RALEIGH, NC – September 25, 2014 – Tradd Bazemore, Diane McClure and Cheryl Roebuck, Inside Sales with Electrical Equipment Company (EECO) are the latest to earn the Certified Electrical Professional – Inside Sales™ (CEP-IS™) credential. They join a growing group of sales professionals who have demonstrated they are dedicated to higher standards of practice in the electrical distribution industry. EECO currently has seven sales professionals that hold this certification. Previously certified include Theadora Ammon, Mandy Bell, Chappell Hawthorne and Mendy O’Connor. This elite designation has only been awarded to 817 individuals from 143 companies nationwide and represents an important achievement.
CEP is a certification program for distributors, manufacturers and others in the electrical distribution channel. CEP certification identifies that the holder has demonstrated expertise and professionalism in areas such as product knowledge, customer service, sales skills, and communication skills, giving them added credibility in the electrical industry.
“EECO has always been committed to ensuring that our team members work from a foundation of knowledge – knowledge about the things our customers want to accomplish and about the products and services that will help achieve their goals,” said Jack Lawson, President and CEO for EECO. “Each one of these EECO team members provides an excellent example of that commitment. I’m excited about recognizing their accomplishment and I’m proud to be on their team.”
Currently tests are offered for both inside and outside sales professionals. To take the CEP exam, applicants must meet certain educational and work experience requirements prior to taking the exam.
CEP Certification, LLC (CEP Certification) is a limited liability corporation established by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) to develop and administer certification and recertification processes for the purpose of designating those individuals who have met CEP Certification professional knowledge standards. The mission of CEP Certification is to enhance the performance of individuals working in the electrical distribution industry by setting standards for the performance of industry job roles and assessing individuals against these standards. For more information about the certification program, visit www.naed-cep.org.
Electrical Equipment Company (EECO) provides the electrical services and material management required to optimize production, enhance productivity and generate cost savings for industrial applications. We specialize in supporting automation, motor and electrical usage needs. EECO is a privately held company founded in 1926 covering the Southeastern United States.
Allyson Murphy, Marketing Specialist