• Electrical

Spotlight On Talent

First Quarter – 2018

About Krista Keay

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Krista Keay is the Account Executive for Electrical Manufacturing and Distribution for The Pompeo Group. Krista was promoted to Account Executive in 2017 in addition to her continuing role as Recruitment and Training Manager. Krista’s career with The Pompeo Group began in 2013 in an administrative role with the company. In short order, it was apparent she had the ability and aptitude for this industry. She has successfully taken on many roles within the organization--- from recruiting to training. Prior to The Pompeo Group, Krista was a figure skating coach in Albuquerque, NM; an extension from her lifelong passion of figure skating. Krista is both an enthusiastic recruiting professional and a highly creative and intuitive executive who is committed to excellence in making electrical industry connections that provide the greatest potential for lasting business relationships.

About the Candidates

Regional Vice President/Director of Sales & Marketing

Accomplished sales manager with success selling power distribution and transmission systems through the Utility and Oil & Gas channels. Proven track record exemplified by exceeding sales quotas in 2015, 2016 and, more recently, in 2017 by $65M. Ability to effectively support a comprehensive range of electrical products, systems and services that increase energy efficiency, reliability and productivity for industrial, utility and EPC customers.

Vice President of Sales/Vice President of Strategic Accounts

Results-focused, creative leader who helps take innovative, quality-focused product and service companies to the next level. Noted subject matter expert in sales, marketing, value quantification, key accounts, pricing/value based commercial models, negotiation strategy and business development for value added products and services (direct and via distribution) in the traditional or IoT/Industry 4.0 world. Doubled net profit by assessing pricing and negotiation on value for an $8B+ technical company.

Key Account Manager

Experienced sales leader who is passionate about building successful sales organizations, developing high-performing individuals and positioning each team member as a partner in fulfilling corporate vision. Respected by executive decision-makers and colleagues across the electrical industry, as a consistent performer in leveraging market insights and a leader in go-to-market strategy. Exceeded budgeted sales expectations by 7% in 2016 and 2017 for multi-billion-dollar manufacturer.

Vice President of Sales/Vice President of Business Development

Senior business leader with 30 years in the electrical wholesale industry with a consistent track record of delivering both top and bottom line performance while managing P&L’s. In 2017, increased sales by 60% while reducing operating expenses by 30%. Experienced in commercial and industrial market segments as well as proficient knowledge in the lighting and power distribution product segments. Respected leader with a solid history of exceeding targets and goals.

About The Pompeo Group

The Pompeo Group was founded in 2003 with a mission of positively impacting companies and enhancing careers. It is this mission coupled with our approach that has vaulted us to becoming the most recognized LED lighting and energy search firm in the country. The Pompeo Group has a combined 50 years of executive recruiting. Our Specialization by industry and function; Flexibility to customize our process, relationship and terms; Array of Services for total recruitment and consulting solutions and Track Record of success has helped our clients gain a competitive advantage and our candidates advance their careers.

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"Despite the hype that you will see on the Internet, the majority of executive level positions are not posted anywhere. Paul Pompeo's experience, industry contacts, and database of active positions have given me access to opportunities that closely fit my background and qualifications. Paul is discreet, thorough and methodical. I wouldn't risk my reputation anywhere else."

Tom Haggerty