Charlie’s professional construction industry experience began in 1990 where he primarily focused his attention on the electrical industrial and institutional sectors. Initially gaining experience as an Estimator, Charlie progressed through various roles of increasing responsibility within Bell Electrical Contractors in St. Louis, eventually serving as President of the organization. In 2011, Charlie joined Shambaugh & Son, L.P., as Vice President of our Electrical Design-Build and Technology group. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2012 and again elevated in 2018 to his current position as Vice President EMCOR National Purchasing.
Over the course of his career, Charlie has developed extensive expertise in an array of areas, including budget preparation, engineering, and project management. He has been involved in projects ranging from $50,000 to >$200,000,000 with applications as varied as lighting, power distribution, life safety, standby, low-voltage, CCTV, fiber optics, and control interfaces.
Charlie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science and a Master of Business Administration degree from Lindenwood University.
A Professional Engineer in 42 states, Charlie is also a member of the Design-Build Institute of America, Building Contractors Association of Northeast Indiana, and Indiana National Electrical Contractors Association.