Steve Panagiotakis
Vice President Operations, Sarasota, FL


Steve began his career in 1983 when he attended a 4 year electrical program in Maryland while working as a helper for C&E Electric. After graduating he continued his education by taking 2 years of Business courses part-time. Steve then moved to Sarasota, Florida in 1989 and accepted a position at Aladdin Ward Electric as a journeyman and was promoted to a foreman in 1994.

In 1996 Steve went to Purdue University for project management after which he was promoted to Project Manager where he managed up to $8,000,000.00 in work. During this time Steve managed projects such as Sarabay Club ($5.5M), La BellaSara ($2.3M), Marina Towers ($2.5M).

In 2000 he was promoted to Sr. Project Manager.

In 2004 Steve was promoted to V.P. of Large Construction with IES Commercial.

In 2009 he was promoted to Branch Manager with IES Commercial.

In 2010 Steve accepted an Operations Manager position with Bright Future Electric.


2010 – Present Bright Future Electric
Operations Manager

2009 – 2010 IES Commercial
Branch Manager

2008 – 2009 Aladdin Ward Electric (DBA) IES Commercial
V. P. of Large Construction

2000 – 2008 Aladdin Ward Electric
Sr. Project Manager

1996 – 2000 Aladdin Ward Electric
Project Manager

1994 – 1996 Aladdin Ward Electric

1989 -1994 Aladdin Ward Electric

1983 – 1989 C&E Electric
Helper Promoted to Vice President


4 year Electrical Apprentice program in Maryland

2 years of Business courses, Maryland University

Project Management Course, Purdue University