Monster Fuses CFO, Jim Clippard Retires: Nick Palmer Onboard


Monster Fuses longstanding and outstanding CFO, Jim Clippard, is off to his next life phase.

Those who had a chance to work with Jim, going back 20 years to the early days of Monster Fuses, recognize Monster Fuses achieved the level of success the company now enjoys as a result of Jim’s leadership skills and uncompromising customer focus.

Jim Clippard, retiring CFO, Monster Electrical

Jim Clippard, retiring CFO, Monster Electrical

His joke of the day, video of the week and unique sense of humor will be missed, according to the staff. Jim and his wife, Caron, are known for their dedication within the company.


Introducing Nick Palmer
Taking Jim’s place is Nick Palmer as Controller. Nick brings a tremendous background of diverse professional experience in Finance & Accounting, Customer Relations, and a healthy batch of enthusiasm.

Nick Palmer, incoming Controller, Monster Electrical.

Nick Palmer

The evolution of Monster’s “Need-It-Now” service will be enhanced by Nick’s addition as Monster grows two divisions, Monster Fuses and Monster Controls, under the banner platform of Monster Electrical. Watch for news of additions to the company’s unique positioning in the electrical supply chain.




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Monster Electrical is a “knowledge-based” independent distributor of fuses, fuse hardware and 5kV Class control equipment. We don’t just ship boxes. Our product and application knowledge goes into every transaction. When you Need-It-Now we are ready, 24/7.

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provides immediate shipment of power fuses and power fuse mountings from our extensive inventory. Clients can access more than 14,000 power fuse solutions provided from a stock of 100,000+ fuses, eliminate long factory power fuse lead times and supply real time solutions for urgent fuse challenges in utility, industrial, institutional and commercial applications.

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Monster Controls offers 5kV Class motor starters, contactors, isolation switches, and replacement parts. We can help. Specializing in parts for 2.3kV, 5.5kV and 7.2kV devices, clients can access thousands of recent design and legacy parts for a host of manufacturers including EATON Cutler-Hammer, Westinghouse, Allen Bradley, Siemens, GE, Allis Chalmers, ITE, Square D and many others.

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