History of Contract Electric

Contract Electric is a family owned and operated business. Founded in 1959 by Shirley (Sarge) Preston, Contract Electric has been serving the Grand Rapids area and surrounding communities for over 48 years. Sarge's wife, Patricia, became the vice president and business partner at that time, to set up and run the daily operations and office procedures.

In 1978, sons Russ, Greg, Doug, and Bryan joined their dad as electricians, working in all areas of the electrical field and daily operations of the business. Daughter Amy also plays a vital role in the internal operations of the office. Amy is the Office Manager, overseeing the daily operations of the office.

  • Sarge Preston, April 29,2007 Retired from his earthly duties to be with the Lord after a brief battle with Acute Leukemia, He will be missed.
  • Russ Preston, President, oversees daily operations of the company, as well as manages all commercial projects.
  • Greg Preston, Vice President, supervises residential wiring, all condominium projects and purchasing.
  • Doug Preston, Vice President, oversees new home construction, home automation, and residential wiring.
  • Bryan Preston, Vice President, oversees incoming materials, service work, and commercial and residential wiring

Together as a team, with the help of our skilled employees, we strive to give our much appreciated builders and customers the best services available.


      Our Business Goal

      Contract Electric's mission is to promote and maintain a high level of professionalism and teamwork, through training and educating the entire staff. The company strives to be recognized as a leader in the electrical industry by ensuring that the client receives highest quality service and the best products available.

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