Long Electric President Greg Long will present on the topic of change orders, along with Rhumbix CEO Drew DeWalt at NECA National Convention in Philadelphia. To learn more about the course please visit the convention website.
The purpose of the course is to provide information regarding the state of the industry and recent legislation passed regarding the topic of change orders. Additionally, the course will provide financial benchmarking resources to attendees, best practice recommendations and introduce a digitized solution to time and materials tracking to improve the efficiency of the approval process and ultimately payment timelines.
Change Orders Made Simple
Greg Long, President | Long Electric Co.
Greg was introduced to the Electrical Construction industry by his father Norman who worked in the industry as an electrician and Foreman for 42 years. Greg started in the electrical industry in 1979 and completed the IBEW apprenticeship in 1984. In 1990, Greg opened Long Electric Company. Greg has seen the company grow from a small public works based electrical contractor to one of the premier electrical contractors in the North Bay. Greg has extensive experience overseeing electrical construction projects in all market segments and sizes, following both the pre-engineered method as well as design-build project delivery. As company President, Greg’s involvement for the projects come from the senior level, where he can offer insight to specific project challenges. Prior to becoming a contractor, Greg gained years of valuable experience in the electrical trade as an IBEW 180 Electrical Apprentice, Journeyman and Foreman. Greg is not only dedicated to the improvement of Long Electric Company but also invests a great deal of effort into bettering the electrical industry as a whole.
Greg’s industry affiliations:
Current Chairman of Solano-Napa Electrical Contractors Trust (ECT); Currently serves on the Board of Directors as Vice President and Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) – Northern California Chapter; Current Chairman of ELECTRI International.
Drew DeWalt, COO | Rhumbix
Drew’s family has a rich military background. His father and older brother both served in the Air Force and Drew knew that he, too, wanted to serve his country. While an undergrad at Notre Dame, Drew enrolled in ROTC and upon graduation was commissioned into the Navy as a Nuclear Submarine Officer. He spent over 6 years with the Navy, stationed primarily in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and deployed to locations across Southeast Asia. After his service was complete, Drew enrolled in Stanford’s Graduate School of Business to pursue a joint MBA/MPP degree program with a focus on energy systems and infrastructure. He interned at a few different energy companies while in school, and shortly after graduating started the renewable energy company, Valhalla Energia, in Chile with two classmates.