EAST DUBUQUE, IL, June 8, 2017 – Crescent Electric Supply Company has announced the appointment of Alice Vontalge to the newly created role of Vice President - Chief Strategy Officer. In this position, Alice’s primary responsibilities will be developing and executing strategies for inorganic growth initiatives; measuring and communicating organizational progress against the company’s long-term strategic plan; and acting as the lead change agent on critical need projects.
Vontalge has been with Crescent for twenty one years, starting in the position of Corporate Controller and advancing to Vice President of Finance in 2001, where she managed the corporate support departments of accounts payables, accounts receivables, credit and accounting. Alice played key roles in the company’s ERP conversion project and continuous improvement initiatives.
Speaking of the appointment, Crescent Electric president and CEO Marty Burbridge stated “The Chief Strategy Officer will play a key role in developing our overarching corporate strategies related to mergers and acquisitions as well as expansion of business lines, products and market segments. Alice’s deep knowledge of the industry and our business make her an ideal candidate for this position.”
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).