November 16, 2021

IECRM Announces its 2022 IECRM Board of Directors During its 40th Anniversary Celebration & Annual State of the Industry Dinner

Featuring a presentation on how to honor and support transitioning military into the workforce.
DENVER, CO – Thursday, November 11, 2021, Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM, an energy trade association that represents 250+ companies in the Rocky Mountain region, announced its 2022-23 Board of Directors at its 40th Anniversary Celebration and State of the Industry Dinner on Wednesday, November 10 at the Wellshire Event Center in Denver.
Click here to see the photo album of the event.

IECRM Announces its 2022 Leadership Board:
Contractor Members:
Lindsey Cox, 1st Electric Contractors, Inc.
Sam Gluck, APCO Electric, Inc.
Leighland Gutierrez, Courtesy Electric Company
Brenda Magee, Magee Electric
Justin Martin, Bret’s Electric, LLC
David Scott, Encore Electric Inc.
Russell Tafoya, Weifield Group Electrical Contracting
Robert Watkins, Ludvik Electric Co.

Industry Partner Members:
Pete Aden, Wipfli
Erik Estes, Casey Bergquist, Inc
Jason Ghent, Graybar Electric Company, Inc.
David Jones, QED Supply
Matt Matheny, CED

Click here to view the 2022-23 IECRM Board of Directors Profiles

IECRM’s Board of Directors is composed of 13 energy contractors and industry businesses. It is the overarching governing body of the Chapter focused on creating business opportunities and providing the programs that keep the electrical and energy industries thriving.

A special thank you goes out to three long-standing IECRM members that will rotate off the Board at the conclusion of their term in December. Robert Cheney with RK Electric, Spencer Covey with CED, and Dennis Walker with United Rentals; IECRM is grateful for your contributions and dedication to the Board.

In addition to holding the IECRM Board of Directors election, 150 electrical contractors and industry professionals came together to celebrate IECRM’s 40th anniversary, honor veterans, and gain insight into the industry’s collective past, present state, and a look ahead to what is in store for the future.

The evening began with a networking cocktail hour complete with passed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and mocktails. IECRM guests wrote special messages in holiday cards that will be mailed to active duty military this holiday season to continue the Community Impact Project sponsored by the IEC National Platinum Partner Council.

After networking and cocktails, guests took their seats to enjoy a plated gourmet dinner with their pre-selected entree choice of filet mignon, tilapia, or stuffed pepper and continued conversations while the evening’s main presentation began.

IECRM CEO Marilyn Stansbury and Board President Robert Watkins, CEO of Ludvik Electric Co., presented the State of IECRM and the State of the Industry including recognition of notable achievements of members and the Chapter during the past year.

“IEC Rocky Mountain has been a guiding light during the past couple of years, through the pandemic, hosting timely and consistent member forums covering content that was important to our businesses. The dedication of our organization’s members and industry partners combined with the IECRM staff helped us achieve new heights and kept our business and morale up through the past couple of years. Every one of you makes this organization great. WE ARE IEC!” said Robert Watkins, president of the IECRM Board of Directors.

Special guest Lida Citroën, CEO of  #LIDA360, delivered a powerful keynote speech, highlighting the importance of supporting transitioning military veterans into the workforce. Lida is an international personal brand and reputation authority, an author of 5 books, a writer for and that is often featured on MSNBC and in Fortune Magazine, Forbes, and Bloomberg, Inc. Magazine for her work. She actively teaches powerful strategies for personal branding, military-to-civilian reintegration, and career success. Lida also assists employers who seek to hire and grow military talent and is active in ESGR. Lida is passionate about serving those who’ve served. Lida will be a featured presenter at the IEC National Business Summit in January 2022.

Sponsors of the evening included Colorado Construction & Design Magazine, Corey Electrical Engineering, Federated Insurance, Ludvik Electric Co., Matsuo Engineering, The Home Depot, and Wipfli. These sponsors made the venue, dinner, cocktails, wine, and dessert a special experience.

Click here to see the photo album of the event.

Thank you, sponsors!

Registration Table Sponsor
Colorado Construction & Design Magazine

Emerging Leaders Table Sponsor
Corey Electrical Engineering

Cocktail Hour Sponsor
Federated Insurance

Keynote Speaker Sponsor
Ludvik Electric

A/V Sponsor
Matsuo Engineering

Dinner Sponsor
The Home Depot

Dessert & Coffee Sponsor
What’s Coming Up:

Quarterly Membership Luncheon & Policy Forum
Wednesday, November 17, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
IECRM Northglenn

Electrical Apprenticeship Open House
Thursday, November 18, 2021, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
IECRM Northglenn

Grounding & Bonding – 8 CEU Hrs
Saturday, November 20, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
IECRM Northglenn

IECRM Holiday Parade Party
Saturday, December 4, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Magnolia Hotel Denver

Click here for a list of all upcoming classes and events.
For more than 40 years, the Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM) has been the leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association in Colorado. Representing more than 250 member companies and educating over 3,000 electrical apprentices and licensed electricians annually, IECRM is dedicated to educating, promoting, and advancing the electrical industry.