FARGO, N.D. – Kevin Donnalley has been named area manager for Border States Electric’s (BSE’s) west region.
Donnalley joined BSE in April 1997 as a management trainee. He has held a variety of positions including southwest region manager, branch operations manager for BSE’s Phoenix, Ariz., location, corporate operations manager, south central and southwest region corporate operations manager and branch manager for the company’s Wentzville, Mo., location. Most recently, he was the alliance manager for the Denver, Colo., location.
Before joining BSE, Donnalley spent 15 years as a professional football player and college football coach. He was drafted in the 7th round by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1981. From 1976 to 1980, he played football for North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D., where he received his master’s degree in education in 1987.
Donnalley and his wife, Clare, live in Aurora, Colo. They have two grown children, Jason and Lauren.
BSE supplies products and services to construction, industrial and utility customers. The 100 percent employee-owned company is the eighth largest electrical distributor in the U.S. with about 1,500 employees and 56 branches in 13 states. Corporate headquarters are located in Fargo, N.D.