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Tri State Supply Co

371 West Chestnut Street
Washington, PA 15301

T(724) 225-8311


The Tri State Management Team

Our Management Team has been focused on high-level service for more than 50 years, and we hope to continue to exceed customer expectations for the next 50. We are locally owned and pride ourselves it our speed to solve your needs.

Meet the team that helps make Tri State Supply a success.


jim_portraitJim Van Zandt, CEO and President

Jim is has been the President since the company was founded in 1963. Jim graduated from Susquehanna University as an accounting major and immediately helped start Tri State as a family business.







jeff_portraitJeff Van Zandt, Vice President

16 years/1999

Jeff began working in his family’s business in 1999 after having worked successfully in sales management for several electrical manufacturers in New York City area. Jeff is a graduate of The University of Delaware with a BS degree in business. He also earned a MBA from Duquesne University.





mike_portraitMike Warco, Chief Financial Officer

Mike is a seasoned financial leader having worked for 23 years as a cost accountant for steel manufacturers as well as 14 years with Tri State. Mike graduated with a with a BA in economics from Bethany College and a MBA from Robert Morris.






jim_portraitJim Walker, Vice President of Sales

Jim has over 25 years’ experience with Rockwell Automation and has been with Tri-State Supply for over 17 years. Prior to working with Tri-State Supply Jim worked as a Drive Systems Engineer for Rockwell Automation. Jim has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.







Steve Zagorski, Director of Oil & Gas & Business Development

Steve has been in the Industrial and Electrical Distribution Industry since 2000 and been at Tri State Supply since 2010.  Prior to Steve’s arrival, he was the Branch Manager at one of the largest Electrical Distributors in the US.  Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Degree in Marketing from Waynesburg University.






Tim McCarthy

Tim McCarthy, Chief Information Officer

Tim has over 25 years’ experience in the electrical industry. Prior to working for Tri State Supply Tim worked as a Residential, Commercial, and industrial electrician; moving into electrical distribution in 2003 working with warehouse operations to sales. Tim was Assistant Director of Safety for over 12 year’s in the electrical and health care industries. Tim graduated from Kaplan University with a major in Information Technology.








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