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Lewis Joins Buckles-Smith as President

July 8, 2021
An industry veteran joins one of California's largest independent distributors.

Buckles-Smith (Santa Clara, CA): Art Cook, CEO and chairman, announced that Nathan Lewis would join Buckles-Smith Electric as president. Lewis brings nearly 20 years of industry and operations experience. He previously worked for Werner Electric in Minneapolis, MN, where he was responsible for quality, continuous improvement, purchasing, and operations as VP of operations, Business Transformation, and Customer Experience.

Most recently, he was the VP of operations at OneSource Electric in San Diego. Lewis has a bachelor's of science from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from St. Thomas. He is a Marine Corp veteran who served two tours in Iraq. He will reside in Northern California with his wife Kelli and their two children.

“Nathan’s operational background complemented by his experience building successful teams provides him the requisite experience and leadership skills to guide Buckles-Smith through its current challenges and into the next stage of our 85-year evolution,” said Cook in the press release.