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Jason Stein Named Chief Information Officer at Border States 

FARGO, N.D. — Jason Stein has been named Chief Information Officer at Border States. Stein previously held the role of Executive VP Sales and Marketing and brings nearly 30 years of experience with Border States to this new role. 

“The future of our business will be shaped by, and success delivered through, people and technology,” said Jason Seger, President. “Because of the transformative nature of IT in our business, it’s vital that we provide executive-level support with proven leadership who understands our business. Having Jason complement our talented IT group with his vast business experience is a real opportunity to amplify the impact technology has on our results.” 

Stein’s years of focusing on customer and user experience is a passion he brings to this new role. He has experience working with customers, vendors and employee-owners at all levels of the organization. 

“I believe customers will make choices based on their experiences, which are driven by people, process and technology,” Stein said. “We have a fantastic IT department, and I’m thrilled at the opportunity to work with them as we transform our business. The pace of technological change is accelerating along with the experience customers, vendors and employee-owners expect — I can’t think of a more exciting time to be part of our IT team as we transform from a traditional box-in, box-out company to one that delivers experiences through Border States’ services and solutions.” 

Stein joined Border States in May 1995 as a Management Trainee. He worked in various customer- and vendor-facing positions and was named Executive VP Sales and Marketing in 2018. Stein is also involved in numerous industry organizations, including those focused on supporting technological innovation throughout the electrical distribution industry. 

Border States supplies products and services to construction, industrial and utility customers. The 100% employee-owned company is rated the sixth largest electrical distributor in the United States by Electrical Wholesaling magazine. Border States has more than 3,200 employee-owners and 120 branches in 29 states. The Branch Support Center (corporate office) is located in Fargo, North Dakota.