Tag Archives: University Electric







Brogan Kenneally works at an Ohio Turnpike site.

National Guard-to-electrician easy transition for second-year Local 573 apprentice


For Brogan Kenneally, making the switch from military life to full-time electrician has been smooth. The fourth-year apprentice served with the Ohio National Guard for six years, which coincided with his apprenticeship. Kenneally is currently working at University Electric in Youngstown. Easy balancing act “IBEW Local 573 was able to help me balance military obligations […]

Ahren Peplow stands with his work.

Electrical career a tradition, calling for Local 64 member


It was while he was enrolled at Youngstown State University that Ahren Peplow realized college wasn’t for him. “I bounced between nursing, education and criminal justice majors,” he said. “I couldn’t find anything I truly enjoyed. Then I remembered I took a residential wiring class in high school that I loved,” Peplow recalled. He got […]

Members of Local 64 stand together at an event.

Autism warrior supported by IBEW brotherhood


Warriors come in all sizes … and ages. For the Lucas family of Canfield, they range from 9-year-old Austin to the IBEW Local 64 union brothers of father Kenny, a journeyman wireman with Girard electrical contractor CR Electric. Austin was diagnosed with autism when he was in kindergarten. “We want each of our members to […]

Satterllee and Lemley

IBEW Local 64 honors apprentices at annual picnic


The annual YJATC Apprentice Picnic was held in June at the Youngstown Shrine Club in North Lima. The picnic is held to celebrate the end to a successful year of instruction as well as to honor the apprentices completing the program and moving on in their careers. Food and refreshments were provided by Local 64 […]

Jim Beil Leaves Lasting Legacy


Husband. Father. Friend. Volunteer. Business Owner. Electrician. These are just some titles C. James Beil went by. On January 8, 2020, C. James Beil, 85, peacefully passed away, but his legacy lives on through his family. Jim was the owner of University Electric, past governor and president of the Penn Ohio chapter of National Electrician […]

University Electric lights up Cafaro Family Field


NECA-IBEW Electricians member contractors know that by doing a job right the first time, they can create a trusting relationship with their customer. With a focus on cost-effectiveness, the latest training and safety, contractors like University Electric are able to demonstrate their experience with hopes of working together on future projects. “Over the past 33 […]