Crescent Electric Appoints New VP Of Construction Sales

Crescent Electric has appointed Tim Rooney as its new vice president of construction sales. He brings more than 38 years of electrical and lighting sales experience, most recently serving as VP of commercial markets sales at Hubbell Lighting.

EAST DUBUQUE, IL — Crescent Electric Supply Company has announced the appointment of Tim Rooney to the position of Vice President – Construction Sales.  In this role, Rooney will oversee the company’s construction business segment and interactions with industry associations and key customers.

Rooney brings more than 38 years of sales experience in both the electrical and lighting businesses to this newly created role. He began his career with GE Supply and has held senior sales management roles at Cooper Industries both at the corporate level as well as with the Crouse Hinds Division. At Emerson Electric, he was the Vice President of Sales for EGS, Tim was also the Vice President of Sales at the Juno Lighting Group for seven years prior to their acquisition by Acuity. Most recently he was the VP of Sales for Commercial Markets at Hubbell Lighting. Tim holds a BS Degree in Business from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.

"Tim’s deep industry experience and proven success as a sales leader make him a perfect fit for this key position," noted Rob Onorato, Crescent’s Senior VP and COO. "I am thrilled to have him join our executive team."

Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the eight largest electrical distribution companies in the U.S., serving contractors, commercial, institutional and industrial customers with a broad line of electrical, lighting, industrial, automation and datacomm products from 160 branches nationally.  In addition to the Crescent Electric brand, customers are served by Womack Electric in Virginia and North Carolina; BA Supply in Missouri; Mesco Electrical Supply in Ohio; Interstate Electric Supply in Idaho, and Stoneway Electric in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Crescent Electric's industrial products sales placed it No. 43 on Industrial Distribution's 2017 Big 50 List.