Missouri, Interstate Electric Supply in Idaho, Mesco Electrical Supply in Ohio, Womack Electric Supply in Virginia and North Carolina, Stoneway Electric Supply in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho and National Electric Supply in New Mexico. The Company received the Best of the Best Overall Distributor Marketing Award for 2018 from the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED).