Born in Westwood, New Jersey and raised in Miami, Florida, Yida Llavona has been working in the electrical industry for over 25 years. Yida began her career in the electrical industry as a salesperson for Manufacturers Representatives Witten-Llavona where Yida covered the South Florida territory from Port Charlotte down to Key West. Nine years later, Yida moved into the distribution side of the market as a Branch Manager for City Electric Supply for eight years. There she specialized in county projects while working closely with the Dade County School board as well as many other government agencies. Yida has a 2 year old daughter and an 11 year old step-daughter.
Born and raised in Davenport, Iowa Don Wacker, Sr. enjoyed a career in professional sales with Sears and Roebuck spanning over 40 years in Davenport, Iowa, Orlando, Florida, Cleveland, Ohio and Atlanta, Georgia. Upon moving to Vero Beach, Florida Don, Sr. joined Coast to Coast Electrical Sales taking over responsibility for the South Florida territory. Don, Sr. and his wife, Carol, have been married for 30 years and enjoy gardening, fine dining and spending time with their grandchildren.
Born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida Charlie Coker has worked in the electrical and lighting industry for 40 years. Starting in lighting sales and as an electrical contractor, Charlie eventually owned both the Highlighter Lighting Center in Vero Beach and Florida N' Lighting with four locations before coming to work for Coast to Coast Electrical Sales in 2011. Charlie is responsible for lighting sales and manages the North Florida territory. Charlie and his wife, Susie, have been married for 34 years and have two sons and three grandchildren.
Born in Davenport, Iowa and raised in Orlando, Florida Don Wacker is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. Don received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1985 and his MBA in 1989. While in graduate school, Don worked full-time in the electrical industry. In 1987, Electrical Marketing Services hired Don as an inside sales manager promoted to outside sales in 1989. Don spent a year developing relationships with electrical distributors throughout Florida and in 1990, founded Coast to Coast Electrical Sales. Don is president of Coast to Coast Electrical Sales and manages the Central and West Florida sales territory as well as overseeing the daily operations of the company. Don has been a member of the of NEMRA since 1992 and served as the Florida Chapter President. Don met his wife, Tammy, in college and they married in 1988. They have traveled extensively, including all 50 states and 12 foreign countries. They have two children and enjoy camping as a family, travel and Orlando's many theme parks.