Ted began his career in the electrical contracting industry at an early age with Baker Electric, working as a material handler, warehouseman and residential wireman, followed by a stint with an electrical distribution company. After earning his bachelor degree at the University of San Diego, Ted entered the general contracting industry working in project management, gaining valuable industry exposure and knowledge prior to rejoining Baker Electric.
As President, Ted, in conjunction with his executive team, oversees all financial, sales, estimating and operational activities of the company, as well as defining and implementing the company’s strategic plans for Baker’s Construction, Technology Services, Residential and Solar divisions. Ted is actively involved in ensuring that Baker Electric delivers seamless, comprehensive services to clients, including preconstruction, engineering and project management services, and is dedicated to maintaining a stringent safety environment on each and every project.
Serving on the Board of Directors, Ted continues Baker Electric’s fifty-year membership history with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), focusing on improving the electrical industry through advocacy, education, research and standards development. He is also active with the Association of General Contractors (AGC), American Subcontractor’s Association (ASA), and supports Baker Electric’s affiliation with the Professional Association of Specialty Contractors (PASC). In addition, Ted has continued his commitment to education by successfully completing industry specific programs such as NECA Advanced Estimating, NECA Project Management, NECA Construction Financial Management and NECA Principals of Design Build Construction.
Ted’s focus is now squarely on contributing to conservation and renewable energy efforts, all while continuing to carry on Baker Electric’s tradition of providing a proactive, collaborative approach to delivering technical, cost-effective and schedule-driven solutions that are unparalleled in fulfilling customer needs.