October 25, 2013

News from IECRM Members | October 2013

IECRM Member News

October has been a month of growth and industry recognition for quite a few of our members. Read about all of the exciting news below!

News from our Members

NEW MEMBERS! Please welcome our newest members, JK Electric, LLC  (Elizabeth, CO) and New York Life (Longmont, CO)!

Pete Aden - Bauerle and Company

Pete Aden, who was recently promoted to Partner at Bauerle and Company, PC

Pete Aden, CPA, CCIFP, was recently promoted to Partner at Bauerle and Company, PC, one of Colorado’s largest local independent accounting firms. Pete is a member of the IECRM Board of Directors, and the IECRM Finance Committee

Federated Insurance invites you to view their new video, “Where There’s Smoke,”  which is their new, free, risk management resource for employers.

Schneider Electric received the Graybar Supplier Excellence Award at the Graybar National Training Conference in Phoenix. This award is presented semi-annually to recognize a product manufacturer that has collaborated with Graybar in an exceptional manner to successfully grow profitable business together. 

Integrity Electrical Solutions was awarded the BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Trust, Small Business Category, during the 11th Annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust in Denver. In its press release, BBB states that the company “emphasizes the importance of customer service, happy employees, accountability and community commitment.”

CONTEST ALERT! Integrity Electrical Solutions is offering a chance to win a $25 Visa gift card to everyone who likes their Facebook page. Click here to visit their Facebook page.

iPhone 5

iSupportU in Boulder is now repairing iPhone 5 screens.

iSupportU, an IT company based in Boulder, is happy to announce that they are now repairing iPhone 5 screens. Also, the company offers Free Check-Up Fridays every week at their Pearl Street location.

Kate Raabe and the other attorneys at Stettner Miller are joining the national labor and employment law firm, Fisher & Phillips LLP. Starting November 4, 2013, they will be working from their new location at 1801 California Street, Suite 2700, in Denver. Kate’s new email is, however you can continue to reach her at 303-534-0273.

North American Video (NAV), a national provider of integrated security technology, was awarded Market Partner of the Year in the Banking and Finance Market by Axis Communications. The award was presented to David Jensen, NAV Colorado Operations Manager, at the US Axis Partner Conference.

Spectrum Mobile Services, a minority-owned company with more than 15 years of experience in the wireless management industry, added two new people to its team: Alex Kenyon ( and Toni Marlow (

Thomas & Betts published a new brochure, “Electrical Solutions for Commercial and Institutional Facilities,”  that provides product solutions for challenges typically encountered in commercial and institutional buildings. 

Networking News

In early October, the IECRM Safety Committee facilitated a free Safety Panel Discussion on Safe Work Practices in the Trades. Thank you to everyone who attended, our panelists (Matt Olge of JE Dunn, Mike Bullock of Milender White, Al Fisher of Northern Electric, Jim Cosgrave of GE Johnson, and Thomas White of Haselden), our Safety Committee members, and Pinnacol Assurance for providing lunch for everyone.

Unser Racing Happy Hour

On October 3rd, we let off some steam at Unser Racing for our Grand Finale Happy Hour of the year, which was sponsored by QED. Top Three Racers were Pete Farreny of Weifield Group ContractingMichael Gortari of QED, and Stefan Boehm of Easter-Owens. The networking event drew participants from All Copy Products, Bauerle & Company, PC, Encore Electric, Inc., Legrand Cablofil, Network Insurance Services, and QED, just to name a few! See pictures here and check out our Facebook page for even more photos!

One of our newest members, Candice Bahnson of New York Life, gave a free seminar, Planning for the Business Owner, on October 22nd.

See upcoming networking events here.

Education News

Welcome to the 130 new students who registered for our Late Start semester! Classes kicked off this week. Our student body now includes over 700 future electricians, more students than we’ve had in years!

In the Career College continuing education realm, we offered 3 successful classes in October — two PDU classes and OSHA 10. Sign up for upcoming continuing education classes here.


CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of our first-ever Facebook contest, which we co-promoted in September and October with the Loveland Reporter-Herald.

    Clinton Shepherd from Lakewood, who works for Bergelectric
    Ari Denniston from Denver, who works for New Electric
    Matthew Christian from Denver, who works for Gregory Electric

Now Hiring! Please Refer Someone You Know…

Refer someone you know for these open positions!

Help a member & help an applicant — Refer someone you know for these open positions!

1st Electric Contractors is growing! They are seeking an entry-level accounting clerk. Please share this opportunity with anyone you know who may be interested in this position. Any interested parties should contact Lindsey Cox, Vice President – HR/Finance, directly via email ( or phone  (720-875-0101 ext 221) with any questions, or to submit a resume and schedule an interview.

Many other companies are now hiring for 30+ entry-level and experienced positions on our online Jobs Board. If you know someone that may be interested in this industry, or if you know an electrician who is between jobs, please tell them about this webpage! If you have a job you’d like to post, please email the job title, description, and how to apply to


Members and partners, please email all news items, individual promotions, press releases, and/or photos to Samantha McCormick, IECRM Marketing Manager, at