David White joined the company as executive vice president on August 1, 2016. His areas of responsibility include leading Border States’ five regions, sales and marketing. David previously served as the president of Shealy Electrical Wholesalers before the company was acquired by Border States. David brings strategic vision, sales development, leadership and mergers and acquisitions experience to the team.
He serves on the Border States Board of Directors and has significant private board experience. He is serving a third term as a member of the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) board and has served on several manufacturer advisory councils. He also has been actively involved in local chapters of national charities including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Habitat for Humanity.
After graduating from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, David joined Schneider Electric where he spent 10 years in roles ranging from manufacturing engineer to district sales manager. David joined Shealy in 1999 as an equity partner, assuming the position of executive vice president. He was promoted to president in 2011.
David was named President of Border States April 1, 2018.