Brain BraatenVice President, General Manager
Brian began his career in the industry 30 years ago as an apprentice electrician for Riviera Electric. He built upon his field experience by transitioning into estimating, operations and branch management. During 2000 – 2013, he was the CEO/President for West Electric Group, West Systems Group and Peak to Creak Electric with offices located in Colorado Springs, Denver and Telluride.
Prior to joining IES, he served as Director of Construction specializing in industrial construction for Northern Electric Inc. His industry involvement includes multiple board positions with ABC and IEC. Brian attended Bismarck Junior College in Bismarck, North Dakota and holds a Journeyman and Masters license for the state of Colorado.