Steve Kedzior

Tempe, AZ

A sales and business development executive with more than 25 years of experience in the IT sector, Steve Kedzior currently serves as Vice President and General Manager of Services for Fortune 500 electronics distributor Avnet, Inc., in Tempe, Arizona. With a highly diversified professional background, Mr. Kedzior launched his career in 1982, following receipt of his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. Employed by Inacom Computer Centers for seven years, Steve Kedzior ultimately ascended to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of the successful Inacom/Centel Service Network joint venture. In 1991, Mr. Kedzior left Inacom to join Ingram Micro, accepting a position as Vice President of Southern Europe and, later, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the company headquarters in Santa Ana, California. After three years with Ingram Micro, Steve Kedzior arrived in Arizona, taking over as Group Vice President of Sales for MicroAge, with subsequent promotion to General Manager. Following a period running his own IT outsourcing firm in Orlando—during which time he completed an Executive Leadership program at Harvard Business School—Mr. Kedzior returned to the greater Phoenix area and began tenures as U.S. Vice President of IT Outsourcing for SARCOM and Group Vice President at Keane, respectively. Steve Kedzior subsequently operated in multiple Senior Vice President roles with Insight Enterprises before joining Avnet in 2010. Recognized for his philanthropic work as well, Mr. Kedzior has donated his time, energy, and resources to several charities in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years, Steve Kedzior has served as President of Citrus Civitan, sat on the Board of Directors for Freedom Is Not Free, participated in advisory councils for various Offices of Emergency Management, and volunteered with Goodwill of Central Arizona, where today he holds membership on the Board of Directors. In addition, Mr. Kedzior attends Cornerstone Chandler, a contemporary church devoted to community stewardship in and around the greater Phoenix community.

  • Work
    • Avnet, Inc.
  • Education
    • Harvard Business School
    • University of Central Florida