ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Ed Gerber, President and CEO of Summit Electric Supply, announced that Darin Patrizi and Micah Carlton have joined Summit as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Human Resource Officer, respectively.
Reporting directly to Gerber, Darin Patrizi will be responsible for the strategic financial leadership of Summit and all aspects of the finance and accounting organization. Prior to joining Summit, Patrizi served as Chief Financial Officer at Potandon Produce, a leading distributor of fresh produce based in Dallas, Texas. Before that, he spent 24 years with Pepsico, providing financial leadership to Frito Lay and Pepsi business units across the retail and food service channels. Earlier in his career, Patrizi was CFO of Business Jet Solutions, a large fractional aircraft ownership joint venture between American Airlines and Bombardier.
Patrizi holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, a BBA in Finance from Lamar University, and has served on the Board of Financial Executive International’s Dallas Chapter for over 25 years. He will office out of Summit’s Irving, Texas Service Center.
Also reporting to Gerber, Micah Carlton will be responsible for the strategic leadership of human resources, talent development, and culture. Carlton brings over 20 years of leadership experience in human resources with a successful track record of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Summit, he spent the last 10 years with TT Electronics, a global manufacturer of electronics and components to the aerospace, healthcare, and automotive industries. As Vice President of Human Resources for TT Electronics, Carlton led the human resource function for two of its three global business units.
Carlton holds a BBA in Human Resource Management from Baylor University and will office out Summit’s Irving, Texas Service Center.
“We are thrilled to have both Darin and Micah join our team. Together they bring a unique set of skills, knowledge and experience and a proven track record that will strengthen and complement our leadership team,” said Gerber.
“They know what success looks like and what it takes to get there. There is no doubt that Darin and Micah will be major contributors, helping Summit scale to more than double our current size,” said Gerber.Tagged with Summit