Jim Bailey Joins Turtle & Hughes as New York Regional Credit Manager

posted Tuesday Jan 22, 2019 by TURTLE & HUGHES in Corporate Announcements

Jim Bailey has joined the Linden corporate headquarters office of Turtle & Hughes as Regional Credit Manager responsible for the company’s large New York region. Turtle & Hughes ranks among the nation's top 20 electrical distribution companies with offices nationwide.

“Attracting proven and respected financial talent such as Jim is a great win for Turtle & Hughes,” said Kevin Doyle, Chief Operating Officer at Turtle & Hughes “We are confident that his strong experience and personal commitment to excellence will add value to both our customers and our employees.”

Before joining Turtle & Hughes, Bailey worked for one year as Finance Manager at the largest non-union plumbing contractor in New York City. Prior to that, he served for 20 years at Ferguson Enterprises, a global distribution company. He started in their Las Vegas, NV, branch as a Credit Manager immediately after receiving his graduate degree. In 2013, after serving in various positions, he was named Regional Credit Manager of the Northeast region -- their largest region with $1.4 billion in annual revenues. In this position, Bailey managed eight credit departments and a staff of 32 credit associates, and was recognized as corporate Best in Class for his credit KPIs.

A resident of Howell, NJ, Bailey graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor degree in Finance and an MBA. He is a Certified Credit Executive, completing an executive program at Dartmouth University.

Established in 1923, Turtle & Hughes is family- and employee-owned. It services the industrial, construction, commercial, electrical contracting, export and utility markets. Its division, Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) has proven its leadership in the industrial supply market by partnering with FORTUNE 100 companies to reduce their total cost of ownership. For over 25 years, Turtle & Hughes has been a certified women-owned business.

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