Springfield Electric Supply (Springfield, IL): Mark Barthel will retire at the end of the year after a 39-year career in the electrical industry. Following the acquisition of Springfield Electric by Sonepar, Barthel was VP of sales and marketing. In the seven years prior, he served as president of Springfield Electric. Barthel spent the majority of his career on the manufacturing side of the industry, building his industry expertise at companies like Thomas & Betts, Acme Transformer and Legrand. In addition to his functional responsibilities, Barthel spent many years serving on industry and philanthropic councils and boards.