Bobby Valenza is currently the Purchasing Manager of Peerless Electronics Inc, a role that he has served in since the start of 2021. Bobby began his career in the electronics distribution industry in 2011 as an Inside Sales Representative for a small distributor specializing in connectors. After a merger with one of the largest distributors in the industry, Bobby was promoted to a Corporate Product Manager role in charge of 5 different product lines. During his tenure, Bobby grew his product lines, completing each year more than 150% of his plan each year and was hand selected by the VP of Product Management to be an integral part of the System Modernization Taskforce. He was then recruited to manage the Product Management department for another electronic distributor that was focused on growth. During his tenure he helped grow the day-to-day business due to enhancements he helped make to their ERP system. Since taking on the role of Purchasing Manager at Peerless, Bobby has helped increase efficiencies within the purchasing department, directly impacting on the company’s profitability. In addition, he is currently the Project Manager for the new ERP implementation. He has a broad knowledge of inventory management, buying, managing supplier relationships, negotiating, new system implementation, and sales. He has shown leadership qualities that have led to multiple promotions throughout his career. Bobby lives in Coram, NY with his wife and two young sons and is an avid golfer.