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We Met The Challenge!
As of June 23, 2018

Published on: 
April 24, 2013

Our electrical contractors and industry partners recognize the importance of supporting ELECTRI’s Talent Initiative. Having access to the best and brightest students is key to building the best qualified management teams for years to come.

Spurred on by the generosity of Richard and Tim McBride of Southern Contracting and Walter and Michael Parkes of O’Connell Electric, four contractors, three NECA Chapters and four industry partners contributed $500,000 to meet the $200,000 challenge. 

  • Clennon Electric Inc.
  • Collins Electrical Company Inc.
  • Greenlee – A Textron Company
  • Ideal Industries Inc.
  • Legrand North America
  • Long Island Chapter NECA
  • Moss-Adams LLP
  • Northeastern Line Constructors Chapter NECA
  • REX Electric and Technologies, LLC
  • San Diego County Chapter NECA
  • Zenith Systems, LLC

The results - $700,000 in new funding for the Talent Initiative Programs.

ELECTRI Council Chair Dan Divane IV (Divane Bros., Chicago) expressed his appreciation to all. “We are tremendously grateful to the McBrides and the Parkes for their vision and belief in the Talent Initiative. We are equally thankful for the generosity of those who chose to step up and meet the challenge.”