Shawn Peterson has been named branch manager for Border States Electric’s (BSE’s) Alexandria, Minn., location.
Peterson began his career in February 1995 working for Minnesota Electric where he held the positions of warehouse associate, counter sales associate and customer service representative.
He joined BSE in April 2007 when the company acquired Minnesota Electric. He held the position of customer service representative before being selected to participate in the company’s management trainee program in September 2007.
Peterson most recently he held the position of branch manager for the company’s Rochester, Minn., location.
BSE supplies products and services to the construction, industrial and utility industries. The 100% employee-owned company is the eighth largest electrical distributor in the U.S. with nearly 1,500 employees and 55 branches in 13 states. Corporate headquarters are located in Fargo, N.D.
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