Border States Electric (Fargo, ND): David White, the company’s executive vice president, will be promoted to president of BSE on April 1, 2018. White has 28 years in the electrical wholesale distribution industry, including 17 years with Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, which BSE acquired in 2016. White has also been actively engaged in the industry, serving on NAED and AD boards.
“Since joining Border States in 2016 David has provided strong leadership to our regional vice presidents and our sales and marketing teams. He has delivered results and quickly gained the confidence and trust of our customers, vendors and employee-owners. David is an effective leader and will be a great president for Border States,” said Tammy Miller, CEO and board chair.
The company also promoted Jason Seger, current senior VP - Supply Chain, to executive VP - Regions. Seger will move from Fargo to Kansas City and his direct reports will include all regional vice presidents. Jason Stein, senior VP - C&I, will be promoted to executive VP - Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Stein will oversee sales and marketing for each of the three core markets, Industrial, Utility and Construction. Ryan Stall, senior VP - IT and Strategy Enablement, will add responsibilities for operations. His new title will be SVP IT, Operations and Strategy Enablement. Mike Busch, VP - Human Resources, will be promoted to senior VP - Human Resources and Organizational Development and will join the executive committee.
Left-to-right: Jason Seger, Jason Stein, Mike Busch and Ryan Stall
“These promotions are an integral part of our succession and executive leadership development plan,” said Miller. “I am excited about these promotions and the opportunities for David, Seger, Stein, Ryan and Mike. I am confident our succession plan and executive leadership development will support our long-term vision and position us well for continued growth and success for our customers and greater opportunities and rewards for our employee-owners.”