Kenneth (Ken) Brouwer
President & CEO
As President & CEO of Welsbach Electric Corp., Ken oversees the operations and provides vision for the growth and evolution of Welsbach, one of the leading electrical contractors in the New York Metro area. Renowned for providing clients a vast array of diversified electrical services, Welsbach’s services range from lighting the streets lights of New York City, to installing the complex electrical and intelligent systems powering the bridges, tunnels, and subways that transect much of the New York Metro’s infrastructure, to projects for the New York Department of Environmental Protection.
An adept leader and business manager, Ken has created a corporate culture of integrity and discretion within Welsbach. Since becoming CEO, Ken continues to work tirelessly to create a culture that stresses the importance of EMCOR Group, Inc.’s values, especially the significance of safety and people.
With over twenty years of experience in the electrical industry, Ken has a vast knowledge of the disciplines necessary for critical, successful project completion---everything from estimating to project management. As a result, Ken is able to help ensure that project delivery consistently meets clients' most demanding requirements and highest expectations.
In addition to managing the company's day-to-day business operations, he oversees conceptual electrical construction design, project budgeting and cost control, pre-construction services, contract negotiations and labor/management issue resolution.
Utilizing his comprehensive industry experience, Ken works daily to streamline policies, update procedures and look for new ways to approach existing practices. He values employees and has encouraged numerous employee friendly events over the past years, such as Game Day and Safety Day.
Ken attended Bergen Community College and Manhattan College. He’s held positions as an apprentice, journeyman, foreman, and general foreman, in addition to serving as an apprentice instructor for IBEW 164 JATC in Paramus, New Jersey. He also holds, or has held, the following licenses and affiliations:
- Journeyman Electrician Certification--IBEW
- Licensed Electrical Contractor-State of NJ--License #13779
- Master Electricians License-Westchester NY--License #1484
- Graduate--IBEW National Training Institute
- Various Certificates of completion for NECA continuing education courses
- Joint Pension Board IBEW Local 164, Trustee; 2002--Present
- Park Ridge, NJ Board Of Public Works, Board Member; 2003--2007 Park Ridge, NJ Borough Council, Council Member
- Bergen County Board of Special Education, Board Member