For over 20 years, THIS has proven its leadership in the industrial supply market by partnering with many FORTUNE 500 companies to reduce their total cost of ownership. We provide world-class programs that continually achieve significant cost savings. Through tailored solutions, our customers benefit from our vast experience; high level of service; improved process efficiencies; superior product support; and in-depth data analysis. THIS’ success and proven track record has led to our expansion into many new markets. Our operation now includes multiple locations across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico with export operations to Europe and China. THIS is recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the integrated supply sector today.
Jayne Millard, CEO – Turtle & Hughes, Inc.
Jayne Millard is CEO of Turtle & Hughes, Inc., one of the nation’s largest independent electrical and industrial distributors. This fourth generation family business was co-founded by Ms. Millard’s great grandfather in 1923. With a long history of management by women—beginning with Ms. Millard’s great grandmother—it is one of the nation’s top 50 women-owned businesses. A graduate of the Eugene Lang School of the Arts, Ms. Millard also received an M.B.A. from Dominican University of California. She is a board member of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance; and member of the Zenith Group and Committee of 200. Ms. Millard received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in New Jersey.
“We are a company that knows how to execute. We have the discipline, we have the preparation, we have the right resources, and we have the right people who are all focused on putting the customer first.”
Kevin Doyle, COO – Turtle & Hughes, Inc.
Kevin Doyle knows the rewards of taking smart risks and has used his financial and operational acumen to help catapult Turtle & Hughes into one of the country’s top independent electrical and industrial distributors. As Chief Operating Officer, Kevin takes a role in employee administration, negotiating, risk management and profit maximization. During his long career at Turtle & Hughes, he has seized many opportunities to standardize operational procedures and improve the total customer experience.
“Action creates opportunity. We don’t wait for the few extraordinary opportunities that might come our way; we actively pursue the common occasions and make them great for our customers.”
Rick McQuatters‚ Senior Vice President – THIS
Rick McQuatters brings 30 years of inventory management expertise to the Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply operation. Mr. McQuatters has been with THIS since its inception and has held roles in all aspects of integrated supply at both the site level and the corporate level. In addition to managing the Integrated Supply division, Rick also manages the integrated supply relationship with ISM and WEBNC. Mr. McQuatters earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Syracuse University.
“It is my pleasure to have spent the past 16 years with THIS helping customers purchase better and build inventory management systems and controls that work.”
Pat Sheehan‚ Vice President of Operations – THIS
Mr. Sheehan has a diverse background of 20 years in operations management and has been a member of the Integrated Supply team since 2016. His energy and ability to maximize his team’s performance is one of his greatest assets; building trust as he recognizes the importance of the “total team”. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and has conducted over one hundred Kaizen events in his career. Pat earned a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University in History and Political Science with a minor in Economics. Mr. Sheehan is a veteran of the United States Navy Submarine Service.
“When we have collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”
Jerry Suttles‚ Senior Director of Field Operations – THIS
Jerry Suttles joined the Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply organization in 2005. He has successfully implemented and operated multiple enterprise accounts for THIS, proving to be a valuable asset to the organization. Mr. Suttles is a veteran of the United States Army where he served as leader in Operations Management.
“The operational efficiency we deliver to our customer base sets us apart in the industry and keeps our customers very happy.”