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Mkd Electric Inc - Chief Operations Officer Resume Example

Ctary Wborn
Professional Summary
Senior Executive with 30 years of experience in industrial electrical construction. Successful track record in start-ups and rapid growth environments. Extensive experience working with and building diverse performance driven teams. Highly successful at instilling a long term vision for company growth and individual development. Expertise in financial management including P&L and budget oversight. Led and motivated teams to reach strategic goals and objectives in all areas of business. 
  • Visionary Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership & Team Development
  • Profit & Loss Management
  • Safety Mindset
  • Servant Leadership Methodology
  • Business Development
  • Operations Management
  • Performance Standards
  • Budget Management
  • Acquisitions & Integration
  • Risk Management
  • Change Management
  • Client Relations
Professional Experience
MKD Electric, Inc Elgin, IL Chief Operations Officer Jan 2013Current

In my role at MKD Electric I oversee all day to day operations of the company. I instill the long term vision and carry out strategic and tactical objectives for the business. I have full P&L responsibility and oversee budget development. I lead diverse and motivated teams in each of our departments including Capital, Service, Maintenance, National Traveling, Recruiting, Safety, Training, Fabrication & shop.

Key Accomplishment in my 5 years at MKD:

  • Delivered year over year revenue growth with a 5 year cumulative increase of over 300%.
  • Increased net income results each year.
  • Reduced overhead expenses to reach best in class levels of ROOI.
  • Developed a National Traveling Capital Construction Dept. with current year backlog of over $30M
  • Developed model and business plans for opening regional offices.
  • Signed long term maintenance contracts with the three major oil refineries in the region.
  • Developed relationships with strategic partners in the region and throughout the US.
  • Established a small cap and on-demand industrial electrical service department.
  • Participated in acquisitions and integration of regional competitors.
  • Guided team to implement aggressive marketing campaigns.
  • Professionalized Management team by overhauling processes & systems, setting standards, and refining organizational structure.
  • Established a year long Leadership Development Program.
  • Established a Foreman's Academy for developing leaders.
  • Established a formal instrumentation training program.
  • Oversaw implementation of new accounting software.
  • Oversaw implementation of new CRM system.
  • Formalized Team Member review process & development plans.
  • Facilitated and guided leaders to establish formal quality standards for all areas of the business.
  • Developed new safety policies and procedures.
  • Oversaw implementation of new ATS system.
Interstates Construction Sioux Center, IA Regional Manager Nov 2009Dec 2012 At Interstates Construction I was the primary business leader for the company's regional office with overall P&L responsibility for the southwest region of the US. I focused on strategic planning, team development, and business development. In my time at Interstates, I took over what was essentially a new start-up with no backlog, no clients, and no prospects and in 3 years developed the regional office into a $10M operation. Through my contacts, I also generated over $15M in project awards that were performed by other divisions of Interstates.
TFB Construction Queen Creek, AZ President May 2005Sep 2009 I started TFB Construction as an Arizona based industrial electrical contractor. My company performed worked in the power, semiconductor, mining, and manufacturing sectors. As a start-up company I performed in all areas of the business including business development, financial, estimating, planning, and execution. At its peak and in a short time the company's annual revenue reached $6M. My company was unfortunately a casualty of the recession in 2009 and I closed the business in the fall of 2009.
TIC- The Industrial Company Steamboat Springs, CO Project Manager Sep 1989Jun 2005

At TIC I started in the field as a helper and after completing an electrical apprenticeship and working as a journeyman electrician, I rose to the position of Project Manager. My responsibilities varied based on the requirement of the project. At times I was the overall project lead with responsibility for the financial performance of the project as well as all aspects of the execution of the project including civil, structural, piping, mechanical, and electrical. These projects were valued up to $10M. On larger projects up to $300M I was responsible for the electrical and instrumentation scopes of work including oversight of engineering and procurement for EPC jobs.

In 16 years I completed 35 projects with the company. These included the Kennecott Copper Smelter Modernization Project in Magna Utah; the SRP Santan 800 MW Combined Cycle Expansion Project in Gilbert Arizona; Several other power plant projects; and several gold and copper mine projects. Throughout my time I took numerous courses in safety, quality, scheduling, communication, management, and leadership. I obtained electrical journeyman licenses in 6 states and won Project of the Year for the Southwest Region in 2002. 

Project Management Institute-PMI PMP Certification
US Green Building Council LEED AP
Indianapolis, IN Master Electrician
East Chicago, IN Master Electrician
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Previous Companies:

  • MKD Electric Inc
  • Interstates Construction
  • TFB Construction

Previous Job Positions:

  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Regional Manager
  • President
  • Project Manager


  • Project Management Institute-PMI
  • US Green Building Council
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • East Chicago, IN

Level of Education:

  • PMP Certification
  • Master Electrician

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