ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Summit Electric Supply announces that Ryan Oehring has joined Summit and will lead the company's Desert Southwest District. Oehring was previously an Integration Solutions Director for an international industrial supplier. He will report to President Kevin Powell and be based out of Summit's Phoenix, Arizona location.

"Ryan possesses a proven track record in the area of profitable sales growth as well as outstanding management and team building skills," said Victor Jury Jr., Summit Chairman and CEO. "We are thrilled to have Ryan on our team and know he is looking forward to leading our associates and strengthening relationships with customers and vendors."

Oehring will be responsible for the development and execution of sales initiatives in the company's newly created Desert Southwest district. The district includes service centers located in Phoenix, Arizona; El Paso, Texas; and three New Mexico locations in Farmington, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque.

"I am very excited to join Summit and be a part of this team. Summit has created a great reputation in the marketplace for being focused on the success of its customers and associates," said Oehring.

After graduating from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, Oehring began his career in sales, where his early successes in growth strategies soon led to more demanding and responsible management roles. In addition to sales development, Oehring has earned experience in personnel development, vendor relationships and operational logistics.