The UP Companies Hires Karl Lederman as General Manager, Service & Field Operations for Power UP
St. Louis, MO, Jan. 23, 2018 – The UP Companies (UPCO) announces the hiring of Karl Lederman of Wildwood, MO as General Manager, Service & Field Operations for Power UP Electrical Contractors.
As Power UP General Manager, Lederman is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the service and field operations, implementing a strategy to grow the business, coordinating key performance goals, managing field personnel, developing tactical programs for achieving goals and objectives, ensuring the overall quality of services to customers, and overseeing hiring and talent development.
“My goal is to establish best practices that deliver world-class customer service, creating ‘raving fans’ and repeat business,” said Lederman.
Lederman has 39 years of AEC industry experience, having most recently worked as Executive Vice President – General Manager at Bick Group, a national specialty contractor and facility services company in Maryland Heights, MO. He has a background in electrical and electronic engineering studies.
Lederman has extensive electrical code training, as well as expertise in critical facilities infrastructure, involving projects on three continents. He has a Master Electrician Certification and Electrical Licenses in the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, City of St. Charles and St. Charles County, and numerous other municipalities. He is a board member of the Independent Electrical Contractors Association (IEC) and a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI).
About The Up Companies
The UP Companies (UPCO) is one of the region’s largest full-service MBE-certified contracting companies. UPCO’s firms are Square UP Builders, a primary source of high-quality commercial and residential rough and finish carpentry and drywall services employing over 150 carpenters and laborers; Power UP Electrical Contractors, a leader in electrical systems design, installation and maintenance, and the largest minority-owned full-service electrical contractor in the St. Louis region with more than 60 skilled union electricians; and Keep UP Commercial Services, a multi-faceted company providing grounds and building maintenance, construction and repair, and cleaning services to commercial property owners. For more information, go to www.theupcompanies.com or call 314.865.3888.
SOURCE: The Up Companies