Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 17, 1999

J. Stephen Zepf – Hughes Supply Inc (hug)

J. STEPHEN ZEPF is CFO & Treasurer of Hughes Supply, Inc. He joined the company in 1983 as Assistant to the President, after thirteen years with the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse. Promoted to his current position in 1984. Mr. Zepf is responsible for the financial operations of $3.0 billion in sales volume for a NYSE company. He negotiated and closed over 85 acquisitions, which added over $1 billion in sales. Mr. Zepf is a member of the Board of Directors and a past Treasurer of the University Club of Orlando, and a past President of the Accounting Advisory Board of the University of Central Florida. He was educated at Ball State University where he received a BS in Accounting, 1971. Mr. Zepf is married with 3 children. Profile
TWST: Give us a brief overview of Hughes Supply, Inc.

Mr. Zepf: Hughes Supply has been around for a number of years. The

company was founded back in 1928 as an electrical wholesale