Team

Lester Sales proudly employs some of the best and brightest talent in the Midwest. See below for a listing of our friendly staff members and take note of the year they started in the industry, indicated next to their name.

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ManagersThe management team at Lester Sales works tirelessly to ensure manufacturer and customer satisfaction, while also executing the company vision and keeping the proverbial ball moving forward.

  • John Scott, CPMR (1986)
    CEO

  • Rick Gill (1986)
    President

  • Sean Kenny (1989)
    Vice President Sales – Illinois, Kansas, Missouri

  • John Watson (1995)
    Vice President Sales – Ohio and Michigan

  • Jeff Albright (1989)
    Director of Sales – Commercial Products

  • Kim Heck (2014)
    Director of Inside Sales and Accounting

  • Brian Padgett, CPMR (2004)
    Director of Industrial Solutions

  • Marcus Sanata

    Marcus Sanata (2010)
    Territory Development Manager

  • Mike Standish (2012)
    Director of Sales – Lighting and Panduit

  • Theresa Virgin, CPMR (1987)
    Director of Marketing

Inside Sales Support Our inside sales staff is organized into product teams to give our customers the support and know-how required with today’s changing electrical needs. All teams have back up support to ensure the most responsive and efficient service for our customers. Here is a listing of our inside sales team along with the lines they proudly cover.

  • Greg Bate (1984)

    • Bridgeport
    • ESL Vision
    • G&G
    • Mersen
    • Remke
  • Andrew Brown

    Andrew Brown (2002)

    • BRK
    • G&G
    • Halco
    • MaxLite
    • nVent (Caddy)
    • Prysmian Group / General Cable
  • Bobby Chinsammy

    Bobby Chinsammy (2024)

    • BRK
    • Bridgeport
    • Cantex
    • General Cable
    • Glasmasters Polymer Concrete Products
    • nVent (Caddy)
  • Rishella Clayton (2017)

    • ESL Vision
    • G&G Lighting
    • MaxLite
  • Frank Desmarais

    Frank Desmarais (2024)

    • BRK
    • ESL Vision
    • G&G Lighting
    • Halco
    • MaxLite
    • Nehring
    • nVent (Caddy)
  • Brad Duncan (2023)

    • American Conduit (formerly SAPA)
    • Cantex
    • ECN Korns
    • Electri-Flex
    • Glasmasters Polymer Concrete Products
    • G Strut
    • Prysmian
    • Quality Tube
    • Southern Grounding
  • Tiffany Eubanks

    Tiffany Eubanks (2019)

    • Cantex
    • Electri Flex
    • Glasmasters Polymer Concrete Products
    • LS Cable & Systems
    • Prysmian Group / General Cable
  • Melody Ferguson

    Melody Ferguson (1991)

    • American Conduit (formerly SAPA)
    • BRK
    • ECN Korns
    • G Strut
    • Nehring
    • Permacote
    • Prysmian Group / General Cable
    • Quality Tube
    • Southern Grounding
  • Missy Fisher (1989)

    • Dialight
    • Federal Signal
    • nVent (Hoffman)
    • Panduit
  • Donna Garriott (2019)

    • BRK
    • ESL Vision
    • G&G Lighting
    • MaxLite
  • Hayden Hoffman

    Hayden Hoffman (2017)

    • Federal Signal
    • Legrand Lines
      • Cablofil
      • Connectrac
      • OnQ
      • Pass & Seymour
      • Wiremold
    • nVent (Hoffman)
    • Power Bus Way
  • Drew Kiser

    Drew Kiser (2023)

  • Denise McCrory

    Denise McCrory (2010)

    • American Conduit (formerly SAPA)
    • BRK
    • Cantex
    • ECN Korns
    • G Strut
    • Glasmasters Polymer Concrete Products
    • nVent (Caddy)
    • Nehring
    • Permacote
    • Quality Tube
    • Southern Grounding
  • Phil McNamara (1978)

    • Federal Signal
    • nVent (Hoffman)
  • Dianna Murphy

    Dianna Murphy (2023)

    • American Conduit (formerly SAPA)
    • Cantex
    • ECN Korns
    • Electri Flex
    • Glasmasters Polymer Concrete Products
    • G Strut
    • Nehring
    • Permacote
    • Prysmian Group / General Cable
    • Quality Tube
    • Southern Grounding
  • Dustin O'Hara

    Dustin O’Hara (2020)

    • Federal Signal
    • nVent (Hoffman)
    • Legrand Lines
      • Cablofil
      • Connectrac
      • OnQ
      • Pass & Seymour
      • Wiremold
    • Mersen
    • Sola / Hevi Duty
  • Tyler Roark (2021)

    • Bridgeport
    • Dialight
    • ESL Vision
    • G&G
    • MaxLite
    • Mersen
    • Panduit
    • Remke
  • Bryan Scott (2016)

    Applications Engineer

    • Technical support
    • Application assistance
    • Project take-offs
    • Specification review
  • Cody Sharer (2021)

    • Legrand Lines
      • Cablofil
      • Connectrac
      • OnQ
      • Pass & Seymour
      • Wiremold
    • Sola HD
  • Sean Stepp (1995)

    • American Conduit (formerly SAPA)
    • Cantex
    • ECN Korns
    • Electri Flex
    • G Strut
    • Glasmasters Polymer Concrete Products
    • LS Cable & Systems
    • Permacote
    • Prysmian Group / General Cable
    • Quality Tube
    • Southern Grounding
  • Max – Team Support

Product Specialists Product specialists are our special forces. Their expertise within a specific area supports the effort of the outside sales team and allows us to provide exceptional technical service throughout the territory.

  • Michael Ahrens Lester Sales

    Michael Ahrens (2011)
    Product Specialist
    Indiana and Kentucky

  • Dave Schildmeyer (1990)
    Industrial Specialist
    Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio

  • Dekota Shelton

    Dekota Shelton (2021)
    Lighting Specialist
    Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Western PA

  • Outside Sales Our seasoned, professional outside sales team proudly travel the streets supporting our customers and generating opportunities. They know the ropes and are well versed in both product and process.

    • Frank Adduci

      Frank Adduci (2011)
      Territory Development Manager
      Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas

    • Jeff Bluethmann, CPMR (1991)
      Indianapolis and Central Indiana

    • Matt Bush, CPMR (1994)
      Central Kentucky, South Central Indiana

    • Tom Decker

      Tom Decker (2000)
      Central/Southern IL and
      St. Louis, MO

    • Nolan DeVaughn (2015)
      Central and Eastern Kentucky

    • Jason Dittmar (1992)
      Northwest Indiana

    • Travis Foster

      Travis Foster (2023)
      West Virginia

    • Paul Gugino

      Paul Gugino (2023)
      Western Michigan

    • Arnie Haley

      Arnie Haley (1966)
      Vendor Relations
      (Semi-Retired)

    • Darrell Hall

      Darrell Hall (1988)
      Southern Ohio

    • Jack Hallaert (1986)
      North Eastern Indiana

    • Jim Harrison (1995)
      Central Ohio

    • Frank Adduci

      Chase Hering (2008)
      Dayton / Lima

    • Craig Heitmeier Lester Sales

      Craig Heitmeier (2022)
      Greater Pittsburgh Area

    • Matt Hughes Lester Sales

      Matt Hughes (2005)
      Southern IN / Western KY

    • Chad Kaiser, CPMR (2001)
      Central Ohio

    • Mike Meyer (1974)
      Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana

    • John Ogram Lester Sales

      John Ogram (2018)
      Western / Central Michigan

    • Dave Paolicelli

      Dave Paolicelli (1975)
      Western Pennsylvania

    • Rich Sanders

      Rich Sanders (2002)
      Illinois and Missouri

    • Dave Scott

      Dave Scott, CPMR (1989)
      Central / Eastern Michigan

    • Scott Singler

      Scott Singler (1997)
      Sandusky / Toledo

    • Gregg Stewart

      Gregg Stewart (1993)
      Central / Southern Ohio

    • Matt Taylor

      Matt Taylor (2009)
      Central Indiana

    • Terese Yontek

      Terese Yontek (1991)
      Cleveland Area

    Accounting Contact them today if you have any questions.

    Warehouse Whether you’re picking up one box or one hundred, the Lester Sales warehouse team has you covered.

    Territory Map We proudly serve Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Kansas, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania. For a detailed listing of the lines we represent in each territory, please visit our line card.