Our Team

Mike Birkel
President

For over 35 years Mike Birkel has been an innovator in the electrical contracting industry. As early as the 1980’s, Mike recognized the need for Birkel Electric to embrace the use of technology to better serve his customers.

Adam Muise
Vice President of Operations

After serving in the the US Army, Adam Muise followed a new passion to and joined the electrical industry as a commercial electrician in 1996.

Jeremy Kunde
Project Manager

Jeremy found his passion for the electrical trade at a young age as an RC car racer. After searching for a path that would mirror that passion, he found the Electrical Mechanics program at Vatterott College and was instantly hooked.

Ryan Gaston
Project Manager

Ryan began his career as an electrician in 2001. After graduating through the IEC Electrical Training program in 2005, he worked for several independent electrical contractors, earning repeated recognition as a dependable and competent professional.

Chris Eise
Project Manager

Chris joined the electrical field after completing his electrical training with Ranken Technical College in 2009. Noting his older brother’s success as a Birkel Electric team member, Chris accepted a position with the company in 2011.

Leigha Gaston
Marketing & Strategic Partnerships

Leigha joins the Birkel Electric team bringing 14 years of business and brand development, professional recruitment and marketing experience.

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