Team

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Mark Osak

Sr. Vice President
Mark Osak brings over 30 year of experience to his role at Electrical Wholesalers Inc. and HZ Electric Supply Co. He is responsible for the direct management of all aspects of sales and customer relationships. He attended Emmett O’Brien Tech with a concentration in Electrical Technology, and later received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of New Haven. Osak’s career began at GE Supply, beginning with Inside Sales and then Outside Sales, servicing the large electrical construction market. Osak joined EW in 2004 and assumed the role of VP of Sales in 2007. In 2019, he was promoted to his current role of Sr. Vice President for both EW and HZ. His vast experience in switchgear, lighting, controls, and commodities has been instrumental in his participation in some of the largest electrical projects in the Connecticut market. This experience has helped develop trusting, long-term relationships with both customers and product manufacturers. Osak currently resides in Rocky Hill, CT with his family.
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John Carson

Vice President of Operations
John Carson brings 38 years of electrical distribution experience to his role at Electrical Wholesalers Inc./HZ Electric Supply Co. He is responsible for the direct oversight of all EW/HZ branch locations and works closely with the inside sales team. Carson’s career started with Westinghouse Electric Corp. in its Canadian Division, where he held various sales and branch management rolls. In 1993, he was transferred to the US WESCO division in New England, allowing him to settle in the Hartford, CT area. He joined EW in 2000, where he has held positions covering District Management and Training Distribution Center Management. This has all led up to his current roll as Vice President of Operations for both Electrical Wholesalers and HZ Electric Supply Co.
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Jordano Santos

Regional Energy Solutions Manager
Jordano Santos has been the Regional Energy Solutions Manager for EW and HZ since 2014. Santos is responsible for the Energy Solutions team at EW and HZ, training our in-house staff and customers in energy products, solutions, and energy rebate programs. He also leads the company’s efforts to stay at the forefront of new lighting and control technologies by researching as well as sampling technologies from different manufacturers. Santos has over 30 years of experience in electrical contracting and complex electrical systems, specializing in energy efficiency. He has managed energy conservation programs for Connecticut Light & Power, Western Massachusetts Electric Company, United Illuminating, Pennsylvania Power & Light as well as other rebate and incentive programs throughout the United States. He also has numerous certifications in high-voltage and low-voltage electrical systems. Santos currently holds a State of Connecticut E1 Master Electrician Contractor’s license and is a Certified Commercial Energy Efficiency Auditor.
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Chris Carrera

Director of Construction Sales
In Chris Carrera’s role as Director of Construction Sales, he is responsible for managing the lighting, gear, and projects department for all of EW. He also works side by side with the Sr. VP of Sales to mentor the Outside Sales force. His focus is on key customers for EW as it pertains to project business. Chris has over 22 years of experience in lighting, switchgear, and commodities. He began at EW in 2005, starting as a driver and working through all departments, including: counter sales, inside sales, outside sales, and branch management. He was then appointed to Director of Construction Sales in 2014. In his time at EW, Carrera has closed some of the largest commercial projects in the state.
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