Jo Lynn Friedel

  • November 28, 2018

Jo Lynn has over 30 years experience in the distribution industry with Schaedler Yesco (SYD). She is currently the Diverse Business Liaison.

Schaedler Yesco Distribution is a family-employee owned Electrical Distributor leading the industry in providing innovative product solutions. During her tenure at SYD, Jo Lynn has led sales efforts in New Business Development, establishing SYD’s presence in the Government space.

As the Account Manager for Pennsylvania State Agencies since 2004, Jo Lynn leads the capture team for  State RFP proposals and, once awarded, manages the administrative process. Jo Lynn’s passion for telling Schaedler Yesco’s story and the benefits of energy efficient technology has provided opportunities for her to work closely with 3 State Administrations and State Procurement Council members to incorporate energy saving technology into the daily routines of Agency facility staff.

In conjunction with the SYD Government and New Business Development Team Jo Lynn has been instrumental in educating legislators and administration Cabinet members on ways to improve procurement processes and reduce costs through energy savings and new product technology application.

In order to stay current on policy and procedure for Government Procurement Jo Lynn attends State, Local and Federal Supplier sponsored workshops as well as Government endorsed Business Development events. In her current role Jo Lynn is responsible for SYD’s Government Contract portfolio and working closely with SYD’s Strategic Partners to provide viable and relevant procurement vehicles to all levels of Government.

JoLynn is a member of the Harrisburg Chamber & CREDC Government Relations Committee, attends NAED (National Association of Electrical Distritutors) Government Relations advocacy events and is active with the local ASA Chapter (American Sub-Contractors Association).