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Press Release: Mike Harvey Retires After 44 Years

ByJoanne Moss


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                            


Mike Harvey, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Standard Electric Supply Co., retires after 44 years.

Joanne Moss, Director of Marketing
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Milwaukee, WI - Effective June 28, 2024, Mike Harvey, Vice President - Sales and Marketing at Standard Electric Supply Co., will be retiring after 44 years of exceptional service.

Mike began his career with Standard Electric in 1980 and was promoted to VP, Sales and Marketing in 1992. Under his leadership, the company expanded its market share and experienced solid growth year after year. During his tenure as Vice President, the company added 15 new locations throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. “Mike’s entrepreneurial spirit has driven much of our innovation and growth. He possesses a unique blend of vision and leadership and has built strong relationships with our customers and our supplier partners,” explained Larry Stern, President of Standard Electric Supply Co. “Mike’s wealth of experience and knowledge will be difficult to replace. His dedication, leadership and personal friendship will be missed.”

Succeeding Mike will be Dan Knapp, our Senior Sales Director. Dan has been with the company for the past 12 years and has played a significant role in its sales and marketing success. “Dan has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, strategic thinking, and a deep understanding of our industry. I have no doubt that Dan will continue to build on that strong foundation that Mike has established and take our company to an even greater heights,” said Matt Stern, company Chief Operating Officer.


(Pictured: Mike Harvey)                                        (Pictured: Dan Knapp)

Standard Electric Supply Co. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is a fourth generation, family-owned company and the 73rd largest distributor of electrical products in North America. Standard Electric Supply Co. has 17 locations throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana, and employs over 200 associates with sales in excess of 160 million dollars.

Standard Electric Supply Co. is a family-owned distributor, built on delivering outstanding service. For over 100 years, Standard Electric has been the best at what they do; delivering top-quality products, outstanding service, and providing value-added services to customers across the Midwest. Visit to see how Standard Electric can become the solution to your needs.

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