MDM Interview: Breaking Through the 'Grass Ceiling'
Border States CEO Tammy Miller on supporting women in the industry
July 10, 2009
More women are entering the field of distribution than ever before. And more women are taking on leadership roles. Tammy
Miller, CEO of Border States Electric, Fargo, ND, was the first chairwoman of the National Association of Electrical Distributors,
serving from 2007 to 2008. Miller recently spoke with MDM Associate Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier about the Women in Industry
conference - established during her tenure at NAED, preparing young people for a career in distribution, and the changing
role of technology in the industry.
MDM: During your tenure as the first chairwoman of NAED, the Women
in Industry forum was launched. How did that come about?
Tammy Miller: I was proud to
be the NAED Board chairwoman the year the first Women in Industry conference was ...