Herm Isenstein


Since founding DISC Corp. almost 30 years ago, Herm Isenstein has become the premier economist in the electrical wholesaling industry  He worked for 10-plus years with General Electric in market planning and analysis assignments and before that spent more than four years in Tehran, Iran as an economic advisor to the Iranian Oil Operating Companies. His educational background is in economics and econometrics and he holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.

If you have any questions about DISC's subscription-based data services, contact  Herm at 203-799-3673. 

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