Crescent Electric Supply Appoints Dennis DeSousa as Senior Vice President

EAST DUBUQUE, IL, June 8, 2011 — Crescent Electric Supply Company has announced the appointment of Scott J. Pollei to its board of directors. Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President and COO of The Dolan Company, a leading provider of business information and professional services to legal, financial and real estate sectors in the United States.

“Scott’s managerial experience and leadership abilities in growing a business, coupled with a strong financial background make him well qualified to serve on our board,” noted Marty Burbridge, Crescent Electric Supply president and CEO.

Since taking on the role of Chief Operating Officer in 2009, Scott has held P&L responsibility for each of Dolan’s business segments and oversaw significant growth in revenue and profits. He has also been responsible for identifying and acquiring new lines of business for the company and the organic expansion of existing business lines.

Pollei resides in St. Paul, Minnesota and serves on the board of directors and finance committee of Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota and Catholic Charities of Minneapolis & St. Paul.

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.