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Our Team

With an average tenure of 14.2 years, our team can be trusted to consistently provide expert guidance and support.

From inception, Frontier Electric founder, Ron Homola asked only three things from his employees: hard work (or what he always referred to as “a day’s work in a day”), honesty, and integrity. We will always operate in manner that is trustworthy and beyond reproach in all things we do. We will make certain we have you, the customer's best interest in mind in everything we do. Our goal is to provide our customers with product and solutions that will allow them to Work Smarter & Build Better. Take a minute to learn more about each member of the Frontier Team!

Brad Van De Sompele President, Co-OWNER
Brad has been with Frontier Electric Supply since 1992 and is currently the president and co-owner of the business. Brad started in the industry back in 1985 working at Englewood Electric for three years in inside sales. He then moved on to Sciaky Brothers an OEM welding equipment manufacturer where he was a purchasing agent for all of their electrical and electronic products.
Mike has been with Frontier Electric Supply since 1988 and is currently the Operations Manager as well as a co-owner of the company. When he first stated, Mike worked in the warehouse and also did inside sales. He currently does all of the purchasing for Frontier.
Steve Homola Customer Service manager,
Steve has been with Frontier Electric Supply since its inception in 1982. Steve was there from the beginning when his father, Ron Homola, started the business. Steve started out as the delivery driver, worked his way up to warehouse worker and then to inside sales. He is currently in charge of all things customer service and is also a co-owner of the company.
Samantha Lindeen Office Manager
Samantha has been with Frontier since 1997. When she first started she answered phones and did general receptionist duties. She is currently in charge of human resources and handles all of the company accounting responsibilities.
Jenifer Betz Marketing Manager
Jen has been with Frontier since 2007 and currently holds the position of Marketing Manager. Prior to Frontier she was a senior customer service rep at Juno Lighting Group. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration Marketing degree from Eastern Illinois University with a concentration in Small Business Entrepreneurship.
Kevin Perlon Outside Sales,
Northern IL & Elgin
Kevin has been with Frontier Electric Supply since 2002, his current territory is Northern IL and the Elgin area. Kevin has been involved in the electrical distribution industry for over thirty years working also at Steiner and Effengee Electric. Kevin has a Bachelor degree in Business from Western Illinois University.
Eric Homola Inside Customer Service
Eric has been with Frontier since 2008 and is currently an inside customer service representatives. He specializes in customer quotes and return authorization management. Eric has completed several training modules through the National Associates of Electrical Distributors.
Myles Homola Warehouse Manager
Myles has been with frontier since 2009. He is currently the warehouse manager and oversees all shipping and receiving operations.
John Hooper Outside Sales,
NW Indiana & Michigan
John has been with Frontier Electric Supply since 2013, his current territory is Northwest Indiana & Southwest Michigan. Prior to Frontier John spent 18+ years in manufacturing as an Engineer, most recently directing Engineering teams as an Engineering Manager and Director of Engineering. He is a degreed Engineer from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and has his MBA.
John Malyszka Outside Sales,
South & West Suburbs
John has been with Frontier Electric Supply since 2013, covering the suburban sales region south and west of 290, extending from St. Charles down to Joliet, Aurora and Kankakee. John brings hands-on technical experience and problem solving to our team, having worked in system integration and process control automation for 33 years.
Dave Malhosky Inside Customer Service
Dave has been with Frontier since 2013 and is currently an inside customer service representative. On a daily basis he assists customers with their part number and pricing needs. Dave has a Bachelor degree from Northern Illinois University.
Sean Homola Delivery & Warehouse
Sean has been with Frontier since 2013. He currently works in the warehouse checking in vendor shipments and packing customer orders. Sean also supports Myles with customer deliveries and pick-ups.
Ryan Citron has been with Frontier since 2016. He currently works part-time at our New Carlisle, Indiana location and assists our sales engineer with day-to-day tasks. Ryan is currently studying Computer Science at Indiana University South Bend. Prior to IUSB, he attended the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN studying both Software Engineering and Computer Science.
"Frontier was with us during the entire process, ensuring our component selection both met our needs while still maintaining production budgets. Frontier Electric is our #1 source for logic controls and electrical components." - OEM Machine Manufacturer