CEDAR RAPIDS, IA — Van Meter Inc. announced Wednesday that Josh Patton will serve as Regional Customer Service Manager (RCSM) for the company’s recently-acquired Bright Electric location at 217 N. Western Avenue in Chicago.

Patton will assume responsibility for the inside sales, counter sales, operations and lighting quotations teams in Chicago. President David Borovsky will direct his focus to business development and leading the Bright Electric-Powered by Van Meter outside sales team.

Patton joined Van Meter in October of 2011 as an RCSM and then sales manager in Waterloo, Iowa. Prior to his time at Van Meter, Patton worked at RuffaloCODY and Grainger Industrial Supply.

Josh Patton
Van Meter Inc. Regional Customer Service Manager, Chicago

A graduate of the University of Phoenix, Patton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management. He also served in the U.S. Navy. 

Patton will transition to his new role in Chicago over the next 30 to 45 days. He can be reached via email at