Electrical Equipment Co. (EECO) (Raleigh, N.C.): Tradd Bazemore, Diane McClure and Cheryl Roebuck, inside salespeople for the company, have earned the Certified Electrical Professional - Inside Sales (CEP-IS) credential. EECO currently has seven sales professionals at the company that hold this certification, which is part of a program administered by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), St. Louis. Previously certified include Theadora Ammon, Mandy Bell, Chappell Hawthorne and Mendy O’Connor. The CEP-Inside Sales designation has only been awarded to 817 individuals from 143 companies nationwide. The certification program for distributors, manufacturers and others in the electrical distribution channel shows that the holder has demonstrated expertise and professionalism in areas such as product knowledge, customer service, sales skills, and communication skills, giving them added credibility in the electrical industry.