Rita has an established record as a successful business owner in Austin for more than 20 years. As a co-owner of a successful automotive repair shop, in Austin, she brings vast experience in business development, management, marketing, networking and office administration.
Upon entering the electrical industry, she was actively involved in the successful development of the new Texas regional office for one of the nation’s largest electrical contractors. Through this experience she was able to acquire the business aspects of the electrical contracting industry, and couple with her previous experience as a business owner, to establish the platform for the formation of another successful business enterprise, 360 Electrical Contractors, Inc. As a native Austinite and experienced business owner, she is able to understand the needs of the business community in Texas.
The combination of Rita’s and David’s business ownership and electrical contracting experience provides a competitive edge for 360 Electrical Contractors to enter into the Texas market as a newfound resource for the construction industry.
The experience and knowledge which David brings to 360 Electrical Contractors is the result of over 30 years of work in the electrical industry with some of the country’s largest commercial electrical contractors. He started in the electrical contracting industry working in the commercial and residential markets as an apprentice electrician after high school graduation.
This work continued while attending college. Upon graduation from Texas A&M University, David launched his professional electrical career in Houston with one of the world’s largest engineering and construction firms, Brown & Root. He later moved to the commercial electrical contracting arena when he accepted a position with Fisk Electric Company, in Houston as a Project Manager/Estimator. From this point, David started his climb up the ranks of the electrical contracting industry which ultimately resulted in his promotion to Vice President and Stockholder with Bergelectric Corporation, one of the largest commercial electrical contractors in the country.
He was selected to open the first office outside of California, which led to a nationwide company expansion. David’s responsibilities included establishing and managing new offices in a three state region. During his almost 15 years with Bergelectric, he served as an owner of the company for the last 9 years. This achievement was the result of his personal drive and goal setting to establish a career in the electrical contracting industry.