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Turtle & Hughes Names New York Regional Credit Manager

Jim Bailey

LINDEN, N.J. — Jim Bailey has joined the Linden corporate headquarters office of Turtle & Hughes as Regional Credit Manager responsible for the company’s large New York region. Turtle & Hughes ranks among the nation’s top 20 electrical distribution companies with offices nationwide.

“Attracting proven and respected financial talent such as Jim is a great win for Turtle & Hughes,” said Kevin Doyle, Chief Operating Officer at Turtle & Hughes “We are confident that his strong experience and personal commitment to excellence will add value to both our customers and our employees.”

Before joining Turtle & Hughes, Bailey worked for one year as Finance Manager at the largest non-union plumbing contractor in New York City. Prior to that, he served for 20 years at Ferguson Enterprises, a global distribution company. He started in their Las Vegas, NV, branch as a Credit Manager immediately after receiving his graduate degree. In 2013, after serving in various positions, he was named Regional Credit Manager of the Northeast Region — their largest region with $1.4 billion in annual revenues. In this position, Bailey managed eight credit departments and a staff of 32 credit associates, and was recognized as corporate Best in Class for his credit KPIs.

A resident of Howell, N.J., Bailey graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelors degree in Finance and an MBA. He is a Certified Credit Executive, completing an executive program at Dartmouth University.

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