2015 Annual Award Winners

Receiving an IEC National Award is a tremendous achievement. Handed out every year at the Leadership Luncheon and the Awards Gala at the IEC National Convention, these award winners represent those members and chapters who have made great strides within the electrical industry and the association.

The 2015 winners were announced at the IEC Con 2015, held October 21-24, in Tampa, Florida.

2015 IEC National Award Winners 

National Member of the Year:

Tom Alexander, Atkins & Stang, IEC of Greater Cincinnati

Industry Achievement Award:

Milwaukee Tool 

Apprenticeship Alumni Award:

Paul Lingo, IEC Rocky Mountain

Chapters of the Year:

Central Pennsylvania IEC (16 to 30 contractor members)
IEC of Greater Cincinnati (31 to 60 contractor members)
IEC Rocky Mountain (61+ contractor members)

Apprenticeship Chapter of the Year:

IEC Florida West Coast

Instructor of the Year:

Darryl Fitch, IEC Atlanta

Legislative Chapter of the Year:

IEC Rocky Mountain

Chapter Executive Director of the Year:

David Hittinger, IEC of Greater Cincinnati

Community Service Award:

Milestone Electric, IEC of Dallas

Legacy Award:

G.H. "Bud" Wooten, Merit Electric, IEC Florida West Coast

Team Award:

IEC Rocky Mountain Emerging Leaders

Chapter SPARK Award:

Central Pennsylvania IEC

2015 IEC National Apprentice of the Year:

Erich Hunter, BizCom Electric, IEC Greater Cincinnati


2015 IEC National Member of the Year Tom Alexander accepting his award.

IEC-CNA Safety Award

The IEC-CNA Safety Awards recognize electrical contracting companies that excel in establishing and maintaining safety programs that result in incident rates that are significantly below the average OSHA recordable incident rate. The judges look for commitment to safety from management, employee involvement, active participation, and controls over major exposure to loss.

The 2015 IEC-CNA Safety Awards were presented at the IEC Con 2015 to the following companies:

LeMay Electric, Inc.
(16 to 50 employees)

IES Commercial - Denver
(51-125 employees)

IES Commercial - San Antonio
(126-300 employees)

(301 plus employees)

Excellence in Electrical Construction



Single family residence (including new construction or renovation)
Corrigan Electric (Louisville, Kentucky)
Hacet Dream Home 
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Multi-family, mid-rise buildings above three-stories

Hawkins Electrical Construction (Laurel, Maryland)

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Contract amounts up to $500,000
Central Electric (San Antonio, Texas)
outh San Antonio Rehabilitation Center - Generator Upgrade
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Contract amounts from $500,001 to $1,500,000
King's Electric Services (Lebanon, Ohio)
7th & Broadway Overbuild
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Contract amounts from $1,500,001 to $5,000,000
Ohio Valley Electrical Services, LLC (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Sree Hotels Homewood Suites/Hampton Inn
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Contract amounts over $5,000,001
APG (Clearwater, Florida)
St. Joseph's Hospital South
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Contract amounts to $1,500,000
Weifield Group Contracting (Denver, Colorado)
Rigden Storage Reservoir Project
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Contract amounts from $1,500,001 to $5,000,000
Beacon Electric Company (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Festo Regional Service Center
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Green Construction 



Innovation, new ideas, and success in energy efficient or green building construction projects
TMI Electrical Contractors (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Equity 3.2 MW Photovoltaic System
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Low-Voltage Systems



Excellence in low-voltage systems construction by striving for innovation and total quality.
APG Technology (Clearwater, Florida)
St. Joseph's Hospital South
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Service Contractor




One to 15 service employees
Hawkins Electrical Construction (Laurel, Maryland)
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More than 50 service employees
Milestone Electric (Garland, Texas)
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