San Jose, CA (March 22, 2021) – Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contracting company, is pleased to announce Hank Brasch as its new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Executive Committee member. Hank brings over two decades of construction industry experience focused on creating long-term strategic plans, managing risk, and building diverse teams.
As CAO, Hank will oversee several departments, including Enterprise Risk Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Security. He will also provide legal oversight of contracts, licensing, ethics and compliance, and corporate governance.
“Hank brings a unique skill set as both a lawyer and a leader committed to the people side of the business. Hank is well-regarded in the industry for being fair and practical because he truly understands risk and sees the big picture, so we are thrilled he chose to join our team at Rosendin,” said Mike Greenawalt, CEO. “I am also impressed by Hank’s passion and experience developing and implementing company-wide strategies designed to continuously improve the employee experience, as it aligns with Rosendin’s core value around building people. The entire Executive team is excited to hear his ideas to develop our teams further.”
Hank reports directly to Rosendin’s CEO, Mike Greenawalt, and joins Rosendin’s Executive Committee in their development of strategies for company priorities, including developing, implementing, and driving the company’s long-range planning. The executive committee will also expand to seven members, with the addition of Lorne Rundquist, Rosendin’s long-standing Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
“I have been following Rosendin for many years and have always been impressed by their long-term view of business that is guided by strong ethics and a commitment to their talented staff,” said Hank Brasch, Rosendin CAO. “The last year has been especially noteworthy as Rosendin encouraged its teams to use innovative tools and practical solutions to protect all workers and keep projects moving forward during very challenging times. I am excited to contribute to Rosendin’s continued success and growth.”
Before joining Rosendin, Hank was Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Webcor Builders, where he held numerous responsibilities, including leading the corporate legal, insurance & risk management group, taking a hands-on approach to conflict resolution, and creating and implementing an ethics and compliance program. Hank also served as Counsel at Bechtel Corporation and was an associate in the construction practice group at Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP.
He is a member of the California Bar and the American Bar Association. In 2017 Hank was selected as Corporate Counsel of the Year by the San Francisco Business Times. He also gives back to the community, volunteering with the Stephen and Nancy Grand Family House and Back on My Feet nonprofits.
As the largest employee-owned electrical contractor in the United States, Rosendin’s services include design-build engineering, BIM services, special systems, and renewable energy. They work closely with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) to offer productive career paths for industry professionals across all skill levels, including opportunities for those who are new to the craft.