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Stephen Krooth Retires as CEO of Dominion Electric Supply & Dominion Lighting

Arlington, VA, June 22, 2024 — Dominion Electric Supply & Dominion Lighting, an esteemed family-owned company serving the DMV region for over 80 years, announces the retirement of Stephen Krooth, effective immediately. Krooth’s departure follows the recent acquisition of the company by Border States, headquartered in Fargo, ND.

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Rick Williams

President
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Lynn Perry

CFO
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Dave Clem

VP Commercial Sales
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Deborah Howell

VP Commercial Lighting
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Bernie Kelley

SVP Warehousing & Distribution
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Joe Baxter

VP Branch Sales
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Matt Rowan

VP Residential Lighting & Marketing
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George Dove

VP Material Sales
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Kathleen Tribble

VP Business Processes
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Ed Popek

VP Warehousing & Distribution

Stephen Krooth Retires as CEO of
Dominion Electric Supply & Dominion Lighting

Arlington, VA, June 22, 2024 — Dominion Electric Supply & Dominion Lighting, an esteemed family-owned company serving the DMV region for over 80 years, announces the retirement of Stephen Krooth, effective immediately. Krooth’s departure follows the recent acquisition of the company by Border States, headquartered in Fargo, ND.

Stephen Krooth has served as CEO for the past 12 years, during which he has made monumental contributions to Dominion. Under his leadership, the company:

  • Built a state-of-the-art distribution center in Curtis Bay, MD.
  • Reimagined and revitalized two lighting showrooms, earning over 20 awards for excellence.
  • Expanded the commercial lighting program, setting the foundation for its transition to a nationwide initiative.
  • Grew the company to over 320 dedicated employees.

“We could not have achieved these accomplishments without Stephen’s vision and the incredible team that supported him,” said Rick Williams, President, Dominion Electric Supply – A Division of Border States. “Stephen’s impact on Dominion is immeasurable, and we are grateful for his dedication and leadership.”

As Stephen retires, he looks forward to spending quality time with his family. His legacy at Dominion Electric Supply & Dominion Lighting will continue to inspire the company as it embarks on this new chapter under the guidance of Border States.

For more information, please contact: Sally Burns
Director, Marketing
[email protected]

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