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Senior Management

David R. Little , Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Little has served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of DXP since its organization in 1996 and also has held these positions with SEPCO Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of, and predecessor to, the Company (“SEPCO”), since he acquired a controlling interest in SEPCO in 1986. Mr. Little has been employed by SEPCO since 1975 in various capacities, including Staff Accountant, Controller, Vice President/Finance and President. Mr. Little gives our Board insight and in-depth knowledge of our industry and our specific operations and strategies. He also provides leadership skills and knowledge of our local community and business environment, which he has gained through his long career with DXP and its predecessor companies.

David C. Vinson , Senior Vice President - Innovative Pumping Solutions

Mr. Vinson was elected Senior Vice President/Innovative Pumping Solutions in January 2006. He served as Senior Vice President/Operations of DXP from October 2000 to December 2005. From 1996 until October 2000, Mr. Vinson served as Vice President/Traffic, Logistics and Inventory. Mr. Vinson has served in various capacities with DXP since his employment in 1981.

Todd Hamlin , Senior Vice President - Sales

Todd Hamlin transitioned from Senior Vice President, Service Centers to Senior Vice President, Sales. Mr. Hamlin is responsible for driving a singular focus on sales within the DXP Service Centers and Innovative Pumping Solutions business segments with the goal of growing DXP’s key customers channels. Previously, Mr. Hamlin served Senior Vice President of DXP Service Centers from June 2010 to June 2017. Mr. Hamlin joined the Company in 1995. From February 2006 until June 2010 he served as Regional Vice President of the Gulf Coast Region. Prior to serving as Regional Vice President of the Gulf Coast Region he served in various capacities, including application engineer, product specialist and sales representative. From April 2005 through February 2006, Mr. Hamlin worked as a sales manager for the UPS Supply Chain Services division of United Parcel Service, Inc. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University and a Master in Distribution from Texas A&M University. Mr. Hamlin serves on the Advisory Board for Texas A&M’s Master in Distribution degree program.

Wayne Crane , Senior Vice President - Information Technology

Wayne Crane currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer and leads DXP's information technology and telecommunications activities. Joining DXP in August 2011, Mr. Crane offers 25 years experience directing business and technology transformation for Fortune 1000 corporations and other technology based companies. Prior to DXP, Mr. Crane served as Chief Information Officer for CDS Global, a global technology solutions provider and wholly owned subsidiary of the Hearst Corporation. Until 2008, Mr. Crane served as CIO for the Attachmate/NetIQ, a publically traded systems and security management software company, where he was responsible for all technology efforts, including several business and product lines. Previously, Mr. Crane managed global technology efforts for BJ Services Company, a publicly traded oilfield services company. Mr. Crane holds a Master of Computer Science degree and an MBA.

Mac McConnell , Senior Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer and Secretary

Mac McConnell transitioned from Chief Financial Officer to Chief Accounting Officer effective June 2017. Previously, Mr. McConnell has served as Senior Vice President/Finance and Chief Financial Officer from September 2000 to June 2017. From February 1998 until September 2000, Mr. McConnell served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Transportation Components, Inc., a NYSE-listed distributor of truck parts. From December 1992 to February 1998, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Sterling Electronics Corporation, a NYSE-listed electronics parts distributor, which was acquired by Marshall Industries, Inc. in 1998. From 1990 to 1992, Mr. McConnell was Vice President-Finance of Interpak Holdings, Inc., a publicly-traded company involved in packaging and warehousing thermoplastic resins. From 1976 to 1990, he served in various capacities, including as a partner, with Ernst & Young LLP.

John J. Jeffery , Senior Vice President - Supply Chain Services & Marketing

John Jeffery serves as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Services, Marketing and Information Technology for DXP Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Jeffery is a trusted leader who stands at the forefront for the engineering and implementation of operational, sales and service excellence. A high energy, fiscally conscious and goal-driven executive, Mr. Jeffery approaches each new business challenge with his intrinsic skill for innovation and creative problem-solving to drive consistent improvements.

Mr. Jeffery oversees the strategic direction for DXP’s Supply Chain Services business unit. He is responsible for top and bottom line growth and pioneers logistical solutions-focused and customer-driven supply chain improvements to streamline operations and boost productivity. Mr. Jeffery leads by taking a multifaceted approach to manage the entire channel, creating enterprise-wide inventory and procurement visibility and control. Mr. Jeffery strategically leverages both Marketing and Information Technology to drive innovative business development initiatives for organizational growth and visibility.

He began his career with T.L. Walker which was later acquired by DXP Enterprises. During his tenure with DXP, Mr. Jeffery has served in various significant capacities including branch, area, regional and national sales management as well as sales, marketing and service center vice president roles.

His many accomplishments include leading the development of new relationships between major alliance partners, reengineering and marketing of DXP’s SmartSource integrated supply program, reinventing DXP’s customer service and sales management models as well as overseeing the strategic direction of all Marketing initiatives.

Mr. Jeffery holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University. He is also a graduate of the Executive Business Program at Rice University.

He is passionate about academic and industry association involvement and holds memberships with BSA (Bearing Specialists Association), PTDA (Power Transmission Distributors Association), ISA (Industrial Supply Association) and ISM (Institute for Supply Management). He also guest lectures at Texas A&M University, is a contributor for the Texas A&M/DXP Operational Excellence program and for the endowed DXP Pump Lab at Texas A&M. Mr. Jeffery is also a former city council member.

Kent Yee , Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer

Kent Yee was appointed Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer effective June 2017. Mr. Yee remains a Senior Vice President/Corporate Development in addition to his current role. Mr. Yee has served as Senior Vice President Corporate Development since 2011 and leads DXP’s mergers and acquisitions, business integration and internal strategic project activities. During March 2011, Mr. Yee joined DXP from Stephens Inc.'s Industrial Distribution and Services team where he served in various positions and most recently as Vice President from August 2005 to February 2011. Prior to Stephens, Mr. Yee was a member of The Home Depot’s Strategic Business Development Group with a primary focus on acquisition activity for HD Supply. Mr. Yee was also an Associate in the Global Syndicated Finance Group at JPMorgan Chase. He has executed over 25 transactions including more than $695 million in M&A and $2.5 billion in financing transactions primarily for change of control deals and numerous industrial and distribution acquisition and sale assignments. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Urban Planning from Morehouse College and an MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business.

Board of Directors

David R. Little, Chairman

Mr. Little has served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of DXP since its organization in 1996 and also has held these positions with SEPCO Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of, and predecessor to, the Company (“SEPCO”), since he acquired a controlling interest in SEPCO in 1986. Mr. Little has been employed by SEPCO since 1975 in various capacities, including Staff Accountant, Controller, Vice President/Finance and President. Mr. Little gives our Board insight and in-depth knowledge of our industry and our specific operations and strategies. He also provides leadership skills and knowledge of our local community and business environment, which he has gained through his long career with DXP and its predecessor companies.

Timothy P. Halter

Mr. Halter has served as a Director of DXP since July 2001. Mr. Halter is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Halter Financial Group, Inc., a position he has held since 1995. Halter Financial Group is a Dallas, Texas based consulting firm specializing in the areas of mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance. From February 2004 to the present, Mr. Hatter has served on several boards including Donar Enterprises, Inc., BTHC VI, Inc., TS Electronics Inc., Las Vegas Resorts Corporation, Newstar Corporation, MGCC Investment Strategies, Inc., Robcor Properties and SMSA Dallas Acquisition Corp. Mr. Halter brings the Board extensive knowledge in the area of corporate finance.

Cletus Davis

Mr. Davis has served as a Director of DXP since 1996. Mr. Davis is an attorney practicing in the areas of commercial real estate, banking, corporate, estate planning and general litigation and is also a trained mediator. Since March 1992, Mr. Davis has practiced law with the law firm of Cletus Davis, P.C. Mr. Davis brings to our Board a diverse business background, financial experience, and experience analyzing risk.

David Patton

Mr. Patton is a partner at Locke Lord LLP and Co-Chair of the Locke Lord LLP’s Energy Practice Group. He has over 39 years of experience in various legal aspects of the oil and gas industry, including acquisitions and sales of assets or equity interests, drafting and negotiating leases, contracts, and agreements related to field operations. David has represented clients in connection with surface use conflicts, day to day exploration and development activities, and the resolution of oil and gas disputes. He is a frequent speaker on oil and gas issues and is active in the Rocky Mountain Mr. Patton is a partner at Locke Lord LLP and Co-Chair of the Locke Lord LLP’s Energy Practice Group. He has over 39 years of experience in various legal aspects of the oil and gas industry, including acquisitions and sales of assets or equity interests, drafting and negotiating leases, contracts, and agreements related to field operations. David has represented clients in connection with surface use conflicts, day to day exploration and development activities, and the resolution of oil and gas disputes. He is a frequent speaker on oil and gas issues and is active in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and the State Bar of Texas.

David is the immediate Past Chair of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas; a Trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation; a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation; the 2012 Houston Oil & Gas Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers; Nationwide Leader, Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional); Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers in America; Best Lawyers in America, Oil and Gas Law (2010 – 2016); and is on the Advisory Board of the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law.


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