Meet the Olympic Electric Team
Chuck Burkhardt, President
Chuck provides leadership for the team. He is a graduate in Business Administration from Washington State University with an additional 35 years of management and purchasing experience. He uses his extensive experience in the electrical industry to make sure that your project meets material budgets and schedule goals.
Bill Burkhardt, Retired President
Bill brings 33 years experience in estimating, project management, and administration to the 7 Cedars Casino Hotel Expansion. He understands the challenges in this type of construction. Throughout his career, Bill worked on many projects, including casinos, retail stores, roadway lighting, and traffic signals.
Mike Rutten, Project Manager / Lead Estimator
Mike is responsible for the overall project management of your Project. He has 16 years in estimating and project management. He is a licensed administrator in the State of Washington. His communication skills will allow him to effectively manage your project so your goals are met.
Christy Brown, Safety Manager
Christy will develop an Accident Prevention Plan and Site Specific Safety Plan. She facilitates an open environment with your company to ensure compliance with your policies. She can assist with submittals and record keeping. She is a graduate of Willamette University and has 16 years experience in project management.
Edward Cooper, Electrical
During the pre-construction phase Edward advises on constructability and scheduling. During construction, he is responsible for daily site activities, safety, and project scheduling. He has 23 years of experience in the electrical industry. He takes a pro-active approach to field issues.
Maureen Morgison, Payroll / Contract Administrator
Maureen brings 25 years of experience to Olympic Electric’s accounting department. Her excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is an asset to any project. She can quickly familiarize herself with your billing procedures.
Walt Hafer, Estimator
Walt works closely with Mike and the architect during the pre-construction phase to develop a realistic budget. He is a USCG Veteran and a graduate of Peninsula College. He has over 35 years of construction experience specializing in fire alarm, security, and nurse calls.
Ryan Johnson, Electrical
Ryan brings 25 years of electrical experience to the team. He has earned the respect of his peers through his can do attitude and his ability to manage large and small projects.