Ideal Electrical Supply Corp. Founder & CEO Cora Williams Featured in April Edition of Forbes Magazine
As tropical storm Irene approached the East Coast in the late summer of 2011, Cora Williams, president of Ideal Electrical Supply (DBA Ideal Electric), wasn’t hunkering down. She and her staff were already preparing to respond rapidly as soon as the danger passed.
Fortunately, Ideal was ahead of the curve. Its 30,000-square-foot D.C. warehouse was already stocked with a wide range of items forecast to be in demand by her customers – primarily electric utilities, government agencies and contractors. The inventory included low voltage and high voltage products, unusual items and one-of-a-kind items manufactured specically for Ideal’s customers. Thanks to Williams’ networking skills, she knew where to get her hands on other items quickly,
while her competitors scrambled for sources. Ideal was also ready with the professionals and transportation to deliver the items in hours.
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