Tag Archives: Mark Phillips







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Local 573 members deliver bikes to Children Services in time for holidays


This time of year in the midst of frantic holiday shopping and attending Christmas get-togethers with friends and family, we sometimes forget to think about those with a much different perspective of the holidays. Not the union electricians at IBEW Local 573 in Warren. They spent the month of December purchasing and assembling bicycles to […]

Electrician voted best career in the building trades


It is no secret that careers in the building trades are hot. Locally, IBEW Local 64 and IBEW Local 573 need electricians to complete local residential and commercial projects. With “good earning potential and excellent job growth prospects,” a career as an electrician has been ranked the top career choice in the skilled trades for […]

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IBEW Local 573 Pays Tribute to 2nd Year Apprentice, Adam Connelly


Adam Connelly, second year apprentice at IBEW Local 573 in Warren, passed away on Friday, November 4, following a car accident. “He was an all-around great guy,” said Mark Phillips, President and Organizer for IBEW Local 573, “a hard worker and great human being.” Connelly, 21, of Girard, had been working toward a career as […]

Faces of the Trade: Todd Ambrose, Local 573 business manager


There’s a “new” face at the IBEW Local 573 union hall in Champion. On Friday, July 8, Todd Ambrose was sworn in as the new business manager/financial secretary for a three-year term. At the top of his priority list: building on the “brotherhood” aspect of the organization. “I want to put the time and effort […]

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Electricians deliver gifts to Potential Development School for Autism


Development Director Crissi Jenkins said the NECA-IBEW Electricians gift card donation will make the holidays brighter for families-in-need who have children at Potential Development School for Students with Autism. A group of representatives from IBEW Local 64, IBEW Local 573 and Mahoning Valley NECA toured the Elementary/Middle School and presented $1,000 in grocery and gas […]

History of safety and compliance paves way for strong year by electricians


(Portions of the following first appeared in the Business Journal Growth Report 2021) NECA-IBEW Electricians, an association of IBEW union locals in Youngstown and Warren and signatory electrical contractors in the Mahoning Valley, leveraged their workplace safety track record to ride a strong year despite the obvious hurdles put up by the pandemic. “We adapted […]