Chris Roche, C&I New England District Manager
Chris leads the C&I sales team in the growth and development of new business opportunities in all C&I market segments. His tenure spans 30 years in the industry. All of them in this local marketplace, serving many sales and leadership roles, most recently as President of Baynes Electric, based out of West Bridgewater, MA. Chris’ sales leadership and knowledge of the District helps us to drive sales results, facilitate growth, and increase market share in the region.
Mark Folan, Vice President/General Manager
Mr. Folan leads the sales and operations for Needham’s National Account Division. With over three decades of experience at Needham Electric Supply, Mr. Folan joined Needham as a warehouse manager in 1983. He has worked in several different departments and positions throughout the company and learned all facets of the business prior to his current role as Vice President/General Manager. Mr. Folan received his Bachelor of Science degree from Stonehill College.
Alison Levy, Director of Information Technology
Ms. Levy manages our IT department. She has over 20 years of experience in the information technology department in addition to 14 years’ experience in manufacturing and distribution. She holds BSBA and MBA degrees in Computer Information Systems from Bryant College.
Mike Toney, Director of C&I Sales
Mr. Toney brings over 25 years of experience in the electrical industry to his role as Director of C&I Sales. Formally trained as an electrician, he then moved to the distribution side of the business and worked in almost every role starting from the warehouse all the way to branch manager and outside sales. His career has included working in sales and operations for both independent suppliers as well as large national companies, but his strength and passion at independently-owned Needham Electric are the ability to foster one-on-one relationships with his staff as well as his customers.