Crescent Electric Names Winner of Annual Founder’s Award (2016)

East Dubuque, IL, June 7, 2017 – Crescent Electric Supply Company, one of the ten largest electrical distributors in the U.S. has announced that Eric Jansen, account manager at the company’s Appleton, WI facility has won the Titus B. Schmid Founder’s Award of Excellence.

The award is presented annually to an account manager who achieves outstanding sales results with GE Lighting products, one of Crescent Electric’s oldest supplier partners (dating from 1925).

As recipient of the award, Jansen received $5,000 in GE stock, a personalized plaque and his named inscribed on a master plaque displayed at Crescent Electric’s corporate office in East Dubuque, IL.

Titus B. Schmid, the award’s namesake, founded Crescent Electric in 1919 with one warehouse in Dubuque, IA. The company is still privately held by the Schmid family and now serves contractor, commercial, institutional and industrial customers with a full range of electrical, data communications, industrial and energy efficient lighting products from 140 locations nationally.

About Crescent Electric Supply Company

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).

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