Rosendin Electric, a San Jose, Calif.-based electrical contractor, has elevated several executives in a leadership succession, effective in January.

Senior Vice President Mike Greenawalt becomes CEO, succeeding Tom Sorley, who retires. Paolo Degrassi is named president, succeeding the retiring Larry Beltramo, a 44-year Rosendin veteran and current president of the National Electrical Contractors Association. The firm also announced a new organizational structure to include two new regional chief operating officers. Matt Englert is promoted to western division COO, and Keith Douglas is named to the eastern division role. Additionally, Justin Tinoco now is executive vice president. Rosendin ranks at No. 7 on ENR’s list of The Top 600 Specialty Contractors, reporting $1.64 billion in 2018 revenue, and is the third largest U.S. electrical contractor with 7,000 employees. It marked its centennial in 2019.


Leo A Daly, Omaha, Neb., has elevated Senior Associate Kim Cowman to the newly created position of National Director of Engineering. In this role, she directs strategy and business development for the design firm’s engineering practice. Daly ranks at No. 78 on the ENR Top 500 Design Firms list.


Albany, N.Y.-based CHA Consulting Inc. has elevated Executive Vice President James Stephenson to president and also to CEO of CHA Holdings Inc., effective Jan. 1. He will succeed Michael Carroll, who becomes CHA Holdings Inc. chairman. Stephenson joined CHA in May from a previous role as chief strategy officer at consulting firm TRC Cos. Inc. CHA ranks at No. 56 on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list, reporting $282 million in 2018 revenue.



Robert P. Brennan, founder and former president of R.P. Brennan, a New York City-based interiors contractor and construction management firm, died on Dec.7 in Stuart, Fla., of leukemia, says the company. He was 77.

The firm says it has revenue of about $50 million, with projects in the city and surrounding region.

Brennan started the firm in 1987 and stepped down as president in 2005. A former sheet metal worker, he previously was involved in construction of the World Trade Center towers, according to the company.

For service details, click here.