How To Do More With Less

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Trade Show Education: Leadership

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Apprentice Day, Convention Education, Exhibitor, NECA Convention and Trade Show (Full Meeting), Press Registration, Speaker Registration, Trade Show Only, Weekend Package


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During this session you will unlock the potential of effective leadership, designed to provide strategic insights to maximize productivity within resource constraints, overcome scheduling obstacles and navigate complex contract negotiations. Explore proven methodologies shared by an expert panel that enable contractors to optimize project outcomes, enhance profitability and mitigate risks within the fiercely competitive landscape of electrical construction.


  • Dorin Nicorici Headshot

    Dorin Nicorici

    Dynalectric Oregon

    As president and CEO of Dynalectric Oregon and Arizona, Dorin Nicorici is continually looking for ways to improve the construction process. He is the driving force behind the company’s mission of providing unprecedented value by creating a culture that encourages employee innovation, research into emerging technologies, and efficient execution of construction pre-manufacturing and installation. Under Dorin’s direction, the use of these leading-edge technologies and construction practices has helped Dynalectric rise to become one of the top electrical contractors in the Pacific Northwest and Arizona.

  • Eric Spaeth Headshot

    Eric Spaeth

    The Brandt Companies

    Eric Spaeth is the Director of Preconstruction for The Brandt Companies in North Texas. Eric has been at Brandt for 15 years, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from TCU, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas. He has worked on projects in the fields of healthcare, commercial office, industrial, data center, and higher education. He currently is a member of the NECA Innovation and Strategy Task Force.

  • Phil Matthews Headshot

    Phil Matthews

    O'Connell Electric

     Phil has more than 22 years of experience in the electrical industry and completed five years of apprenticeship training through IBEW Local 86. Before Phil joined the electrical trades, he served for several years in the United States Navy.

    Phil gained extensive experience performing electrical work in the natural gas industry working as a General Foreman before becoming a lead Project Manager for many of the company’s gas industry projects. Phil also has extensive experience in bridge and movable structure design build projects with a focus on control work.

    Phil is a graduate of the NECA Innovation Institute, a one-year professional training program designed for executive-level thinking and leadership. In 2023, Phil was promoted to Director of Construction Services at O’Connell Electric, where he leads development and execution for the department’s long-term strategy to continue enhancing O’Connell Electric’s design and fabrication services. Phil has always embraced innovation to improve project safety, efficiency, and quality, and was one of the first at O’Connell Electric to execute offsite prefabrication.

  • Todd Grossweiler Headshot

    Todd Grossweiler


    Todd Grossweiler has been with the Allison-Smith Company for the past 22 years where he is currently an Executive Vice President. Todd graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology where he received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree prior to beginning his career with the Allison-Smith Company. He continues to seek out ways to innovate through processes, technology, and people. Maintaining good relationships with both his internal team and external customers is the foundation for his success. Todd believes that if you surround yourself with good people, then good things will happen.