Portrait of the president of Standard Electric, Ted Dlugolecki

Ted Dlugolecki


With an extensive background in technical sales and financial management, Ted is a well-versed industry leader with over 30 years of experience in the electrical field. He began his career with Westinghouse Electric Corporation, assuming the role of sales engineer in the Electrical and Control-Business unit. Within seven years, he made the jump to distribution where he managed branch operations at Wesco in both Parsippany, NJ and Boston, MA. In 1994, Ted joined the Standard Electric team, initially accepting the role of Projects Sales Manager, followed by the position of Vice President in 2001, then on to his current role of President by 2008. As our organization's leader, one of his top priorities focuses closely on building and maintaining strong relationships with his industry partners, customers and colleagues. Ted maintains a firm belief in the importance of hiring and developing talented employees, empowering them to make smart business decisions to benefit their individual and professional development, and ultimately improving overall profitability and growth of Standard Electric. Ted has a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a Masters in Business Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ted lives in Hopkinton, MA with his family.

A portrait of Standard Electric's SVP of Construction Sales and Marketing, Fred Forsgard.

Fred Forsgard

Senior Vice President

Construction Sales and Marketing

Fred brings 30 years of electrical industry experience to his role as the leader of the Construction Division at Standard Electric. During his 25 years with Standard - 18 on the road as a contractor salesman - Fred successfully closed and managed some of the largest commercial projects in the Boston area. His product expertise in lighting, switchgear and commodities, coupled with an enthusiastic, competitive approach to any opportunity, allows him to deliver to our customers and their clients a best in class service experience. Fred is a graduate of Franklin Pierce University with a B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing.

A portrait of Standard Electric's VP of Commercial Industrial and Energy Sales, Bill Smith.

Bill Smith

Vice President

Commercial Industrial and Energy Sales

Originally from Woburn, MA, near our corporate headquarters, Bill is no stranger to the electrical industry. Focusing on the end user market for nearly three decades, he’s been a part of the Standard Electric family for the past twenty-three years. As he leads the organization in the Energy sector, Bill thoughtfully examines and integrates sustainable solutions into the mix of our electrical products library. His extensive experience in the field has fostered thoughtful, trusting relationships with customers over the years, many of which still stand strong today. Bill has a BS in Marketing from Boston College and an MBA from Suffolk University.