Johna Aro, formerly of Rexel USA, has joined the IDW team to serve as an IDW Distributor Specialist. Johna will work directly with distributors to assist them effectively with the implementation of the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW). She will be working closely with the Data Quality Team to act as an advocate for the distributor channel and ensure distributors are receiving the best digital and transactional content available.
During her 13 years at Rexel, she was involved in a multitude of departments including the warehouse, marketing, purchasing, pricing, and sales. In her last role, she served as a Product Manager in the Mid-Atlantic Purchasing department and managed some of Rexel’s largest product lines.
Vivian Delgado has joined the IDEA team as a Data Management Specialist. Vivian will collaborate closely with manufacturers and distributors on processes that impact the quality of product data available in the IDW. She will work with manufacturers to fully populate the IDW, and drive continuous improvement of manufacturer data.
Vivian has a robust background in data analysis from her work as a lab technician in a Genomics laboratory of West Virginia University. She brings research experience and processes expertise to her role at IDEA.
She graduated with a B.S. in Product Engineering from Universidad de la Sabana in Bogota, Colombia. She also holds a Masters in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University.
Frances Tolentino, formerly of Addvia, has joined the IDEA team as Executive Assistant and Events Coordinator. She will be managing administrative needs for IDEA staff and stakeholders, and will also plan and produce IDEA’s annual user conference, the IDEA E-Biz Forum.
In her role at Addvia, a full-service contractor in the electrical and construction industries, she assisted with project management by producing CAD construction plans, obtaining approved permits, and coordinating site visits to ensure successful implementation.
She graduated with a B.S. in Fine Arts in Interior Design from Marymount University.
Please join us in welcoming Johna, Vivian and Frances to the IDEA team!