About Us

LPI East, LLC (LPI) (Leonard Pickett) is a former Division of Leonard Pickett Inc. LP separated from the California corporation and formed a new and separate entity in 2010. LP is a wholesale supplier of electrical equipment.

With a team of specialists in the electrical supply distribution industry, sales, building and customer support, LP provides client-centric support, responsive customer service, and supply utilization consulting.By employing advanced pricing software and providing knowledgeable consulting services, LP will enable clients to make faster informed decisions about the supplies and equipment they need to thrive.LP stands out amongst regional competition by providing cost-effective innovative solutions.

Importantly, LP is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a federally certified Small Disadvantaged Business enterprise and intends to complete its DOT, HUB Zone, and certifications by year end 2011.LP will help federal, state, and municipal agencies to exceed their goals for contracting with set aside Disadvantaged Business contract opportunities and allow quasi-agencies and large companies and contractors to obtain contracts that would otherwise be unavailable due to diversity supplier requirements and initiatives.

 

The Company ownership structure consists of:

Kevin Bell – President & CEO

David Williams – Vice President/Director of Sales

Erwin B Williams – Vice President/COO

Al Harris – Director/CFO

 

David Williams:

David serves as LP’s CEO and President. He has extensive sales experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. He has thrived in business to business sales his entire career. He has excellent customer service and communication skills. He brings excellent outside sales experience and is well suited for the wholesale industry.

Kevin Bell:

Kevin serves as Sales Director and Vice President. He is an accomplished architect and project planner. Kevin has a great understanding of construction planning and has first-hand experience dealing with contractors on a wide range of construction projects. Kevin brings with him a great understanding of the construction phase decision process.

 

Erwin B Williams:

Erwin serves as Vice President of Operations. He has over 30 years of experience in the electrical supply industry. Erwin served as General Manager of an electrical supply distributor from 1992 until 1998, and has now returned to Hartford Connecticut to establish LP in New England. Erwin contributes his extensive industry experience, superior customer support tactics and salesmanship.

Al Harris:

Al is LP’s Business Development Consultant. Al is the former CFO of a California-based equipment supplier and certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) that serviced over 100 federal contracts during his tenure. Al successfully planned a sale of the company in a declining market and sold the venture for over 8 times EBITDA. Al was also instrumental in developing their innovative marketing strategy and developing company branding. Al not only contributes his business acumen in the supplier industry but also contributes his first-hand experience managing the finances of a small business through its entire life cycle.