Houston
Houston
Beaumont - (68)
Deer Park - (70)
Clute - (71)
CMMS - (66)
Nw Orleans (73)
Sulphur - (74)
Btn Rouge - (75)
Texas City - (77)
Victoria - (79)
Conroe- (92)
Midland - (94)
Corporate - (85)
(713) 748-6100(713) 749-8415 4040 Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77004
(409) 842-0036 (409) 842-0347 4790 W. Cardinal Dr. Beaumont, TX 77705
(281) 479-6055 (281) 479-7466 718 Georgia Ave. Deer Park, TX 77536
(979) 265-3000 (979) 265-3616 602 Jaco Street Clute, TX 77531
(713) 748-3224 (713) 741-3001 6201 South Loop East Houston, TX 77087
(504) 832-5200 (504) 846-9363 2601 L & A Road, Suite 300 Metairie, LA 70001
(337) 626-0500 (337) 626-0504 2916 E Napoleon St Sulphur, LA 70663
(225) 677-7265 (225) 673-1966 37235 Commerce Ln. Prairieville, LA 70769
(409) 949-4000 (409) 949-4012 223 Main Street La Marque, TX 77568
(361) 485-0642 (361) 485-1208 1210 Sam Houston Dr. Victoria, TX 77901
(936) 337-7115 (866) 789-6896 3705 North Frazier St, Conroe, TX 77303
(432) 253-3648 (866) 670-4052 3909 S. County Rd. 1290 Odessa, TX 79765
(713) 748-6100 (713) 749-8415 1500 City West Blvd, Suite 900 Houston, TX 77042
Houston
Houston
Beaumont - (68)
Deer Park - (70)
Clute - (71)
CMMS - (66)
Nw Orleans (73)
Sulphur - (74)
Btn Rouge - (75)
Texas City - (77)
Victoria - (79)
Conroe- (92)
Midland - (94)
Corporate - (85)
(713) 748-6100(713) 749-8415 4040 Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77004
(409) 842-0036 (409) 842-0347 4790 W. Cardinal Dr. Beaumont, TX 77705
(281) 479-6055 (281) 479-7466 718 Georgia Ave. Deer Park, TX 77536
(979) 265-3000 (979) 265-3616 602 Jaco Street Clute, TX 77531
(713) 748-3224 (713) 741-3001 6201 South Loop East Houston, TX 77087
(504) 832-5200 (504) 846-9363 2601 L & A Road, Suite 300 Metairie, LA 70001
(337) 626-0500 (337) 626-0504 2916 E Napoleon St Sulphur, LA 70663
(225) 677-7265 (225) 673-1966 37235 Commerce Ln. Prairieville, LA 70769
(409) 949-4000 (409) 949-4012 223 Main Street La Marque, TX 77568
(361) 485-0642 (361) 485-1208 1210 Sam Houston Dr. Victoria, TX 77901
(936) 337-7115 (866) 789-6896 3705 North Frazier St, Conroe, TX 77303
(432) 253-3648 (866) 670-4052 3909 S. County Rd. 1290 Odessa, TX 79765
(713) 748-6100 (713) 749-8415 1500 City West Blvd, Suite 900 Houston, TX 77042

EMPLOYEE HIGHLIGHTS

At Wholesale Electric Supply Company of Houston, Inc., we recognize that our greatest assets are our employees. We start with a strong leadership team and strive to build an organization comprised of motivated and talented individuals, who consistently bring their unique talents to the table so that we may serve our customer base in a way that exceeds their expectations. Our hope is that our support team is here to build a career and we offer many development opportunities to help them advance and succeed.

Our employees consistently demonstrate remarkable achievements. Some are recognized by promotion. Others qualify them for some of our award programs. Other actions are just worthy of recognition for exemplary behavior.

We are tremendously proud of our employees here at Wholesale Electric. We invite you to meet just a few of them.

EMPLOYEE PROFILES:

Tena West
Cash Applications Specialist
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Tena joined Wholesale Electric as a temp in November 2023, transitioning to full time status in April 2024. She serves as a Cash Applications Specialist in the Accounts Receivable Department.

Tena came to Wholesale with 4-years experience in Cash Applications and 8 years in Accounts Payable at a non-profit corporation. She has a degree in Business Management with a minor in Communications from Reminton College and University of Houston.

Tena enjoys reading, writing, and lots of shopping and has two grown sons.

Tel Warner
Outside Sales Representative
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Tel joined Wholesale Electric in April 2024 as an Outside Sales Representative. He was born and raised in Argonia, Kansas, where he graduated high school with 19 others in his class. He continued his education at Wichita State University and graduated with a Marketing and Business Management degree.

After WSU, Tel moved to Texas and worked for Hoffman, JD Martin, and ABB over the past 13 years. In his free time he enjoys running trails with his dog Bolivar, keeping up with his three daughters’ busy social lives, fishing on the coast, and cheering on the Houston Astros.

Nick Kautzmann
Human Resources Specialist
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Nick joined Wholesale Electric in April 2024 as a Human Resources Specialist. Prior to working at Wholesale, he worked as a Recruiter for several different agencies.

Nick was born and raised in Sugarland TX and graduated from Fort Bend Travis High School. He is a 3rd generation Aggie at Texas A&M University with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business. Nick’s family ties to A&M include his grandfather who was a former Board of Regent.

In his free time Nick enjoys spending time with his dog Nala, his girlfriend Marlee, watching sports – specifically the Texans, Astros and Aggie football – playing video games, golfing and hanging out with his family and friends.

Colby Hilbert
Operations Manager – Baton Rouge
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Colby Hilbert was promoted to Operations Manager at Wholesale Electric’s Baton Rouge Branch in January 2024. He started working at Wholesale in May of 2022 and has worked in both the sales and operations departments throughout his tenure with the company. He began his professional career with a Fire Truck Manufacturing company working in sales prior to joining Wholesale.

Colby was born and raised in Watson, Louisiana and graduated from Live Oak High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Organizational Leadership. In his free time he enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, spending time with his friends, family, and wife, as well as taking his horses (Deuce, Pistol, and DC) out for trail rides.

Christina Escobedo
Credit Admin
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Christina joined Wholesale Corporate as a temp in August 2023, transitioning to full time status in January 2024. She initially served an Accounts Payable Clerk with a move to our Corporate Reception Desk as a Credit Admin in October 2023.

Christina was born and raised in Houston. She attended Stephen F. Austin High School (coincidentally across the freeway from Wholesale’s Houston Branch) and began working right out of high school at Texas Commerce Bank downtown. Her accounting experience began in 2001 with Afton Pumps where she learned job costing, journal entries and monthly bank reconciliations. In 2009 she began working in accounts payable with experience in the Industrial, Chemical, Manufacturing, Higher Education and Non-Profit industries.

Christina has one grown daughter, three grandkids and two cats. Her hobbies include music, karaoke, comedy shows, concerts, movies, documentaries, fishing, the farmers market, and DIY home projects.

Kevin Rech
Financial Advisor
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Kevin Rech joined Wholesale Electric as a Financial Advisor in November 2023. He has worked in the banking industry in Houston his entire career. First at Chase Bank (previously Texas Commerce) and more recently at Amegy Bank. Interestingly, Kevin was the banker for Wholesale Electric while at Chase and has known the Rutland and McKellop families for many years.

Kevin has been actively involved in the Houston community throughout his career. He previously served as Chairman of the Board for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and is currently on their advisory board. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and was a previous board member of the Houston Food Bank, the Rotary Club of Houston, and the Rotary Lombardi Award. Kevin is originally from Fredericksburg, TX and is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. He and his wife, Diane have two grown children.

Tricia Laredo
Dispute Analyst
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Tricia joined Wholesale as a temp in June 2023 and transitioned to full time status in October 2023. She serves as a Dispute Analyst in the Accounts Receivable Department.

Tricia comes to Wholesale with 19 years of credit experience in the pipeline & manufacturing industries, 6 years payables/human resources experience in construction, plus an additional year in collections. She loves the cold weather and shopping, has three grown children and one grandbaby boy. She is a team player and eager to continue to learn new skills.

Ashely Hebert
Operations Manager – Sulphur
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Ashley joined Wholesale Electric Supply in September 2023 as Operations Manager at the Sulphur Branch.

Ashley was born in Lafayette, Louisiana and grew up in Southeast Texas. She moved to Orlando, Florida right out of High School to attend college and pursue a degree in Business, Accounting and Bookkeeping. She loves the outdoors and traveling … the beach, hiking, canoeing, camping … anything adventurous. Ashely attended The Culinary Arts School for baking and pastry and spends what little time she has left after work and traveling to bake custom art pieces that taste just as delicious as they look.

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT:

BEAR –  a Non Profit Organization

Wholesale was able to sponsor 75 children in 2023! As we continue in the holiday season, it is important to really reflect on what a difference we made to these children of all ages. Because of the incredible generosity, these children will have something to celebrate and have joy into their hearts.

All of our branches came together for the common good of giving back to our community. We are truly humbled and proud of what we were able to accomplish, together as a great team!

 

Toys for Tots

The Wholesale Electric Credit Team attended the 2023 NACM Holiday Soiree contributing to the Toys for Tots initiative with fellow Marines and members.

Employee Appreciation Day at the Houston Branch!

We were thrilled to reminisce on the incredible Employee Appreciation Day we had at the Houston Branch, where fun and appreciation were the highlights of the day! It was the perfect occasion to express our deep gratitude to the incredible individuals who make our company shine brightly every single day.

We had a day with lots of fun playing games, winning prizes, great food provided by Valentine Delivery Service and yummy Ice cream dessert. Thank you for all of your hard work, dedication, and the amazing contribution each of you makes to create a thriving, positive work environment at Wholesale Electric!

2023 Partners Invitational

Our 2023 Golf Tournament was a great success! We could not have asked for more beautiful weather. We appreciate all the players, sponsors and volunteers who made it all happen. A wonderful tribute to our own RAM49 (Rick McKellop Sr) who shined down on us all day!

October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Although rare, men can get breast cancer too. It is important that we remain aware of these statistics and get checked annually. Early detection is huge! There are over 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we encourage all employees of Wholesale to wear pink.

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION:

June 2023

Hitachi Energy announced Wholesale Electric as the recipient of Hitachi Energy’s Industrial Distributor of the Year award for 2022.

With Hitachi Energy and the JD Martin Sales Agency, Wholesale Electric had a year of record-breaking sales growth with a particular focus in the Midland / Odessa market. Hitachi Energy and Wholesale’s long-term partnership is established to grow for years to come.

Photo Credit: Hitachi

2022 @MarathanPetroleumCorporation

Wholesale Electric Co. Of Houston Inc. announced that it has been named a Diverse Supplier of the Year at the @MarathonPetroleumCorporation 7th Annual Supplier Recognition Awards. The Supplier Recognition Awards is a program designed to honor suppliers who positively impacted the business throughout the previous calendar year.

Photo Credit: Marathan

2019 @Bechtel Supply Chain Awards
CMMS

This year at the 2019 @Bechtel Supply Chain Awards, Wholesale Electric Supply CMMS was recognized as a top supplier for our work on the Cheniere program. Companies were evaluated on multiple factors including: overall performance, ability to deliver quality services, and meeting or exceeding expectations in aspects of safety, performance, technical expertise, and environmental compliance. Our team definitely stepped up to deliver and receiving this award means our hard work has been recognized. Thank you to our Wholesale Electric Supply CMMS team and Bechtel!

Photo Credit: Bechtel