The People Behind United Electric

Louisville Team

It’s how we’re wired!

United Electric is owned by the employees that serve you. Our team has managed some of the largest commercial, industrial, and utility projects since 1957. No matter what your needs, we are a dependable, competent, customer-oriented, employee owned company. 

 

Executive Leadership

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Dan Walsh

President and CEO

Dan has worked in the electrical industry since 1975. After completing the IBEW Local 369 apprenticeship, he became certified as a Kentucky Master Electrician. At various times during his career, Dan has held Louisville Chapter NECA board positions, including President and Governor. In addition to his role as President of United Electric, Dan currently serves as the national vice-president of NECA District II and is the primary representative for ELECTRI International.
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Jim Olliges

Vice President

Jim has worked in the electrical industry since 1974. After completing the IBEW Local 369 apprenticeship, Jim continued his education to become a certified Kentucky Master Electrician and obtained his Kentucky contractors license. Jim currently serves on the Louisville NECA board and is the Chairman of the Apprenticeship Committee. In addition to his role as Vice President of United Electric, Jim serves as an alternate representative to ELECTRI International.
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Joe Heger

Vice President

Joe has worked in the electrical industry since 1989, specializing in industrial petroleum and chemical applications. After completing his BS in Criminal Justice at University of Dayton, Joe served four years as an officer in the United States Army. He then began his electrical career by being accepted to and completing the IBEW Local 369 apprenticeship. Joe has been a Project Manager for United since 2000.
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Larry Farrell

Vice President

Larry has been a member of the IBEW and has worked for United Electric since 1984. He is the VP of operations in Cincinnati.
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Mark Hatcher

Vice President

Mark has worked in the electrical industry since 1998. His first role at United was Safety Director until 2012. Since 2012, he has managed United’s Utility Division overseeing subcontracted work to electrical utility providers for distribution, storm repair, streetlights, and meters.

Management

Ray Knapp

Ray Knapp

General Manager of Cincinnati

Ray Knapp is the general manager of the Cincinnati office and has worked for United Electric since 2008.
Mike Moore

Mike Moore

Division Manager

Mike’s progression at United began in 2001 and includes time as a licensed field electrician, procurement manager, estimator, project manager, and currently as division manager. These roles have developed a beginning to end understanding of the electrical construction process. His team is responsible for a broad range of industrial and commercial electrical installation and renovation services that provide 24hr coverage for service requests for new and existing customers. Projects Mike has personally managed include multi-million dollar tooling and conveyor systems, electrical distribution projects, and system controls for Fortune 500 industrial customers in the automotive, distilling, and food processing industries. He continues to take an active role as personal contact for many of his customers, which appreciate his skills in negotiation, budgeting, engineering, business development, facility management and safety.
Jason McEnaney

Jason McEnaney

Project Manager

Mr. McEnaney graduated with honors from Holy Cross High School and continued on to college to study Industrial Technologies. Sparking his interest in the electrical industry, this led him to enter the electrical apprenticeship program in 1997, where he truly found his niche. After completing the five-year program, Mr. MeEnaney turned out as a Journeyman Electrician, continuing his education to gain his Masters Electricians License. Mr. McEnaney came to work with United Electric Company in May 2002 and became part of our supervisory staff in June 2006. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the Chemical & Petroleum industries. He became the United Electric Manpower Coordinator for the Louisville office in 2019. He also became the Service Project Manager in 2020. Mr. McEnaney holds credentials for the following: KCUC, TWIC, Certifications in CPR & First AID, Member of National Electrical Inspectors, and Masters Electricians License.
Scott Walsh

Scott Walsh

Project Manager

As a third generation electrician Scott has spent his entire career at United Electric continuing the Walsh legacy. His progression, apprentice to journeyman to foreman to project manager, has been varied across electrical contracting disciplines and illustrative of his aptitude. Awarded the Outstanding Apprentice award at graduation he immediately began applying his skills as a foreman in industrial automotive settings having completed various projects at Ford and Toyota facilities. Having excelled as a foreman, Scott, moved into estimating and project management in 2015 and transitioned to managing both industrial and commercial projects where his extensive knowledge of conveyors, motor controls, lighting systems, and power distribution, enable customers to be unrestrained in their construction options.
Matt Sheffel

Matt Sheffel

Superintendent

Matt has been a member of United Electric’s team since 1995. He grew up in northern Kentucky and is a KY certified master electrician. As an electrician he has overseen various multimillion dollar electrical projects in both commercial and heavy industrial environments.
Randy Knopf

Randy Knopf

Project Manager

Randy has worked for United Electric since 1986. Randy lives in eastern Indiana and is a project manager.
Anthony Hodges

Anthony Hodges

Logistics Manager

“The Finder” of impossible parts since 2005. He makes sure everyone has what they need when they need it.

Alex Koenig

Controller

Since joining the company in 2013, Alex has progressed through numerous roles within accounting and beyond, including: occupational tax accountant, point of contact with the benefit services at affiliated labor organizations, as well as director of social media. He provides training to his team on ever-evolving matters in payroll, A/R, and A/P. At the start of 2018, he became controller for United Electric Company. As of 2019, he became controller of United Electric’s parent company, UEC Holdings, and its six affiliate companies. Alex has managed transitions through multiple ownerships and an ESOP conversion, all while helping to expand the business enterprise on the backend.
Thom Murray

Thom Murray

Office Manager

Cincinnati Office Manager since 2004. Born in Cincinnati. Responsible for account receivable.
Emily Ober

Emily Ober

Administrator

Emily is the payroll administrator and has worked for United Electric since 2014. She is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford Ohio.

David Hatfield

Project Manager

David has worked in the electrical industry since 1996. After completing a five-year apprenticeship with the IBEW, David continued his education in electrical engineering and PLC programming. David has worked with United Electric since 2015.