Paul Madson

1966, Graduated BS, Industrial Engineering
1966, Went to work at ALCOA as IE
1968 , Became (drawn tube) division head IE
1970, Moved to Fargo and joined Border States Electric in Inside Sales

1972-77, Border States Salesman 1977, Became Partner and Manager for Border States 1984-2002, President and/or CEO of Border States 2002, Retired at ripe old age of 58!   Border States now has 59 branch locations and is the 10th largest electrical distributor in the country. It is 100% owned by the employees through an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan); headquarters in Fargo.

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