Crescent Electric Supply Appoints Dennis DeSousa as Senior Vice President

EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois, September 30, 2010 — Crescent Electric Supply Company has announced the purchase of three branch operations from Broken Arrow Electric Supply, Inc. (Broken Arrow, OK). Located in Lee’s Summit, Warrensburg and Warsaw, Missouri, the acquired locations will operate under the BA Electric Supply name.

The BA Electric Supply team will remain in place and will provide all customers with uninterrupted service and support. No changes in suppliers or product lines are planned and the purchase is anticipated to be completed by November 1, 2010.

“We’re excited to have acquired the Missouri operations of Broken Arrow,” noted Marty Burbridge, Crescent Electric Supply president and CEO. “We will maintain a two brand strategy and these three locations will compete with Crescent Electric branches serving the same markets.”

About Crescent Electric Supply Company

Based in East Dubuque, Illinois, Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the nation’s largest independent distributors of electrical hardware and supplies. The company has more than 130 branches in 26 states, serving contractors, original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) needs of commercial, industrial, institutional, and utility customers. In addition to the Crescent Electric brand, customers are served by BA Supply in Missouri, Interstate Electric Supply in Idaho and Oregon, Mesco Electrical Supply in Ohio, National Electric Supply in New Mexico, Womack Electric Supply in Virginia and North Carolina, and Stoneway Electric in Washington and Idaho.