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Bob Snell
President
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Mike Kemper
Executive Vice President
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Scott Korte
Vice President - Chief Estimator
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Lisa Fournie
Comptroller                       
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Dave Lange
Service - Project Manager
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Paul Mormino
Estimator - Project Manager
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Paula Fulton
Project Manager Assitant
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Tali Schmelzer
Administrative Assistant
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Kevin Johnson
Estimator - Project Manager
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Team Biographies

 

Bob Snell
President

Bob Snell is an Owner and President of Pyramid Electrical Contractors, Inc. He has been with Pyramid Electrical Contractors, Inc. since 1987 when he began as a General Foreman. He became a Superintendent/Project Manager in 1997,Partner in 2003, and President in 2021. Bob attended the Ranken Technical Institute and completed the IBEW Local 309 Apprenticeship Program in 1984. He has managed a number of projects across the Metro-East area, including the Montgomery County Jail Facility, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Madison County Jail Renovation, St. Clair Square Lighting Renovations, Famous Barr Remodel/Renovation, National Foods Store, Wehrenberg Theaters, Waterloo City Hall/Police Station, MetroLink Station Finishes, numerous projects at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville as well as high schools in the area, and a number of hospitals including Memorial Hospital, Touchette Hospital, Gateway Regional Medical Center, and Greenville Hospital. Bob is a member of the National Electrical Contractors' Association (NECA), and also serves on a number of organizations such as the IBEW Local 309 Pension Trust, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, the IBEW Labor Management Committee, and the NECA/IBEW Contract Negotiation Committee.

 

 Mike Kemper
 Executive Vice President

Mike Kemper is an Owner and Secretary of Pyramid Electrical Contractors, Inc. He attended Ranken Technical College and completed the IBEW Local 309 Apprenticeship Program in 1982. He began working for Pyramid as a Foreman in 1984. He became a Project Manager in 1992, Partner in 2003, and Executive Vice President in 2021. Mike has managed numerous projects across the Metro-East, the most recent projects being the Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, Defense Information Systems Agency Global Operations Command, the US Transcom Consolidation Project, the 375th Security Forces Facility, and numerous other remodels and renovations to various buildings on the base. Mike was also the project manager for the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Center in Valmeyer, Illinois and the United States Army Reserve Center in Granite City, Illinois. In addition to these recent jobs, Mike has been involved with projects at various educational institutions in the surrounding communities, including Belleville West High School. Mike has completed Leviton/Mohawk Certification as well as Fiber Optics Training through IBEW Local 309.

 

Scott Korte
Vice President - Chief Estimator

Scott Korte is an Owner and Vice President of Pyramid Electrical Contractors, Inc. He attended Kansas State University in 1988 where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science. He went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 1995 through Southern Illinois University. Scott began working at Pyramid in 1988 and became a Partner in 2003. Scott’s duties include estimating commercial, industrial, and highway lighting as well as traffic signal projects. He is also the project manager on many different projects where he is in charge of scheduling material and manpower requirements. Scott has been involved in a variety of projects across the Metro-East area. These include traffic signal installation and maintenance, various educational institutions (with the largest one being renovations at Lindenwood University in Belleville), the Bowman Pump Station Renovation, and MetroLink maintenance and renovations.

 

Lisa Fournie
Comptroller

Lisa Fournie started with Pyramid in the fall of 2007. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from McKendree College. Before coming to Pyramid, she worked as a Pension Analyst for Metlife and for several years she did public accounting. Lisa’s responsibilities include managing several Project Manager Assistants, overseeing the accounts payable, and preparing and filing quarterly payroll returns in addition to other accounting functions.

 

Dave Lange
Service - Project Manager

Dave Lange has worked in the electrical trade since May 1986. He began as a Journeyman electrician after completing his Associate's Degree in Electrical Technology through Ranken Technical College. He completed his 4-year Apprenticeship training through IBEW Local 309 in 1990. Dave has been a project manager for Pyramid since September 2005. His responsibilities have included estimating commercial, residential, and industrial projects, as well as managing projects in St. Louis and Illinois. Dave is also in charge of our Service Department where he manages various service calls and directs service department personnel accordingly. He has also been involved with our Renewable Energy division and has successfully completed Solar training certification classes and has been the project manager for our Solar installs to date.

 

Paul Mormino
Estimator - Project Manager

Paul Mormino has worked in the electrical trade since 1984. He attended Rankin Technical college where he obtained his Associate Degree Industrial Electricity Electronics and completed the IBEW Local 649 Apprenticeship Program in 1988. He began working as a Project Foreman in 1995 and then Project Manager in 2010. He has been involved in a number of projects including the Alton-Modal Transportation Center, SIUE Dental, Alton Memorial, along with various projects at Lewis and Clark Community College including LCCC Weber Workforce Center, LCCC NGGREC Mesocosm Water System, and the LCCC Solar Tracker. He also was involved in various projects at OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center.

 

Paula Folton
Project Manager Assistant

Paula Fulton began working at Pyramid Electrical Contractors, Inc. in 2020.  She has thrived in the Architectural/Engineering/Construction industry for approximately 30 years.  Certifications include Cost Engineering, Total Cost Management, and Construction Finance Management.  Her duties for various projects comprise maintaining contract documents, calculating work in progress, issue/reviewing purchase orders and invoices.  She reviews budgets, investigates variances, and ensures that construction billings are issued to clients and payments collected in addition to other project-related duties.

 

Tali Schmelzer
Administrative Assistant

Tali Schmelzer began working at Pyramid Electrical Contractors, Inc. in 2008. She completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration through the University of Maryland in May 2009. Tali’s duty is to support the project managers on various projects.

 

Kevin Johnson
Estimator - Project Manager