Crescent Electric Appoints Jeff Buxton as Vice President of Supply Chain

Photograph of Jeff Buxton

East Dubuque, IL, (May 31, 2019) – Crescent Electric Supply Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Buxton to the position of Vice President of Supply Chain. In this new role, Buxton will have responsibility for company-wide purchasing, inventory management, logistics and operations.

Buxton is a highly accomplished supply chain executive that has many successes in leading logistic operations, budget management and financial analysis for Fortune 500 companies. He is a trusted advisor and expert in supply chain inventory management, distribution, warehousing and operations.

“Jeff brings strong, results-driven leadership to the company with a proven track record of implementing customer service, profitability, working capital efficiency through supply chain excellence,” stated Derek Schmidt, Crescent Electric Chief Financial Officer.

As a respected leader, Buxton will be a great asset to the Crescent Electric leadership team. Jeff graduated from Wittenberg University with a BA in Business Administration, received his MBA in Operations from Lewis University, and attended Northwestern’s Executive Management Institute, Kellogg School of Management where he received a certificate of Professional Achievement. Jeff will be relocating to Dubuque, Iowa.

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.