Claes Westring started in the electrical industry in 1980 in sales for Westinghouse Electric and continued on with ABB until 2006 in various sales, business development and management assignments for the industrial, export and utility market. He spent the last 10 years with ABB’s turnkey projects group assembling and leading project teams from conceptual to project delivery to help solve customer issues. Since 2006 he has been a manufacturer’s representative for the Florida industrial market and continues in the same capacity for SPP along with managing SPP’s operations.He can be reached at Claes@cwestring.com or (305) 984-4735.
Joe Scott started in the electrical industry in 1988 working for an electrical contractor. Soon thereafter he joined WESCO and worked there for 20 years in various capacities including warehouse, counter, inside & outside sales and sales management. Joe’s responsibilities for SPP encompass coverage of FPL, TECO and the central & south Florida public power market. He can be reached at Joe.Scott@sppreps.com or (239) 470-4076.
Clay Cook began his working career with Brown Boveri Corporation in 1984. Shortly thereafter, BBC merged with ASEA to become ABB, where Clay spent the next 24 years in various capacities, including electrical drafting, QA, project engineering, marketing, and outside sales. Clay’s area of coverage for Superior Power Products is the central and north Florida public power market and Duke Energy – Florida. He can be reached at Clay.Cook@sppreps.com or (407) 741-3061.
Chris Crawford started in the electric utility industry in 1988 with a small independent distributor in Atlanta. His company was bought by Hughes Supply in 1996 and later acquired by Home Depot. He spent 21 years working outside sales in Georgia prior to joining Superior Power Products.
He will be responsible for the Georgia public power market for ABB as well as the entire utility market for all other SPP lines in Georgia and Alabama. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 314-8514.
Jim Shipp started in the electric utility industry in 1981 as an engineering co-op student at
Alabama Power Co. He served in various positions for APCO over the next 18 years with most
of his career focused on power distribution engineering and industrial marketing. Since he left
APCO in 1999, Jim has been the founder and owner of several small businesses in the
manufacturing and utility industries. Jim will be responsible for Alabama Power Co, Public
Power, and distributors for all SPP lines in North Alabama. He may be reached at
email@example.com or (205) 427-2071.
Mike Whitt began his career in the electric utility industry as a co-op student that led to a 25-year career with Alabama Power Co. in various engineering and management positions. His experience includes stints with GE Energy, Cooper Power Systems and WESCO. An EE graduate of Auburn University and lifetime resident of Alabama, he is responsible for the Alabama, South Mississippi and Florida Panhandle territory. He may be reached at Mike.Whitt@sppreps.com
or (205) 616-5530.
John Massey started in the electric utility industry in 1992 with Alabama Power as a distribution engineer. He served in various positions for Southern Company over the next 20 years with most of his career focused on wholesale power sales to other IOU and public power entities in the southeast. He left Georgia Power in 2012 to join Eaton Corporation and lead their LED lighting Energy Team and later served as VP Enterprise Accounts. He will be responsible for the IOU market for Thomas & Betts and assist with the distribution utility market for other SPP lines in Georgia. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (470) 809-5052.
Mike Thayer has over 30 years of sales experience in the Electrical Wholesale Distribution industry. He has worked for various distributors with focus on low voltage control ABB LV products in the Carolinas and Mid Atlantic states before relocating to St Augustine Fl in 2005. He worked for Atlantic Controls and then Control Design covering accounts in eastern United States concentrating on ABB LV Product. He joined SPP in 2016 and supports the Power Generation and Industrial accounts throughout the Florida market. He can be reached at email@example.com or 904-460-7714.
Carolyn Westring has over 30 years of sales experience in the electrical industry with Westinghouse, Cutler Hammer and ABB. She spent the last 15 years in both inside and outside sales for ABB developing and supporting the export and Caribbean Market. Carolyn will be providing inside sales and operational support to SPP. She brings to SPP's customers ABB know-how and excellent communication and customer support. Carolyn can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (407) 217-6884.
Lina Mesa has over 30 years of customer service capacity for major manufacturers like ABB in the electrical industry. Her SPP responsibilities include daily quotes, entry and follow up of sales orders for the various manufacturers SPP represents. Lina brings excellent communication and coordination skills to ensure overall customer service satisfaction. Lina can be reached at Lina.Mesa@sppreps.com or (305) 775-8323.
Jackie Viscosi joined the SPP team in 2017. Jackie’s role is inside sales, supporting the Florida utility market. Born and raised in the Orlando area, Jackie is a recent graduate of UCF, earning a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Jackie’s years of experience in customer service at Disney will be of great benefit to SPP and our customers. Jackie can be reached at email@example.com or (407) 731-9454.
Crystal Rouse recently began her career in the electric utility industry in 2017. She comes to SPP with a background in management, corporate training and business consulting with CKE Restaurants. She provides great support and customer service in the role of inside sales covering the Alabama and Georgia utility markets. Crystal can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or