Dusty Brown - Owner, Service Manager, and Senior Project Manager
Dusty brings over 35 years of electrical construction experience to Electrical Associates. Dusty attended ABC apprenticeship training and is a licensed Master Electrician. Dusty started his career in the residential market and moved into supervision and estimating in that market. Dusty then moved into the commercial and industrial wiring field and did numerous projects before starting a Service Department and managed it for fifteen years. In 2007, Dusty decided to make Electrical Associates his full-time endeavor.
Dusty is an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shawnee, Knights of Columbus, Board of Directors for Associated Builders and Contractors, KCBS BBQ society, and actively donates time to local charities.
Doug Reaser - Owner, Senior Estimator, and Project Manager
Doug’s roles here at Electrical Associates include estimating, sales and contract negotiations. Doug brings with him over 25 years’ experience in the electrical industry. He has held the positions of apprentice, master electrician, Nicet certified, senior estimator, project manager and owner. Doug specializes in the design/build approach to electrical work. Doug is an active member in Foundry Christian Church in Lenexa, KS. Doug and his wife Peggy have 3 grown children.
Pat Shelley - Vice President Finance
Pat is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Missouri and Kansas. He has been involved in electrical construction in Kansas City for over 40 years. He was President and part owner of a large electric contractor in Lenexa. Pat has been the primary electrical design professional on numerous design/build electrical projects including, office, retail, churches, industrial and recreational facilities. His design and construction projects include:
Lees Summit Subaru, Cornerstone Church, Millennium Business Center, Cretex Manufacturing and Community America Ballpark (home of the T-Bones).
Pat was the yr. 2000 president of Associated Builders and Contractors, Heart of America Chapter and has been involved in many community service projects – most recently with the City Union Mission and Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Mark Zahner – Senior Project Manager
Mark’s role here is one of project manager, mentor and estimator. Mark is a master electrician with extensive knowledge of the National Electric Code and local rules and regulations concerning electrical work. Mark has worked in the field as an electrician, service technician and senior superintendent. Mark and his wife, Karen have 2 grown children. They all live in the metro area.
Chris Cassity – Service Manager
Chris has been in the electrical trade since 1985. Chris has a background that includes but not limited to industrial and commercial electrical. His focus is special project and service. He is familiar with Generators, UPS systems, power quality, manufacturing and data centers. Chris estimates and manages construction and service work. His ability to identified customer needs and adjust to customer priority’s makes him ideal for the service industry.
Mike McDaniel – Safety & Training
Mike brings 38 years of electrical construction and service experience to our group. He entered a four year electrical apprenticeship right out of high school, graduated from that program and has been in the electrical trade ever since. He has worked on everything from residential remodels to multi-million dollar industrial facilities. Mike has two children and three grandchildren.
Ryan Myers - Project Manager
Ryan started in the electrical trade early in his youth assisting his father with his electrical business back in the 80’s. Since then he has worked his way up through many different positions in the electrical trade from apprentice, foreman, senior estimator, project manager. He has an extensive background in budgeting, designing and managing design/build projects up $8MM. His experience is very diverse from tenant finishes to multi-phased full scale hospital renovations. Industrial control systems is another one of his specialties. Ryan holds master licenses in 5 different states and served as an ABC craft instructor in the past. He lives in Lee’s Summit with his wife and two daughters.