Tampa, FL | 18,200 square feet


State-Of-The-Art, Counterfeit Mitigation Lab

Our state-of-the-art counterfeit mitigation lab is ISO9001 & AS9120 certified and 1,000 sq. ft. with in-house lab capabilities for processes including visual inspection, electrical testing / pin correlation, X-Ray analysis, RTS (resistance to solvents), and decapsulation, that ensure products sold are of highest quality.

Climate-Controlled Warehouse

We maintain a 2,000-square-foot warehouse to ensure access to millions of obsolete, allocated, and hard-to-find electronic parts.

Leadership Team

Aaron Nursey

Founder & CEO

Roddy Premsukh


Mike Leonard

Director of Sales

Natalie Paull

Director of Quality Management

Traci Wright

Director of Customer Service

Tom Topping

Director of HR, People and Culture

Key Staff

Darius Barreto

Lab & Warehouse Manager

Mena Mikhail

Information Technology Manager​

Carlos Morejon

Interim Purchasing Manager



Direct Components continues to support the supply chains of OEMs, CMs, and EMS companies worldwide by providing a broad range of value-added services. We offer all these benefits under one roof to help our partners ensure their projects are completed according to specifications with the highest quality parts, reducing lead times and overall landed costs.

Your Quality Components Distributor

Direct Components is dedicated to customer satisfaction and prides itself on the ability to not only successfully fulfill your electronic component needs, but your expectations as well. Direct is guided by its core values and its daily mission is continual improvement in all facets of the company.

What Sets Us Apart



We are reliable, punctual, accountable & trustworthy



We are fair, transparent & true to our Core Values.



We are considerate of others while maintaining a positive and professional attitude.



We strive for the highest standards of quality.



We are dedicated to our vision and growth.



We collaborate to acheive goals efficiently.

How Familiar Are You With the Secondary Market?

Test Lab

Our In-House Lab and Counterfeit Mitigation Process Includes, But is Not Limited To:

  • Visual Inspection
  • Electrical / Memory / Pin Correlation
  • Die Verification with Control Laser Decapsulation System
  • X-ray Analysis with TruView Fusion and Prime
  • Dimensions Check

  • RTS – Resistance to Solvents

Certificate Of Conformance

Engineered to fit seamlessly into your system as guaranteed compatible by our in-house lab.

Full Lab Capabilities

Destructive Testing



Heated Chemical Test

Non-Destructive Testing

Acetone Swab Test

Visual Inspection

X-Ray Analysis

LCR Testing Diode/Transistor

Testing Pin Correlation

DC Parametric Testing

Memory Testing/Programming

Logistics Services


Programming & UV Erasing

Baking of MSL Components

ESD/MSL Packaging

Dry Packing and Vacuum Sealing per JEDEC Standards


Direct Components Specializes in Xilinx, Altera, and High-End Integrated Circuits and FPGAs.

We Have Over 1 Million Board-Level Components In Stock.

Certifications, Awards, and Philanthropy

Latest News

Chip Supply Chain Chokehold

The Chip Supply Chain Chokehold

Semiconductors are integral to today’s modern world. Smartphones and computers are the most obvious objects that utilize semiconductors, but consider all manner of transportation, too.

Navigating a Worldwide Chip Shortage

Written by Aaron Nursey, Founder and CEO/President of Direct Components, Inc. The past two years have brought a unique set of challenges to businesses of

Aaron Nursey

Founder & CEO
A visionary leader and business savvy executive, Aaron Nursey brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as founder and CEO of Direct Components. His profound ability to think outside the box on behalf of stakeholders has placed the company on an upward trajectory, with recent inclusions in the Inc. 5000 list and Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50.

With more than 25 years in the electronic components distribution industry, Aaron is highly skillful at reducing costs, preserving market share and meeting production deadlines. This expertise allows him to bring innovative solutions to his team and help customers solve complex problems. His commitment to perpetuating the flow of people, ideas and energy helps keep manufacturers making, distributors supplying and consumers accomplishing.

Throughout his decorated career, Aaron has received countless accolades and his company has won numerous awards. But his greatest honor is being a husband to his beautiful wife Heidi and a father to his two children, Sierra and Caleb.

Aaron’s business acumen, coupled with his spirit of generosity, led to the 2022 inception of The Nursey Foundation, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to impacting lives.

Roddy Premsukh


Roddy is an expert in bringing together diverse stakeholders, building strong relationships, and cultivating cooperation to find common ground and achieve extraordinary, challenging goals. He is also a relentless bottom-line driver with a history of exceeding corporate goals by identifying untapped opportunities that drive aggressive growth and managing KPIs. His solutions-focused, results-driven, proactive “out of the box” approach to problem solving and superior leadership skills motivate and direct cross-functional teams to produce desired results.

Roddy has 25 years of international experience working in a variety of roles including CFO, VP Finance, and Corporate Controller. He is a certified CPA, CGA with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from Laurentian University.

Mike Leonard

Director of Sales

Originally from New Jersey, Mike moved to FL to pursue a career in the golf industry. After working almost 10 years for the PGA Tour, Mike decided it was time for a change. He started his journey in sales in the hardware/software tech industry.Mike’s favorite part about sales is the opportunity to help clients accomplish their goals by providing solutions to challenges they might have. Mike enjoys spending time outdoors playing golf or cycling. He is happily married to his beautiful wife Hayley and lives in Tampa.

Natalie Paull

Director of Quality Management
In 2015 Natalie joined and brought Direct Components to AS9120 certification. Natalie brings nearly 20 years of experience in the electronics industry, and leads our Quality Department. As a certified Lead Auditor for ISO and AS9100, Natalie has a true passion for quality and continuous improvement. Natalie works diligently to ensure our processes run smoothly and our ISO, AS9120, & ESD certifications are maintained to the highest standard. Natalie enjoys spending free time with her family, which includes her 2 sons and her significant other. She enjoys jeep rides, traveling, and dancing to live music.

Traci Wright

Director of Customer Service

As the Director of Customer Service Traci is charged with aligning organizational objectives with our company mission to increase revenue, profit, and business growth by collaboratively developing integrated strategies

Prior to joining Direct Components in January, Traci served in various roles such Director of Global Customer Success, Operations Manager, and Credit Manager all which have attributed to her development in problem resolution, policy deployment, and team building.

She is a decisive leader experienced in impacting business direction and performance with tactical decision making and forward-thinking approaches. Traci has a proven history of improving operations and boosting financial health through strong leadership. Known for reading between the lines, Traci uses instinct to provoke change and promote diversity of thought.She is a mother of three who enjoys traveling, spending time with family and reggae music.

Tom Topping

Director of HR, People and Culture​

Bio Coming Soon

Darius Barreto

Lab & Warehouse Manager
Darius is originally from Tampa and recently moved back to Tampa after attending the USCF in Orlando. He discovered a love for traveling both inside and outside of the US and loves adding more stamps to his passport. If he is not with his family, you can find Darius by the ocean or watching his favorite sports teams.

Mena Mikhail

Information Technology Manager

Mena is the Information Technology (IT) Manager. He constantly seeks out innovative solutions to everyday problems. In his nine years in IT, he has honed his analytical thinking and collaboration skills. Previously, Mena served Direct Components as a software engineer before he was promoted to his current role. During his tenure at DCI, Mena has solidified his standing as the Zoho customer relationship manager (CRM) program expert in the company. His commitment to developing and enhancing his skills on that platform has led him to see outstanding results. He understands that a major part of his role at Direct Components, Inc. focuses on leading the company to greater success.
When he is not at DCI, Mena is an avid pianist, single engine aircraft pilot, and fishing enthusiast. He loves spending time with his daughter, Maria, and wife, Marina.

Carlos Morejon

INTERIM Purchasing Manager

Carlos is currently serving as the Interim Purchasing Manager. Carlos immigrated to the United States from Cuba in 2006 and joined the Marine Corps upon graduating high school. After completing two successful tours, Carlos and his family moved to Tampa in hopes of finding success in the civilian job sector and planting roots. In 2022, Carlos was hired on to the Direct Components purchasing team as a purchasing specialist. Carlos quickly proved himself within the company. Between Carlos’ 8 years of experience, quick learning capabilities and his ability to take on multiple complex tasks at once, he was promoted to Interim Purchasing Manager. Carlos is on track to complete his BS in Business Administration: Computer Systems Management by June 2023, and plans to continue his education via either logistics and procurement certifications or achieving his MA. When not at work, you can find Carlos fishing or spending time with his two, beautiful, young daughters and wife.

Quality Policy

Direct Components is committed to customer satisfaction by supplying quality products and services on time, while maintaining unsurpassed levels of ethical standards. Our quality goals are achieved through continual process improvement, adhering to applicable requirements, innovation, ongoing training, and teamwork.