Dan K. Anderson - President & CEO
As the sole shareholder and President of Diversified Supply, Inc. Mr. Anderson has played an integral part in the development and achievements that DSI is known for in the electrical distribution industry.
He has forged profitable relationships with large, multinational corporations by offering quality services, growing product offerings, and exerting his associates to offer world-class service. Dan began to build his knowledge of the electrical industry when his career started as a Purchasing agent for Tennessee Valley Authority from 1980 to 1982. Dan transitioned his career in 1982 to pursue a career as a Financial Consultant for Merrill Lynch.
In 1989 Dan purchased the majority interest in DSI. After a successful tenure at Merrill Lynch, Dan joined DSI in 1990 as President and has maintained that post to present. Dan is a graduate of Birmingham Southern College, earning a degree in Business Administration. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the College and has been elected as the Alumnus of the year in 2011, and also elected to the Sports Hall of Fame.
Dan also serves on the Procter and Gamble Supplier Diversity Advisory Committee providing advice on how to grow P&G business with Diverse Companies.
Pam Waugh - Vice President, Electrical Sales
Pam Waugh serves the company as the Vice President of Electrical Sales. Pam excels in interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills which is utilized while working in the business of procuring and distributing electrical materials, both domestically and internationally. Her primary corporate goal is to drive profitable revenue and company growth.
Pam joined DSI in 1999. Prior to DSI she was in Purchasing and Inventory Management with one of the major construction companies in the US where she gained vast experience in planning, cost management and inventory management.
Melodie Mareth - CFO
Melodie Mareth joined Diversified Supply, Inc. in 2015 as the Chief Financial Officer to begin her career in the electrical distribution industry. She was in the oil and gas industry from 2004 to 2014 and worked for the largest fuel distributor in the state of Texas. Melodie is a graduate of SHSU where she earned a degree in both Finance and Criminal Justice.
Melodie leads the accounting team and oversees the human resource functionality of the company. She has a great amount of experience in working for publicly traded companies and brings that knowledge to DSI. Her career path includes companies in the construction industry, manufacturing and public accounting.
Chris Bayles - Information Systems Coordinator
Chris Bayles joined DSI in 1998. He was recruited by DSI while on a job site at Procter & Gamble in Jackson, TN. Chris relocated to Chattanooga and began managing Information Systems for DSI. Over the years he has grown Information Systems Technology to meet the needs as the company expanded to 5 branch locations and 8 on-site locations.
As Information Systems Coordinator, Chris plans, implements and supports technology operations and growth over multiple DSI locations. He also manages communications systems, shipping and tracking technologies, ordering systems for inside and outside sales, B2B, pricing and company reports. He is dedicated to keeping DSI technology current and cost -effective.
Teresa Watkins - Branch Manager
Teresa Watkins is the Branch Manager for the Chattanooga, TN operations of Diversified Supply, Inc. with the responsibilities of managing sales, customer accounts, inventory and warehousing. She currently has over 20 years of experience and expertise in the electrical supply industry.
Prior to becoming a Branch Manager, she served as an Outside Sales Representative and a Special Accounts Manager for many key customers. Her focus was developing relationships and cultivating opportunities which ultimately led to increased sales and overall profitability for the company. She has played a major role in the strategic growth and development of business for DSI.
Teresa has been an active participant in many of the company's outreach programs involving Academics and Scholarship. She is also a member of the National and local chapter of AABE.
Teresa is a graduate of Middle TN State University, where she earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations.