2008 Summer Carolinas Electrical Contractors Association Convention & Trade Show
June 19-21, 2008 at the Hilton Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head SC

Thank you to our Sponsors
Simplex Ginnell, Morrow Insurance, Bryant-Durham Electric, Federated Insurance, MET Laboratories, Cooper Industries,
KAD Construction, Williams Overman Pierce LLP, Hayes & Lunsford, National Construction Workforce, Newcomb/IES Electric Greensboro,
Tarheel Electric, Consolidated Electrical Distrubotors, ERICO/CADDY, Gaylor, General Electric C & I, Hinson Electric, Klein Tools, Nixon Power,
Thomas & Betts, Womack Electric Supply

A warm thanks to all who made this CECA Convention a great success!

Enjoy the many great photos from this years event!

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Jerry Tucker of Starr assisted the speaker

Heather Burr was asked to assist in the program

Pola Wilhelm helped out the keynote speaker in the Friday Breakfast

Andy Ebert with Chapman Co., Andrew Belk with E.F. Belk & Son, Scott Robinson of Klein Tools and Richard Jones of Bryant-Durham

Gene Wilhelm and Phil Hargett ready to ride around the golf course

Charlie Kincaid of Wesco and Darin Wilson of Carolina CAT

Steve Brown of Bryant-Durham and Phillip Poston of Womack

Terry Burgess and Mack Russell of Mayer

Mark Dornsife of PowerWorks and John Sanders of Newcomb /IES

Wayne Colter of Colter Electric and Derek Duin of General Electric C&I

Tom Headlee of Watson with Jack Crew of Gexpro

Tom Cramer of Carolina CAT and Bill Cobb of Chapman

Chris Harrison, Andy Posey of Eaton, Don Harrison of Starr Electric and Chris Rand of Eaton

Robert Spizzo with Dan and Kathy Hyatt with Brenda Spizzo. Dan and Kathy are with KAD Construction

Amber Hudson, Keith Brokke and David Latour

Don McNeil of Bryant Durham, Jeff Kessler of CED and David Suggs of Bryant-Durham

Heather and E.G. Burr. Heather is with Met Laboratories

Kenneth and Donna Reid of Howard Brothers

Thanks to SimplexGrinnell for sponsoring the Opening Reception

Darin Wilson and Tom Cramer of Carolina CAT

Roddy Allen going through the buffet line at the opening reception.

Deborah Neill, Don Harrison, Patsy Stephens and Roger “Doodle” Neill

Kristy and Jody Brannock of Southwire with Kurt and Crystal Smith of KMS

Vickie and Michael Kennedy with Ikey and Toni Huffman of Watson Electrical

Tony Randolph, Jack Crew, David Latour and Kenneth Reid. Tony and Jack are with Gexpro, David and Kenneth are with Howard Brothers

Dan Hyatt and Sam Vaughan at the opening reception


Amber Broadaway, Greg Mullis, Carol and Ray Kimball, Ron Hinson and Jeff and Kelly Hinson

Peggy and Bill Powell of Barnes & Powell

Brandy Peters and Darin Cox of Tradesource

Deborah and Doodle Neill

David and Susan Cannon of Ideal Industries

Donna Brown and Jamie Grosso with Dennis and Judy Norris

Dr. Jim Clark, Curtis Kennedy and Robbie Brooks at the opening reception

Heather and Sylvia Via and Kay Colter

John Lombardo and Dave Label of National Construction Workforce

Patti and Bill Craven of Shepherd Electric Supply

Bob and Betsy Pendergraph

Sheri Via, Donnie Belk and Milton Via

Becky Blackmon, Brenda Brokke and Pola Wilhelm

The opening reception was very well attended

David and Susan Cannon with Anne and Jack Crew

Phillip Poston, David Myers and Hoyt Stephens

Kristi and Andy Posey of Eaton Electrical

Tom Welch with GE C&I, Dan Culicerto with EDI, Paul McCracken with GE, Tony Randolph with GEXPRO

Patti and Bill and Shannon Craven on back row. Front row Peggy and Bill Powell and Robert and Betsy Pendergraph

Heather and Sylvia Via with Jim and Pat Pierce and George Lambert

Front Row: Ben Rivers, Paul McCracken, Jack Crew and Jennifer Patterson, Carol Kimball, Jennifer Dewitt, Anne Crew, Buddy Dewitt, Tony and Donna Randolph and Jim Patterson. All with Gexpro and GE Consumer & Industrial

Bill and Patty Craven

Chris Gardner and Kirby Saunders

Sheri Via and Stacey
McKendree

Curt and Crystal Smith, Andrew Belk, Mark Sellers and Mark’s son

Bryan McNeely with Graybar, Larry Beaver with Tarheel and David Latour of Howard Brothers

CECA Summer Convention – Opening Reception

Kristen Adcock and Derek Wilkerson of VFC Lightning Protection

Curtis Kennedy, Robbie and Kim Brooks

Mark Sellers’ (of Mayer Electric Supply) kids enjoying the opening reception. It is nice to see all of the kids at the CECA Convention!