Lex joined Border States in 1984, and has served in a variety of positions at both the branch and corporate levels. He has served as Engineer, Branch Manager, Corporate Utility Sales Manager and Corporate Marketing Manager for utility products.
In 2000, Lex was named Vice President Sales and Marketing for utility and named to the Executive Council. In 2005, he was named Vice President Supply Chain Services, and in 2009, he was named Vice President Alliance Director.
In 2012, he worked as Vice President West Region, then transitioned to his current position. Lex serves on several manufacturer and customer advisory councils pertaining to the commercial and technical aspects of the evolving supply chain.