Brian Lewis has joined the Houston Supply team as Specification Sales. Brian is from Spring, Texas. He went to Klein High School, then to Texas A & M studying Electronic Science. He started his career as a Manufacturing Engineer in the oil and gas industry that led into technical sales, sales management and had his own business in Houston for several years. For the last 7 years he was a Central and South Texas Regional Sales Manager in manufacturing. His hobbies include shooting anything that has a trigger, bird hunting, water sports and riding his motorcycle in the hill country.
Amanda Arce is assisting part time in the Houston Accounting office. Amanda was born in Houston and lives in Pasadena with her 4 kids, husband, and 2 dogs. Prior to working here, she worked for a year at Neighbors Emergency Center as an administrative assistant. Amanda attends San Jacinto College, working towards an associate’s degree and loves to spend time with her family and attending her children’s sport events.
Working outside sales for BMC of South Texas out of the San Antonio office is Jeremy Mueller. Jeremy was raised in Houston and has been in the distribution realm for 11 years. He enjoys hunting and fishing and boasts the title of 2016 HLSR World BBQ Champion. We are glad to welcome him to our team!
We now represent Harger in all of Texas. Since 1960, Harger has been providing solutions to the lightning protection and grounding industries. They have experience in all facets of these markets including engineering, systems design, product manufacturing and installation. Thier engineering department provides design services for engineers and contractors domestically, as well as internationally. They strive to stay on the cutting edge of technology, offering designs in the latest Autocad format. It is Harger's (and Bell & McCoy’s) ultimate goal to ensure that our customers receive the highest quality products in a time frame that fits their requirements.
Bell & McCoy now represents Vericom Volt in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Mississippi. Vericom Volt is an industry-leading manufacturer of Bulk Wire, HDMI cables, Lifecycle Products, Racks & Cabinets, TV Mounts & a multitude of other products ideally suited for distributors, integrators, installers & OEM suppliers.
We are pleased to announce that DANA ARNOLD is the recipient of our 2016 Danney Van McCoy Employee of the Year Award! This award recognizes one of our employees as someone with outstanding passion and desire, who bettered our business and performed above all others.
Dana is a legend in the electrical business in Austin, Texas! He started with Bell & McCoy in 2000 after spending time at Rexel (it was Summers Electric back then) as our customer and our friend. Dana always goes out of his way to help others, both in his business and personal life, and he is an important part of our Bell & McCoy family. Please join us in congratulating Dana on this award!
Bell & McCoy is excited to announce that we will begin representing Robroy Industries in November, 2016. Robroy Industries is a highly successful company that has been in one-family ownership for 110 years. Their ongoing progress is based on a vision dedicated to the principles of integrity, customer focus, quality, innovative technology, and employee growth. They are a manufacturing organization of synergistic member companies committed to product and service leadership within the electrical products and oilfield markets, and are the pioneers of PVC-coated rigid conduit, fiberglass electrical enclosures, and FRP internal protective lining systems. DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT
We now represent Peco Fasteners in Texas and Oklahoma. Peco Fasteners is a “Value Added Supplier” specializing in packaging, marketing, and distribution of fasteners, electrical products, & tools since 1962. They stock a full line of products in their 52,000 square foot Austell, Georgia facility and sell wholesale only to distributors. Peco’s fasteners include: nuts, bolts, screws, washers, masonry anchors, threaded rod, aerosol chemicals, safety, cutting tools, hand tools, nylon & leather pouches, and knives. Their electrical products include: fittings, strut accessories, grounding, wire pulling, cable ties, crimp terminals, staples, tape, wire markers, batteries, and extension cords.
Venessa Tello is the new receptionist for the San Antonio office. She was born and raised in Southern Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in corrections from Minnesota State University in 2008. Venessa has two kids Aubrey (6) and MJ (5) and when not with them, she spends her free time running. Venessa is currently training for the rock and roll half marathon in December. Prior to Bell and McCoy, she was in the automotive business for almost 8 years mostly working in HR but knowing every aspect of the automotive business.
Bell & McCoy is excited to announce that we will begin representing GE Lamps and Ballasts in South Texas effective August 1, 2016. We now represent GE’s entire Lighting Product Portfolio, Lamps (Core and LED), Ballasts, and Fixtures (HID and LED) in Central Texas and the Lamps and Ballasts in Houston. GE has been a Leader in Lighting for over 100 years and we are excited about this opportunity with them. Lamps and Ballasts will be handled by our Supply Division, while fixtures will remain with Bell & McCoy Lighting and Controls. DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT
GE LAMPS AND BALLASTS (SOUTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS)
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GE FIXTURES (CENTRAL TEXAS)
Bell & McCoy Lighting and Controls
Bell & McCoy Companies today announced that All Pro Sales has merged with Bell & McCoy. All Pro Sales has been in business since 2002 covering the Texas and Oklahoma markets. Agency principals Keith Oxley and Bobby Mitchell, along with others from their organization, will be joining Bell & McCoy. We are excited to have their team join ours! Effective September 1 we will begin representing the Hubbell Commercial Construction package which consists of Raco, Bell, Wiegmann and Taymac, and also the Hubbell Harsh and Hazardous division of Killark products. DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT
Our new 3M merchandiser in Austin is Stephanie Rodriguez. Stephanie is from Houston, TX and recently relocated to Austin. She graduated from Texas State with a Bachelor’s degree in finance and economics. When she's not working, Stephanie enjoys traveling, reading and being outdoors. We are excited to see her grow with us.
We are pleased to announce that STEVE SIMPSON is the recipient of our 2015 Danney Van McCoy Employee of the Year Award! This award recognizes one of our employees as someone with outstanding passion and desire, who bettered our business and performed above all others.
Steve is our Oklahoma territory manager. He started with Bell & McCoy in 2006 after spending time at Borders States as our customer and our friend. Steve and his team have won the Legrand Circle of Excellence award three out the last five years and were recognized in the opening comments of the Legrand National Sales Meeting last January. As many of you know, Steve will help anyone at any time with anything and he applies that attitude to his professional and personal life. Please join us in congratulating Steve on this award!
This is an exciting time at Bell & McCoy Companies and our future success is dependent on having the right leaders in key roles that can help keep us moving forward and building this business. Congratulations to Chris and Kody! DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT
CHRIS TULLOS - GENERAL MANAGER
Chris Tullos has been promoted to General Manager of Bell & McCoy South Texas. Chris started with us in August 2005 and has been steadily chasing this opportunity. Chris has a degree from Sam Houston State and we hired him from Howard Industries after working with him and seeing his passion and desire for selling ballasts at that time. That same passion is put into his daily routine and he has done a great job of helping take our South Texas business to new places. Chris started with us in outside sales before becoming Sales Manager. Chris will assume all P&L responsibilities starting 1-1-2016 with a little help from his friends. Chris has proven he is worthy of this opportunity and we look forward to watching him grow within Bell & McCoy Companies.
KODY ELLIS - SALES AND OPERATIONS MANAGER
Kody Ellis has been promoted to Sales and Operations Manager of Bell & McCoy South Texas. Kody started with us right out of Texas A&M in June 2007 with a degree in Meat Science. Kody is an outstanding young man who is mature beyond his years. We plan on Kody proving the great story we tell that you can have only one job all your life. Kody has done many things within our company, from warehouse to inside sales assistant to inside sales to specification sales to inside sales manage, and now to Sales and Operations Manager over all South Texas. Kody will do a great job at helping take us to the next level.
Please be aware that KINGWIRE has updated their website. Click HERE to check out all the new bells and whistles!
Danica Pruitt has been promoted to Inside Sales for Bell & McCoy South Texas. Danica has been working in our Houston office as a Sales Assistant for the past few months and is ready to take on this new challenge. She will be handling customers in the Houston, Austin and San Antonio areas. Congratulations Danica!
We are pleased to announce the winner of our first ever Danney Van McCoy Employee of the Year Award ... KODY ELLIS! This award recognizes one of our employees as someone with outstanding passion and desire, who bettered our business and performed above all others. Kody is our Inside Sales Manager for Bell & McCoy South Texas and started with us right out of Texas A & M with a degree in Meat Science in May 2007. Please join us in congratulating Kody on this award!
Bell & McCoy recently attended the 2015 NEMRA Convention in San Diego where our teams were honored with the following awards. We appreciate these factories and customers that have made it possible for us to achieve these awards.:
BRK - Sales Representative of the Year
E-Mon - 2 Million Dollar Club
Kaf-Tech - Strategic Partnership Award for Overall Growth
King Wire - 20 Million Dollar Club
Unistrut/Strategic Partnership Award for New Product Focus
Superior Essex Top LVC&I Product Sales
Superior Essex Top Overall Sales Achievement
Superior Essex Excellence in Specification Initiative
Superior Essex Top Medium Voltage Cable Sales
Chase Coale has joined our Bell & McCoy IT team in Houston. Chase has an associate's degree in Information Technology, and is working towards his Microsoft certifications. Chase will be a great asset to our team.
Chris Stone has joined our team as Inside Sales Assistant. Chris has spent the past 11 years in the banking industry. He is married with a 2-year old son and is excited to begin his career in the electrical business with us.
We now represent Fluke, a complete line of testing equipment, including infrared cameras, meters, calibrators, thermometers, vibration and alignment, environmental and HVAC products.
Danica Pruitt has joined our supply team in Houston as an Inside Sales Assistant. Danica has spent the past two years in the banking industry and is excited to begin her career with Bell & McCoy.
Danney McCoy has announced his retirement, effective May 30, 2014. Danney founded Bell & McCoy 42 years ago. His vision and passion for our company and this industry will always be a part of us. On June 1, 2014 he will begin an exciting new journey as he and Breanna move to Boquete, Panama. Click here to read the retirement announcemen from "Panama Dan".
The Houston Electrical League honored Danney with their prestigious Legacy Award. A $2,000 scholarship will be given in his name every year to a deserving student. The Legacy Award honors individuals who have been supporters of the H.E.L. and made a substantial impact on our industry. Congratulations Danney Van McCoy!
Bell & McCoy Companies received IMARK's Platinum Level Award for customer service provided during the year 2013. We are honored to serve our IMARK customers and look forward to partnering with them again this year.
Amber Jones has joined our South Texas supply team as an Inside Salesperson. Amber comes to Bell & McCoy with a solid skill set in the electrical industry and we are excited to have her as a part of our team.
We now represent IER, supplier of custom electrical products, explosion proof equipment, switchgear, motor control centers, transfer switches, stainless steel, combination starters, enclosed breakers, buss gutter, copper fabrication, panels, 3D modeling, custom metal fabrication, engineered drawings, wiring diagrams. They are a Siemens OEM, Cutler Hammer OEM, GE & Eaton OEM, UL 508A, UL50,UL67 Approved Shop.
KingWire has a long-standing tradition of honoring individuals who excel in their performance with a special award. We are honored with their recent announcement that from now on this prestigious award will be known as the Buddy Binyon Excellence Award. Buddy was one of the original partners at Bell & McCoy and was passionate about selling KingWire. Thank you, KingWire, for this great honor.
Bell & McCoy recently attended the 2014 NEMRA Convention in Atlanta where our teams were honored with the following awards:
BRK - Rep of the Year
Bridgeport - Rep of the Year
E-Mon - $2 Million Club
King Wire - $13 Million Club
Lutron - 5 Year Service Award (San Antonio)
Lutron - President's Club (Houston)
Superior Essex - Top Sales of Energy Products
Superior Essex - Rep of the Year
William Ellis "Buddy" Binyon, 68, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Buddy was born on March 4, 1945, in Odessa to Nicholas and Heloise Binyon. He enjoyed the water and all things about it. He especially enjoyed boating, fishing, "bobbing," sunrises, sunsets, night riding, and most of all his family and friends. Buddy's career in the electrical industry spanned over 40 years. He joined Bell & McCoy in 1972 as a principal owner. Throughout his time in the industry, he was considered a leader, mentor, confidante, trainer, supporter and, most of all, a friend. He was a passionate man who had a true spirit for living life to the fullest. He cherished his family. Survivors: His wife and best friend of 48 years, Irene; son, Jason and his wife, Gina; daughters, Paige Lonibos and her husband, Neil, and Stacy Binyon; grandchildren, Tanner, Trace and Ty Binyon, Ashton, Braeden and Cason Lonibos; brothers, Nick and his wife Beverly, and Gary Binyon ; sister, Tricia Adcox and husband, Charles; as well as loving nieces and a nephew. Tribute Video
We now represent Amprobe in South and South Central Texas. Amprobe offers industry proven multi-meters, clamp meters, testers, environmental and HVAC tools, wire tracers, and cable locators.