Stephan H. Dake – President & CEO
Mr. Dake is a 30 year veteran of the Engineering & Construction Industry. He is a Mechanical and Industrial Engineer with extensive experience on both domestic and international EPC projects covering the industrial, power, infrastructure, and building materials sectors. Steve brings a strong balance of work history including operations, business development, and project management.


Gary Groom – Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Gary is responsible for all project development, finance, administrative, facilities, insurance, legal, fleet and safety programs of Sargent. He brings over 30 years of finance and management experience in the manufacturing, engineering and construction industries to Sargent.


Elizabeth A. Lawrence – Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Beth has executive responsibility for all Finance and Accounting functions. In this capacity, she directs the Company’s day-to-day and strategic activities and relationships in banking and credit, insurance and bonding, audit and compliance, taxation and related issues.


Richard S. Rectenwald – Senior Vice President of Operations
Dick has over 45 years of experience in the construction industry, with expertise primarily in the industrial and utility sectors. Dick has been with Sargent for over 33 years and has successfully managed the electrical construction of numerous multi-million dollar projects at electrical generation and industrial facilities throughout the country.


Gregory A. Woodworth – President & CEO, Sargent Safety, LLC
Greg has over 32 years experience in the electrical contracting industry with over 15 years of Safety and Loss Control Management. Greg developed targeted electrical contracting and service industry programs, winning numerous local and national safety awards. His programs have achieved OSHA Lost Time Incident Rates as low as .16, and over 3.5 million man-hours without a lost time accident.


Mark Staudt – General Manager, Commercial
Mark has worked in the electrical industry for 33 years moving up through the ranks from electrical apprentice to his current position of GM of our Commercial Group. With more than half of his working years spent here at Sargent Electric, Mark brings a wealth of industry expertise to his position.


Charles E. Wheat – General Manager, Terre Haute
As General Manager of Sargent’s office in Terre Haute, Indiana, Chuck has responsibility for projects throughout his territory. With 30 years experience in the Electrical Construction industry, he has extensive hands on experience in the power, utilities and industrial sectors.



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