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Summit Electric Names Vice President, Louisiana District

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Summit Electric Supply announces that Chad Eschete has joined the company to lead the Louisiana District. He will report to President Kevin Powell and be based out of Summit’s Gonzales, Louisiana location.

Eschete has 24 years of experience in electrical distribution. He has strong knowledge of industrial, marine and commercial markets. Most recently, he was the Director of Sales for a global industrial/electrical distributor, where he led sales programs for large national contractors and EP&Cs.

“Chad is a veteran Summit associate, having spent over three years in our New Orleans service center earlier in his career,” said Kevin Powell, Summit President. “We are thrilled to have him join our team in a leadership position where he will excel at increasing sales, building teams and strengthening customer and vendor relationships.”

Eschete will be responsible for the development and execution of sales initiatives in the company’s Louisiana District. The district includes service centers located in Broussard, Gonzales, New Orleans and Sulphur.

“I’m very excited to be part of the Summit team. I know firsthand that Summit is a first-class organization that focuses on the success of its customers and associates,” said Eschete. “I am looking forward to leading the sales efforts of the Louisiana District and growing market share.”

A New Orleans native, Eschete earned a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and has spent his entire career based in Louisiana.

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