Leadership Team

We are a global leader in our industry as we represent over 450 world-class suppliers with our localized solutions. Our relationship with key suppliers allows us to provide the highest level of quality to assist businesses through innovation, supply management, and services. Due to our customer-centric approach, we can provide solutions that can be pertained for various types of markets.

The Essex Brownell team has 275 employees throughout our 16 locations globally. Get to know more about our leadership team below and contact us today if you have any questions.

Essex Brownell Leadership

Jason Krauskopf, PresidentJason Krauskopf, President

Jason Krauskopf

President

Jason Krauskopf is the President, Essex Brownell & Hi-Wire where he is responsible for the strategic direction, vision, growth, and performance of the distribution business units. It is a position he was promoted to following his role as the Region Sales Director for the business unit. Krauskopf has been with the company since 1995 and over the course of his career has been part of product management, marketing, product development, and sales positions within Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire, Superior Essex Communications, and Essex Brownell. Most recently he supervised the relaunch of the PureNet communications product line in North America. Krauskopf has a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications from Indiana University as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.

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Rebecca Hunnicutt, VP, Operations and Customer ServiceRebecca Hunnicutt, VP, Operations and Customer Service

Rebecca Hunnicutt

VP, Operations & Customer Service

Rebecca Hunnicutt is the Vice President, Operations & Customer Service for Essex Brownell. She was promoted to this role in April of 2022 while continuing to manage a network of 16 warehouses across North America. Prior to her promotion, Hunnicutt served as a Director of Inside Sales & Customer Service for Essex Brownell. During her tenure she established an inside sales specialist program that generated significant revenue as well as significantly reduced inventory overhead. She also established a customer support center that achieved 98% satisfaction as well as an outbound calling program that notably contributed to the business. Hunnicutt brought 15 years of manufacturing experience with her when she came to Essex Brownell in 2009.

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Lynn T. McCullough, VP, SalesLynn T. McCullough, VP, Sales

Lynn T. McCullough

VP, Sales

Lynn McCullough is the Vice President of Sales for Essex Brownell. It is a role that she was promoted to in November 2022. Prior to this position, McCullough first joined the company as the National Sales Manager for the PureNet communications product line in North America. McCullough has over two decades of industry experience in sales and business development roles where she specialized in both manufacturing and distribution sales. She was an owner-operator of Coastal Product Group before joining the Essex Brownell team. McCullough earned her Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Brockport.

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Greg Hagen, VP, MarketingGreg Hagen, VP, Marketing

Greg Hagen

VP, Marketing

Greg Hagen is the Vice President, Marketing for Essex Brownell. He was promoted to this role in January of 2023 and is responsible for market strategies, supplier management, marketing, and strategic pricing. Hagen has been with Essex Brownell since 2006 and has held several positions during his tenure including Product Line Manager, Sr. Pricing Manager, Support Manager and most recently, Director of Marketing. Hagen believes in taking both an analytical as well as team-first approach to driving positive change. His leadership has positively impacted profitability, efficiencies, as well as growth through each of his roles. Prior to joining Essex Brownell, he held information technology positions developing applications for both the Insurance and Medical industries. Hagen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Systems from Taylor University.

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Kristy Conrad, Director, FinanceKristy Conrad, Director, Finance

Kristy Conrad

Director, Finance

Kristy Conrad is the Director, Finance for Essex Brownell in which she oversees company financial activities to maintain financial stability. She also leads the Essex Active Fabrication Costing team. Through her position, Conrad has implemented strategic, collaborative efforts across departments to drive bottom-line improvement. She brings ten years of prior experience in a controller role to Essex Brownell. Conrad holds a bachelor's degree in business accounting.

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Corporate Executive Leadership

Daniel Choi, Chief Executive OfficerDaniel Choi, Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Choi

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Choi is the Chief Executive Officer of Superior Essex, a role he was named to in March 2022. Prior to his position with the company, Choi served as the Regional President, North and South Americas for LS Cable & System, where he managed product sales and strategy as well as the power cable operations of the company. Choi has spent time working with either Superior Essex or its parent company, LS Cable & System since 1999 when he began his career as a Manager, Electronic Component Development Group at the R&D Center. Choi received his B.S. in Material Science and Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology. He furthered his education with a Masters in Material Science and Engineering as well as a Ph.D in Material Science and Engineering from Seoul (Korea) National University. He then obtained an MBA from Helsinki School of Economics.

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Yun K Kang, Chief Financial OfficerYun K Kang, Chief Financial Officer

Yun K Kang

Chief Financial Officer

Yun K Kang was named the CFO of Superior Essex to open the 2022 calendar year. Kang brings with him a wide variety of global finance and leadership knowledge and experience. He previously served as the Controller for LG Chem America based in New Jersey for nearly two decades. He was also the CFO for LG Hausys America between 2010-2015, and the CEO of LG Miso Finance based in Seoul, Korea from 2017-2021. Kang earned his Bachelor's Degree from Seoul National University.

Sammy Kim, Chief Strategy OfficerSammy Kim, Chief Strategy Officer

Sammy Kim

Chief Strategy Officer

Sammy Kim is the Chief Strategy Officer for Superior Essex Inc., it is a position that he was named to in April of 2022. Kim had previously worked for Superior Essex as the Director, FP&A/PMO before moving to LS Cable & System USA as the Director, Business Development and Strategy. Kim brings knowledge of the industries that Superior Essex serves, as well as a strategic mindset, and a deep understanding of finance. In his role, Kim supports the development and implementation of strategic and business development initiatives to help Superior Essex achieve a sustainable future.

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Linda Skorb, SVP, Chief Human Resources OfficerLinda Skorb, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Linda Skorb

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Linda Skorb is the SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer for Superior Essex. It is a role that she has been in since May of 2023. Skorb was previously the Vice President of Human Resources for Mativ and has had roles with increasing responsibility for nearly 25 years. She is a trusted advisor, respected leader and creative thinker who is known for driving results through collaboration and a solutions-focused approach. Skorb earned a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Training from Georgia Southern University. Prior to that, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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