Who We Are

American Line Builders proudly serves the outside electrical construction industry in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. American Line Builders provides its members with an effective agency through which to express their collective voice on issues affecting the outside electrical construction industry.

Today, the Chapter represents qualified, reliable, and experienced outside electrical contractors within our region. The Chapter serves members through…

  • Labor Relations
  • Educational Services
  • Leadership Training
  • Safety Training
  • Government Affairs
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Convention/Electrical Industry Exposition
  • Technical Services
  • Industry Expertise

American Line Builders is one of 118 associated chapters with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and 1 of 7 chapters focused specifically on the outside electrical construction portion of the industry. NECA is the voice of the $171 billion industry responsible for bringing electrical power, lighting, and communications to buildings and communities across the United States. For more information on NECA specifically please visit www.necanet.org

Kevin Moran, MBA

Kevin is the current Executive Director for the Chapter. He has been with American Line Builders since May 2012 and previously served on staff with NECA as a Staff Associate. Originally from Annapolis, MD, Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications/Public Relations from Radford University. He then went on to earn a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dayton. Kevin brings his extensive knowledge of the industry and years of experience in labor relations to members of the chapter.

Melanie Meyer

Melanie joined the Chapter as the Assistant Director in December 2021. She brings with her a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Kentucky University and experience working in two other industry associations. Membership relations and engagement will be her primarily focus as well as labor relations and marketing. She is happy to be a part of the American Line Builders Team and looks forward to meeting and serving the members.



Board of Directors
Chapter Officers


Ike Poe
New River Electrical Corporation
6005 Westerville, Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081


Paul Randby
MJ Electric
P.O. Box 686,
Iron Mountain, MI 49801


Scott Lamont
Harlan Electric Co.
264 South River Rd. Ste 418
Bedford, NH 03110


Mathew Turk
18202 W. Union Rd.
Union, IL 60180

Board Members

Drew Wheatlake

The Hydaker-Wheatlake Company
420 Roth St. Suite B
Reed City, MI 49677

Troy Kent

Kent Power
7800 Childsdale Ave NE.
Rockford, MI 49341


Anthony Rau

Rauhorn Electric
14140 33 Mile Road
Bruce TWP, MI 48065