Vice President, Supply Chain
Trent Hardie began his 28 year career in the electrical industry in 1986 after graduating Lassen Junior College in 1982 (AA degree in General Studies) and Sonoma State University in 1985 (Bachelor’s degree in Economics). His first employment after college was in the distribution sector at Graybar Electric from 1986 to 2001. He served in many capacities which included Warehouse Manager, Counter Sales Manager, Inside Sales, Outside Sales and Manager of Construction Sales & Projects.
In 2001, Trent left Graybar Electric to join IES as the Manager of Purchasing at their location in Reno, Nevada. Trent also held positions of Western Regional Purchasing Director and VP of Supply Chain which is his position currently.