Joseph J. DeAngelo has been President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2005, a director since August 30, 2007 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 12, 2015. Mr. DeAngelo served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Home Depot from January 2007 through August 2007. From August 2005 to December 2006, he served as Senior Vice President—HD Supply. From January 2005 to August 2005, Mr. DeAngelo served as Senior Vice President—Home Depot Supply, Pro Business and Tool Rental and from April 2004 through January 2005, he served as Senior Vice President—Pro Business and Tool Rental. Mr. DeAngelo previously served as Executive Vice President of The Stanley Works, a tool manufacturing company, from March 2003 through April 2004. From 1986 until March 2003, Mr. DeAngelo held various positions with GE. His final position with GE was as President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric TIP/Modular Space, a division of General Electric Capital. Mr. DeAngelo holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.
Steve LeClair has served as president of HD Supply Waterworks since November 2011 and as president of HD Supply Lumber and Building Materials from April 2007 until its divestiture to ProBuild Holdings in 2008. Mr. LeClair joined HD Supply in 2005 as senior director of Operations. Before joining HD Supply, he was a senior vice president at General Electric (GE) Equipment Services. He also held various roles at GE Appliances and Power Generation in distribution, manufacturing and sales. Mr. LeClair is a graduate of GE Power Generation’s Manufacturing Management Program. He is a member of the Saint Louis University’s International Business School Advisory Board. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Union College and an M.B.A. from the University of Louisville.
Evan J. Levitt is the senior vice president and chief financial officer for HD Supply. Since joining the company in 2007, he has served as the company’s controller. As the controller, Levitt was responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions, including the establishment of and compliance with accounting and financial reporting policies and procedures. He ensured timely, accurate and transparent reporting of HD Supply’s results and transactions. Levitt and his team lead the company’s 2009 SEC registration process for Senior and Senior Subordinated Notes and were also instrumental in HD Supply going public in June 2013. Prior to joining HD Supply, he was the assistant controller and director of financial reporting for The Home Depot from 2004-2007. He also served in various management roles at Payless ShoeSource from 1999-2004, most recently as vice president of accounting and reporting. Prior to Payless ShoeSource, he held the role of audit manager with Arthur Andersen. Levitt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis and is a C.P.A.
Dan S. McDevitt has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2015, where he is responsible for managing the company's legal function and providing strategic leadership and coordination of legal matters. He joined HD Supply's legal department in 2010 and was promoted to Vice President in 2012. Prior to joining HD Supply, Mr. McDevitt was a partner at the law firm King & Spalding, where he practiced law for thirteen years, primarily focused on securities and corporate governance litigation and related investigations. Before joining King & Spalding, Mr. McDevitt served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable G. Ernest Tidwell on the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, and before then was an associate at Sullivan, Hall, Booth, & Smith. Mr. McDevitt received a B.B.A. degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. and LL.M. from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
John Stegeman joined HD Supply in April 2010 as Executive President and focused on building the Specialty Construction and Safety business as the President of HD Supply White Cap. Prior to joining HD Supply, Mr. Stegeman was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of Ferguson Enterprises (‘‘Ferguson’’), headquartered in Newport News, Virginia from 2005 to 2009. He began his career with Ferguson in 1985 as a management trainee and advanced through the company holding various management positions in three of Ferguson’s five business groups: Waterworks, Plumbing, and Heating and Air Conditioning. As part of the Ferguson Waterworks business group, Mr. Stegeman served as Senior Vice President before being named Chief Operating Officer of Ferguson in May 2005. Mr. Stegeman received a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and has attended advanced management programs at Wharton School of Business, IMD, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, University of Virginia Darden School of Business and Columbia University.
William P. Stengel has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of HD Supply since January 2016 and as Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Investor Relations from July 2013 through January 2016. In his current role, Mr. Stengel has responsibility for merchandising and global sourcing, marketing and e-business execution at HD Supply Facilities Maintenance in addition to his previous responsibilities. He joined HD Supply in July 2005 and has since taken on increasing leadership responsibilities at the Company including mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, strategic initiatives, supply chain operations, real estate, investor and public relations, communications, and corporate marketing. Mr. Stengel and his teams have responsibility to drive strategic growth and operational excellence. He has more than 15 years of experience in finance and growth strategy. In addition, he has led numerous acquisition and divestiture transactions including his leadership role in the initial public offering of HD Supply in June 2013. Prior to HD Supply, Mr. Stengel worked for Stonebridge Associates, an investment banking firm focused on merger and acquisition, divestiture, private placement, and strategic financial advisory services to middle-market companies across a range of consumer, technology, and industrial sectors. He also worked in corporate and investment banking with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mr. Stengel holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Trinity College and an M.B.A. degree with a concentration in strategy and finance from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. He is involved with the Atlanta Speech School and the Westminster Schools in Atlanta and married with three children.