Meet Our Valuable Team Members

Todd M. Brinkman
Todd M. BrinkmanPresident
Todd joined B&B Electric in 1977 as an apprentice electrician and then an estimator/project manager in 1982. He became our President in 1992 the hard way – he earned it. Under Todd’s leadership B&B Electric has grown to be one of the largest and most reputable contractors in the Midwest.
Steve Trutter
Steve TrutterVice President, RCDD
Steve has been part of the B&B Electric team since 1978 as our Estimator/Project Manager. He specializes in Tele/Data design and installation. Steve holds a Masters Electrician license and has earned his RCDD (Registered Cabling Distribution Designer), which enables him to design a total Structured Cabling System.
Michael A. Curry
Michael A. CurryVice President, LC
Since 1987, Michael has contributed his expertise in Design-Build, lighting and large project estimating for B&B Electric. Michael is a man of many certifications:
• Lighting Certified by National Council on Qualifications for Lighting Professionals
• Associate Member of IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America)
• Associate Member of IAEA (International Association of Electrical Inspectors)
• Lighting Designer designation by the National Lighting Bureau
Tim Brinkman
Tim BrinkmanEstimator/Project Manager
Another generation of Brinkmans, Tim joined the team in 2004 after earning a BA in Business Administration at Illinois State University and went on to complete the electrical apprenticeship program in May 2009. His skills and expertise launched Tim into the management circle as an Estimator/Project manager. Tim is involved in the electrical and tele/data projects and the financial operations of the business.
Howard Hilby
Howard HilbyField Superintendent
Howard joined B&B Electric in 1982 and oversees all field operations with his vast knowledge of the electrical trade. Howard is one of the reasons we are on the leading edge of technology and innovation in the field – he stays current with all electrical codes as well as new innovations in electrical product technology, which is ever changing.
Seth Garner
Seth GarnerEstimator/Project Manager
Seth joined the B&B Electric team in 1994 as an apprentice electrician. Seth has served as a general foreman on several healthcare projects including fiber optics, communication cabling, and high voltage wiring. He has now joined the management team as an estimator and project manager.
Seth is both Panduit and Commscope certified and also serves as an apprenticeship instructor for IBEW Local 193.
John Kovolan, CSPSafety Director
With safety a mission-critical component, John is dedicated to providing risk management and safety and health consultation to all our field employees. He is a Board Certified Safety Professional and a credentialed instructor for the Construction Safety Council of Illinois. Not that he has a lot of spare time, but in it, he is an authorized Outreach Instructor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. We are proud that John is an active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and the National Electrical Contractors Association as well.