Location: W226 N887 Eastmound Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186
Web site: www.goodelec.com
Year founded: 1929
Product or service offered: Electrical construction and repairs; also data and communications cabling.
Projected 2007 revenue: $10.5 million
Leadership team: Gregg Eisenhardt, president; Dave Drumel, vice president; Dan Johansen, service department manager; and Bill Schutten, data/comm manager.
Target clientele: Industrial plants, property managers, stores, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, general contractors.
Business organization memberships: National Electrical Contractors Assn.; Plant and Facility Maintenance Assn.; Building Owners and Managers Assn.; Metro-Milwaukee Assn. of Commerce; Council of Small Business Executives; Waukesha Chamber of Commerce; Rotary International; Institute for Real Estate Mgmt.; Independent Business Association of Wisconsin; and Sussex Chamber of Commerce.
What has fueled your company’s growth? A great team of dedicated people, both inside the office and out in the field. Great referrals from our current customers. A strong economy.
What is the biggest obstacle to your company’s growth? Finding more talented people that want to work and serve the customer. We especially need an inside person for our data/communications cabling division.
Do you plan any changes in your company in the upcoming months? No.
Who are the business people, locally or nationally, whom you admire? And what traits do those people exhibit that make you admire them? Michael Cudahy; still in there fighting to improve the business climate in SE Wisconsin … a kind, smart and generous man. Mark Attanasio – another wonderful man with a vision.
What is the outlook for the business conditions of your industry over the next several months? Very positive … lots of new building construction and remodeling projects and good growth in the data/communications cabling sector too.
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