Ken Petro

Vice President, General Manager


Suffolk, VA
(757) 424-5164

Ken began his electrical career as a Nuclear Qualified Electrician’s Mate in the US Navy and has been in the electrical industry for more than 20 years. He joined ARC Electric/IES Commercial in January 2001 as an Estimator. At IES, he has held positions including Senior Estimator, Director of Preconstruction Services, East to his current position of General Manager for IES offices in Suffolk and Richmond, Virginia.


Prior to joining IES, Ken entered the commercial electrical industry in 1995 as an Electrical Helper with Trademark Electric and through the years he advanced through apprenticeship to become a Journeyman Electrician, then an Electrical Foreman into Estimating and Project Management. Ken currently holds a Masters License in the states of Virginia and West Virginia.


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