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.
Mike Thayer began his career in 1986 working as a shipping/receiving clerk for Maddux Supply in Charlotte, NC (Now Mayer Electric Supply), then was promoted to counter sales and then inside sales, supporting 2-3 outside sales representatives concentrating on Westinghouse Controls. Accepted a position as Outside Sales Engineer with Control Design Supply also in Charlotte . Worked the Mid Atlantic with OEM accounts for 20 years focusing on Low Voltage Control. Relocated to St. Augustine Florida in 2005 and accepted a position as Sale Associate for Atlantic Controls. The main focus was Power Generation projects, providing Low and Medium voltage ABB products around the world . Has experience in assembling teams for complete turnkey Power Generation projects. He can be reached at email@example.com or 904-460-7714.
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.
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 in 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) 433-4479.
Jackie Viscosi is the newest member of the SPP team. 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.