JD Martin appoints Kelly Johns as RVP of Houston Region

Kelly Johns RVP of Houston Region, J D Martin
Kelly Johns RVP of Houston Region, J D Martin

Greg Baker, CEO/President, of JD Martin is pleased to announce Kelly Johns has joined the company as Regional Vice President for the Houston Region, effective June 15, 2023.

Matt Garavaglia, EVP of Texas and Oklahoma
Matt Garavaglia, EVP of Texas and Oklahoma

“Kelly has a deep understanding of how our customer needs, distributors and manufacturers all fit together” said Matt Garavaglia, EVP of Texas and Oklahoma. “His background means he understands how to present solutions that create real value for our customers. His sales leadership made him a great choice to lead the Houston Market.”

Kelly Johns said, “I’m honored for the opportunity to continue to develop my career at JD Martin.” Johns added, “I really look forward to working with the entire JDM team, our world-class manufacturers and distributors. It is exciting to be part of such a great company and to be able to use my previous electrical distribution and contractor experience to help lead our successful efforts in the Houston area.”

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As a Texas native, Johns has developed a strong reputation and service background in the electrical market. He brings a solid leadership and a sales focused approach that was developed from his deep experience while employed in electrical distribution, contractor and manufacturer roles.

Johns earned a B.A. from Texas Christian University. During his college career, Kelly was a student athlete and pitched for the Horned Frogs for four years.


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