In his new position, White will oversee all aspects of assigned commercial electrical projects from procurement to completion, ensuring that work on these projects are completed in a timely manner, exceeds customer expectations and adheres to all company safety policies and OSHA mandated requirements.
“In addition to managing electrical projects, White is also an active participant in our recruitment efforts,” said Brian Arnold, Vice President of The UP Companies. “His work with inner-city youth to promote meaningful careers in the skilled trades is helping to further our company goals of procuring a diverse and inclusive workforce.”
White has been in the electrical industry since 2007 when he completed an apprenticeship through IBEW Local 1 and obtained journeyman status in 2012. Prior to Power UP, he worked as an Assistant Project Manager for Guarantee Electrical and as a Project Manager for Bell Electrical Contractors, both in St. Louis. He has several years of educational facility experience, including Project Manager for St. Louis University in the Design and Construction Department and as a Maintenance Electrician for St. Louis Community College at Forest Park and St. Louis Public Schools.
White has an associate degree in Electrical Automation Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management from Ranken Technical College in St. Louis.
Residing in St. Peters, Missouri, White enjoys spending time with his parents, sister, nephews and niece. He is also active in his fraternity as a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and likes to travel and mentor inner-city youth during his spare time.