LINDEN, NJ – Luke Supak has joined Turtle & Hughes in its Deer Park branch taking on the new role of Industrial Switchgear Manager. Supak will be responsible for leading the sales effort for industrial and infrastructure switchgear, motor control and distribution equipment across the Gulf Coast Region.
“We are thrilled to recruit such proven young talent as Luke,” said Kevin Colpoys, Gulf Coast Regional Vice President, on making the announcement. “He comes to Turtle with an impressive history of sales and customer service built during his 12-year career. We are certain that he will add value and a high level of customer satisfaction while leading and developing an industrial switchgear team across the Gulf Coast that focuses on providing the best solution for our customers.”
Turtle & Hughes ranks among the nation’s top 20 electrical distribution companies with offices nationwide. The company expanded into Houston over 40 years ago. Today, it serves many of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and EPCs with specialty electrical products designed for hazardous areas and harsh environment. The Gulf Coast offices in Deer Park and Port Lavaca, TX, and Geismar, LA, have proven expertise in switchgear. Specialists there can provide takeoff and design services or turnkey construction project management, and coordinate with manufacturers, installation contractors and construction managers providing one point of contact throughout the project.
Supak spent his entire career at Powell Industries Electrical Group in Houston, most recently as Business Development Manager. There, he directed the global GE account while introducing new products through the GE channel; shortening lead time to increase switchgear sales; and negotiating terms and conditions.
His background also includes positions of increasing responsibility in the area of Project Management, which included working on one of the nation’s most complex infrastructure projects, World Trade Center Tower 2 in Lower Manhattan. Supak is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has earned a certificate as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Established in 1923, Turtle & Hughes is family- and employee-owned. It services the industrial, construction, commercial, electrical contracting, export and utility markets. For over 25 years, Turtle & Hughes has been a certified women-owned business. The Deer Park branch is located at 2802 E. 13th Street, La Porte, TX 77571, (Phone: 713-230-5200). It is open Monday-Friday from 8AM – 5PM.