Awards and Recognition
Summit Wins Online Marketing Award
October 2011 / Award Photo / Press Release
Summit won the ElectricSmarts Network’s “Smarty Award” for online marketing efforts.
The ElectricSmarts Network is an electrical industry media company, headquartered in Connecticut, that provides web-based marketing, e-learning and e-commerce services to thousands of contractors, distributors and manufacturers across the United States.
The award is presented to both manufacturers and distributors who have shown excellence in online marketing as demonstrated by high numbers of content views, clickthrus and percentage of clickthrus, according to Bill Floyd with ElectricSmarts.
The purpose is to recognize distributors that are helping to drive traffic to their manufacture-partner’s content, shortening the product buy cycles and building customer relationships.
Summit was one of only three distributors to receive the award this year.
Habitat for Humanity Recognizes Summit Electric Supply
August 2011 / Award Photo / Press Release
Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity, celebrating 25 years of service this year, recognized Summit Electric Supply's support for its 156th home building project.
Summit's Albuquerque location has supported Habitat for Humanity projects in Albuquerque, Valencia County, and in Santa Fe.
Dona Swenson, development coordinator, along with Nila Scarberry, ReStore director, came to Summit's Albuquerque corporate headquarters and presented a creative, floor tile thank-you plaque to Service Center Leader Wiley Shaw and Jarred Killgore, customer service representative who manages Habitat for Humanity's material requests.
Russel Hiller Receives Professional Award
Nov. 19, 2010 / Event Photo / Award Photo / Press Release
Summit Electric Supply’s CFO and Treasurer Russel Hiller has been selected as 2010 Outstanding Member in Corporate Practice by the New Mexico Society of CPAs. He was nominated for the award by colleague Ben Darwin of Meyners + Co. Hiller and Darwin serve on the board of the New Mexico Family Business Alliance, an agency that helps family business owners with accounting related issues. Hiller was recognized at the Society’s annual awards ceremony on Nov. 19 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Albuquerque.
Joy Junction Names Summit "Community Hero"
Oct. 8, 2010 / Event Photo / Award Photo / Press Release
New Mexico’s largest homeless shelter, Joy Junction, recognized Summit Electric Supply as a “Community Hero” for donating the Lifeline of Hope food service vehicle that allowed the shelter to serve twice as many meals in the past year by taking food to hungry homeless people on the streets of Albuquerque who could not make it to the shelter or for whom there was no room there. Jeremy Reynalds, shelter founder and CEO, presented the award to Summit President/CEO Victor R. Jury Jr. and his children at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North Hotel at the shelter's annual banquet and award ceremony.
Summit Wins 3 Industry Marketing Awards
August 27, 2010 / Award Photo 1 / Award Photo 2 / Award Photo 3 / Press Release
Summit's efforts snagged three industry marketing awards at the National Association of Electrical Distributors’ annual Best of the Best marketing awards ceremony. Summit won in three marketing categories: Print campaign − for an advertisement in Workboat magazine highlighting the marine division’s capabilities;Brand awareness − for a holiday-themed Nutcracker print card, electronic card, Web site and counter collateral; and Digital campaign − for Summit's Twitter page and postings.
New Industry Ranking Lists Summit #18
June 4, 2010 / Press Release
In its first industry rankings story, Modern Distribution Management magazine ranked Summit #18 among the nation’s top 25 electrical distributors. The rankings were based on reported annual sales.
David Wascom Receives Volunteer Service Award from Leading SAP Group
May 20, 2010 / Award Photo / Press Release
David Wascom, vice president of IT for Summit Electric Supply, received the Volunteer Service Award from Americas’ SAP User Group (ASUG) in Orlando, Fla., on May 18. He has been a volunteer for the past three years. He currently serves as co-chairman of the wholesale distribution segment of the group. SAP is an international enterprise resource planning system that Summit began using in 2005. The award was presented at the same event as Summit’s Impact Award, the company’s first IT-related award based on its accomplishments using SA
SAP Success Garners Impact Award
May 18, 2010 / Award Photo / Press Release
The Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG), the world’s largest community of SAP professionals, awarded Summit the group’s Impact Award in the small to medium enterprise category. Impact awards are based on implementation and effective use of SAP solutions. Winners are selected based on demonstrated success in return on investment, best practices, improved service and innovation. It was Summit’s first IT-related award. Summit joined other Impact Award winners Comcast Corp, Northern Kentucky University and Eastman Chemical Co.
Summit Wins First National Community Service Award
March 5, 2010 / Press Release
Summit won the nationally recognized Communitas Award in the category of Leadership in Community Service. “Our judges found that Summit Electric Supply clearly exhibits the spirit of communitas, a Latin word that means people coming together for the good of a community,” wrote Director Ed Dalheim. Judges reviewed Summit’s philosophy of giving along with summaries of selected service projects among the 43 community and nonprofit organizations and causes the company supported in 2009.
Summit Takes Industry's Overall Marketing Award for First Time
Aug. 12, 2009 / Award Photo
Summit won TED Magazine’s Overall Best of the Best award for the first time for its Web site www.summit.com. The redesigned site was chosen from more than 300 entries to take the top distributor award. The award represents overall best marketing practices in the electrical industry, according to the magazine’s online newsletter announcing the winners at the end of the industry’s AdVenture Sales & Marketing Conference held in Chicago Aug. 9-12. The Web site first won in the Web site category. An entry must win its category before being considered for the higher award. Summit also won in the large distributor direct promotion category for the 2008 holiday season’s special “Truck & Buck – Don’t Forget Your Little Helper.”
Hayata Names Summit Distributor of the Year
July 16, 2009
Hayata North America, an international maker of stainless steel cable ties and banding for marine and offshore applications, named Summit Electric Supply its Distributor of the Year for leading the U.S. in sales of Hayata products in 2008.
Electrical Wholesaling Ranks Summit #22
Summit was ranked #22 among the nation’s Top 200 electrical distributors by Electrical Wholesaling magazine based on sales of $384 million.
NM Business Weekly Names Summit "Corporate Hero"
May 2009 / Event Photo / Award Photo / Press Release
The New Mexico Business Weekly, the state’s leading business publication, named Summit a "Corporate Hero" for the company’s community outreach and philanthropy. The purpose of the awards is to highlight the positive impact that corporations have and the many creative ways they find to help and support their community.
Summit Receives "Pro Patria Award"
February 6, 2009 / Photo / Press Release
Summit won the Pro Patria Award for demonstrating exceptional support for its employees who participate in the National Guard and Reserve. Companies must be nominated by a reservist.
Russel Hiller Named Top Performing CFO
October, 2008 / Photo / Press Release
Summit's CFO and Treasurer Russel Hiller is recognized as a "Top Performing CFO" in the large-business category from the New Mexico Business Weekly.
Summit Takes Annual Industry Marketing Awards
August 12, 2008 / Award Photo 1 / Award Photo 2
Summit won "Best of the Best" marketing awards from the National Association of Electrical Distributors in direct promotion category and public relations category for the press coverage surrounding the donation to the Army National Guard unit stationed in Iraq December 2007. A music-themed sales conference dubbed "Jam Session" and a Houston counter redesign effort garnered honorable mentions in event and merchandising categories.
President/CEO Victor R. Jury Jr. Named "Power Broker"
Summit's President/CEO Victor R. Jury Jr. was selected as a "Power Broker" by the New Mexico Business Weekly for a second time.
Electrical Wholesaling Ranks Summit #27
Electrical Wholesaling magazine ranked Summit #27 among the nation's Top 200 electrical distributors, based on 2007 sales of about $340 million.
Army National Guard Recognizes Summit
June 2008 / Event Photo
The Army National Guard recognizes Summit, and Mary Lucero, for support of the troops during the holiday season. Lucero accepted a flag mosaic on behalf of the company from Gen. Kenny Montoya.
President/CEO Victor R. Jury Jr. Philanthropic Views Published
May 23, 2008 / Article
The New Mexico Business Weekly published Summit President/CEO Victor R. Jury Jr.'s column "Good to Great in Giving" that explains his philosophy of philanthropy.
Chamber Honors Summit with Community Star Award
March 18, 2008 / Event Photo / Award Photo / Press Release / Article
The Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce honors Summit with its Community Star award in the large-business category for the company's contributions to the community.
Summit Ranked #22 Among Nation's Top Electrical Distributors
June 26, 2007 / Press Release
Up one spot from 2006, Summit is ranked No. 22 in the annual Top 200 list compiled by Electrical Wholesaling magazine, with 2006 revenue of $337,000,000.
Summit Named "Fast Tracker"
June 22, 2007 / Press Release
Summit is named in New Mexico Business Weekly's list of "Fast Trackers," companies noted for their growth rates. Summit ranked #16 among 25 in the large business category.
Jury a Finalist in National Awards
April 2007 / Award Photo / Event Photo
Summit's President/CEO Victor R. Jury Jr. was selected as one of 25 finalists for Ernst & Young LLP's Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Summit Wins Industry Marketing Awards
March 2007 / Award Photo / Press Release
Summit won "Best of the Best" marketing awards from the National Association of Electrical Distributors in the print advertising category.
Summit Wins Industry Marketing Awards
March 2006 / Award Photo 1 / Award Photo 2
Summit won "Best of the Best" marketing awards from the National Association of Electrical Distributors in merchandising and direct promotion categories.
Jury Named Power Broker
September 30, 2005
President/CEO Victor R. Jury Jr. was chosen as a "Power Broker" in the New Mexico Business Weekly's annual Power magazine.
Summit Wins Industry Marketing Awards
March 2005 / Award Photo
Summit won "Best of the Best" marketing awards from the National Association of Electrical Distributors for a Web site redesign.
Summit Named Most Admired N.M. Company
November 10, 2004 / Plaque Photo
In balloting at the annual New Mexico Private 100 luncheon, Summit is named the Most Admired Company in the state.
ACI Recognizes Summit with VIVA Award
October 28, 2004 / Event Photo / Award Photo
The New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, the local arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recognized Summit with its VIVA Award. VIVA represents vision, investment, vitality and action.
Summit Takes Industry Award for Direct Promotion
March 2004 / Award Photo
Summit wins "Best of the Best" marketing awards from the National Association of Electrical Distributors in the direct promotion category.
Summit Receives Ethics in Business Award
April 30, 2003 / Award Photo
Summit receives an Ethics in Business Award in the large-business category. Awards are presented to businesses that demonstrate "the highest ethical conduct and social responsibility."
Summit Cover Story of Industry Magazine
March 2003 / Cover Photo / Article
Summit is featured in cover story of The Electrical Distributor (TED) magazine. The article, headlined "30 Seconds to Perfection," is a general overview of Summit and Vic Jury's management style and principles.
Summit Print and Promotional Marketing Efforts Take Industry Awards
March 2002 / Award Photo 1 / Award Photo 2
Summit wins "Best of the Best" marketing awards from the National Association of Electrical Distributors in the categories of print advertising and integrated promotional campaign.
LANL Recognizes Summit's Service with Excellence Certificate
May 23, 1997
Summit received a third certificate of excellence for its just-in-time contract with Los Alamos National Laboratory. Summit had worked on the Milagro Gamma Ray Observatory Project for more than two years.
Summit Ranked #6 Among NM Top 100 Private Companies
Summit was ranked No. 6 in the annual New Mexico Private 100 listing of the state's top privately owned companies.
LANL Recognizes Summit's Service
Summit received a second certificate of excellence for its just-in-time systems contract with Los Alamos National Laboratory. Service levels for the Lab were at 99.3 percent.
First Web Site Debuts
Summit secured the premium domain name of www.summit.com and debuted its first Web site.
LANL Recognizes Summit's Service with Excellence Certificate
Summit receives a certificate of excellence for its just-in-time systems contract with Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Summit Founders Featured on Cover of Electrical Wholesaling
February 1989 / Cover Photo / Article
Summit and its three founders are featured on the cover of Electrical Wholesaling magazine. The article praises Summit's expertise with just-in-time systems contracts, which are hailed as "The Wave of the Future."