Our Mission & Values
To demonstrate the ability to be consistent, trustworthy and dependable, maintaining credibility and following through on assigned tasks.
Working to provide solutions since 1991, Lanny has strived to bring the latest technology and design practices to address his customer’s challenges. By focusing on each customer’s individual needs and assessing their infrastructure requirements, Lanny works to close the gap between multiple manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, engineers, and IT facility end-users. With his strong work ethic and listening skills, Lanny focuses on getting to know the individual customer with the goal of uncovering their unique project design challenges to address where they are today and to help implement a solution that will also address where they need to be in the future. This information is then used to provide best-practice-based solutions utilizing reliable, energy-efficient technologies in the mission-critical environment.
From single-phase to three-phase applications, Lanny has become a trusted advisor in Louisiana and the southern Mississippi region to many end-users, engineering firms, and contractors. Through his commitment to excellence, superior knowledge base, and long-term business relationships, Lanny is able to add value to our customer’s projects by partnering with some of the finest manufacturers in the industry.
With the knowledge and the experience gained during her 22-year career in the banking industry, Jo Marie brings her abilities in sales, service, management, and training to Critical Power Solutions, Inc. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the business and handles managing all administrative and financial records. She works closely with both Sales and Support to assure that our customer-focused business culture and vision are realized. In addition, Jo Marie works on developing and implementing new initiatives and marketing strategies to preserve Critical Power Solutions, Inc. as the leading provider for mission-critical solutions in our region.
Since 1989 Michelle has been providing customers with sales and service locally in the electrical industry. Michelle joined the team at CPS in April of 2010 and remains eager and willing to assist customers with product sales and service including but not limited to quotations, submittals, orders, and shipments. Michelle’s extensive knowledge of the manufacturers and their product base enables Critical Power Solutions, Inc. to continue to provide its customers with the highest level of customer service and support in the industry. Michelle is also the point of contact for service sales for Schneider Electric’s line of UPS and precision cooling products.
With over seven years of sales experience, Craig joined Critical Power Solutions to enhance the support of existing customers, while expanding to meet the demand of new business. Starting out working for an international fire protection company, Craig learned how to adapt to the ever-changing personalities from around the globe to maintain strong customer relationships. Later, Craig used those skills to assist a fortune 500 electrical company reach record sales for their local branch.
Looking to have a more personal involvement in the customer experience, Craig joined the Critical Power Solutions team. Specializing in single and three-phase applications, Craig works closely with customers throughout every phase of the process. From initial stages of engineering, working closely with suppliers and contractors, to supporting IT facility end-users, Craig ensures a smooth transition from one level to the next. By working closely with his manufacturers and building personal relationships with engineers, customers trust that Craig will provide them with the best quality and most reliable solutions the industry has to offer.
With a wide range of sales experience, backed by a highly knowledgeable sales team, Craig is committed to providing trustworthy and dependable support to the Louisiana and Mississippi market for every stage of your job.
Charice has been Critical Power Solution’s accounting specialist since 2016. Her degree in Accounting along with her background in real estate, bookkeeping, and small business management gives her the ability to bring a unique expertise to the team. By being a key team player Charice keeps the team organized, punctual, communicative, and constantly learning.
Melody is a graduate of LSU with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. She functions at Critical Power Solutions as a member of the inside sales team and design specialist. Her goal is to find the best solution for her customers given their distinct concerns and parameters.