Review and Responsibilities
Herb Schneider is a college
graduate having majored in accounting. Before Joining Metra, he was in public
accounting for a major firm. Herb is General Manager.
Herb has been with Metra since 1988.
Dick Sousa is a college graduate
having majored in business administration. Before joining Metra, he was V.P.
Sales for a major industrial wire products manufacturer. Dick is Metra's wire &
Dick has been with Metra since 1997.
Darryl Abrams is a college graduate, in the electrical industry for 30 years
with extensive knowledge in all aspects of the electrical industry. Prior to joining
Metra he was manager for a large electrical contractor as well as a large electrical
distributor in Orlando Florida.
Darryl was promoted to a Principal/ Partner in January 2014.
Louis Bexon comes to Metra with an extensive background in the electical industry
starting in 1992, having worked for Mercedes Electric 11 years. GE Supply 5 years,
and HD Supply / Anixer 11 years.
Louis has performed numerous roles in distribution, starting in the warehouse,
counter sales, inside sales, outside sales, and branch manager.
His last position before coming to Metra was with Anixer, where he was Regional Vice President
and a Winner of 3 Presidents Club awards for top performance with Anixter/HE Supply.
Charlie Gomez is a college
graduate having majored in business administration. Before joining Metra, he
was in outside sales for a national wholesaler chain. Charlie is in outside
Charlie has been with Metra since 1986.
Jack Joyner is a college graduate
having majored in business administration. Before joining Metra, Jack was
General Manager of a large competitive agency in Florida. Jack is in outside
Jack has been with Metra since 1998.
Scott Robbins has been in the electrical business for 27
years. Scott spent fourteen years with Leviton Manufacturing company,10 of those
years as Florida Regional manager;ten years in electrical distribution,and 3
years in the agency business prior to joining Metra's outside sales team.
Scott has been with Metra since 2007.
Michael Doyle has been in the
electrical business for approximately twenty years; with Metra since 1999.
Before joining Metra, Michael
was an outside sales rep for a large competitive agency in Florida. Michael is
in outside sales.
Don Devries is a college graduate and in the electrical industry for over 15 years.
Don was an Area Sales Manager for Irwin Tools, and spent 10 years with Ideal Industries.
While with Ideal, Don was North Florida Area Sales Manager for 5 years, and South Region Sales Manager for 5 years.
Don is in outside sales covering the North Florida market.
Tom Jackson comes to Metra Associates with 22 years of sales and
management experience from 3 fortune 500 companies. For the last 5 years Tom helped
manager the largest conservation program for a large local owned utility in Orlando.
Tom will cover the central Florida territory.
Sean Smith comes to Metro Associates with over 12 years' experience as a service representative
for Graybar Electric. Sean joined Metra in June 2018 as an Inside Sales Rep covering the Ft Lauderdale territory.
Beth Simmons has been in the
electrical industry since 1989; with Metra since 1998. Before joining Metra, she was in inside
sales for a competitive agency in Florida. Beth is in inside sales.
Paul Bradlyn has been in the
electrical business since 1978; with Metra since 2001. Before joining Metra, he was a regional sales
manager for a major instrument manufacturer. Paul graduated from State University Of New York in Stony Brook in 1978.
Paul is in inside sales.
Pedro Rivera, while new to our industry, possesses excellent communication skills, and is experienced in
customer service. Pedro is fluent in spanish. Pedro is in inside sales.
Pedro has been with Metra since 2005.
Scott Justice has been in the electrical business
over 20 years. For 18 years Scott was responsible for HD's Florida, Power and Light business. Scott is in inside
Joseph Frias started with Metra in May doing order entry. He comes to Metra with 14 years in the Data
and Telecommunications Industry. Joe called on, and worked with distributors and contractors in that
industry. Having worked in both the manufacturing and distribution side of the business, he understands
how our business works with reps, manufacturers, distribution, and contractors. He also has a broad
understanding of various manufacturer software systems. Joe has been working inside sales at Metra the
last 6 months.
Dwayne Lewis has been with Metra for 3 years. He started in the warehouse, has been doing order
entry for the last 5 months, learning C3 and all other order entry systems. He's been working
closely with Pedro as an inside sales person the last 6 months. Dwayne has an Associate Degree
from the ATI Computer Career Training Center in Ft, Lauderdale; and also worked two years in
Apple's Tele-Performance Center in Ft Lauderdale. With Apple, Dwayne spoke with customers and gave
technical support on Apple products.
In addition, our staff consists of Orrie Fenn, inventory control
specialist, Shakira Philips, receptionist, Michael Napier - warehouse manager,
and five warehousemen.