Johnstone Supply Names New Controller
Karen Craft has joined Johnstone Supply as controller for the Rochester and Syracuse locations. She is responsible for the financial and technology management of the company, as well as its administrative operations.
Before joining the HVACR (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) wholesaler, Craft was director of finance at iCircle and, before that, director of operations at the law firm of Underberg & Kessler. She is a graduate of St. John Fisher College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
Craft, who lives in Fairport with her husband, Michael Jabaut, and their two dogs, is the founder and artistic director of Polite Ink, which is a sketch and improv troupe. She is also president of the Penfield Players and a member of the MUCCC (Multi Use Community Cultural Center) board of directors.
Johnstone Supply, a nationwide, member-owned buying cooperative for HVACR equipment and supplies, distributes to HVACR contractors and to facilities maintenance staffs. Each member store is independently owned and operated. Ken Livingston owns the stores at 95 Halstead Street in Rochester and 835 Canal Street in Syracuse.