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Young Academics Hit Their Marks
As of June 23, 2018

Published on: 
July 19, 2012
Press Release

ELECTRI International has named its 2012 Early Career Award winners. ELECTRI Council members met in Chicago to review and evaluate presentations from Georgia Tech, Ball State, Stetson University, and Auburn University.

Faculty members from each institution offered their project perspective, hoping to be selected for one of ELECTRI’s annual Early Career Award Projects. The ELECTRI Council selected the following projects at $7,000 each for 2012:

  • Generating Success:  An Exploration of the Issues Facing the Electrical Construction Industry through the Lens of Family Business. Dr. Greg McCann and Dr. Michelle DeMoss, Family Enterprise Center, School of Business Administration, Stetson University

  • Integrating Electrical Contracting into a Construction Management Program. Mark Tatum, PE, School of Building Science, Auburn University

About ELECTRI: ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction, Inc. is the primary research arm of the electrical construction industry. Foundation research helps to improve the productivity, professionalism, and competitiveness of electrical contractors. ELECTRI International also represents the U.S. electrical construction industry internationally. For more information, visit

For additional information about ELECTRI International, contact Sylvia Selwood, ELECTRI Director of Operations and University Relations, at 301-215-4539 or