With a 75-year track record, Pike Corporation is a leading provider of turnkey infrastructure solutions for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies. On the electric side, Pike specializes in the engineering, construction, maintenance and upgrade of transmission, distribution and substation infrastructure. Our expertise ranges from traditional and renewable grid assets and storage, to longer-range smart city planning and implementation. Pike is also a leader in emergency storm restoration. Pike provides similar turnkey engineering and construction solutions for telecommunications clients, supporting the full range of wireline and wireless infrastructure projects, as well as for gas utility clients.
Pike works with hundreds of utility clients across the country and is continuously expanding its offerings to supply them with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower, and equipment they need to perform any job. As our society’s demands on infrastructure increase and technology options diversify, Pike has the experience and resources to take on any challenge.
Contact us no matter how big or small your infrastructure initiative may be, as we have the right-sized offering for you.
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Eric has been Chairman and CEO of Pike since 2002. In his role, Eric has guided the company through 20 years of significant growth. He developed an acquisition strategy that led to seven strategic acquisitions between 2003 and 2012. This broadened the Company’s services to include engineering and gas distribution services, and expanded Pike’s operating footprint nationally.
Eric started his Pike career in 1990 as an A Class Lineman, managing an overhead distribution crew. He moved into contract management in 1992, and became a Region Vice President a year later. In this role, Eric managed the company’s Central Region ($100M+ in annual revenue), until he assumed the role of President in 1998. In addition, Eric led the successful Initial Public Offering of PIKE on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005, followed by the privatization of the company in 2014.
Eric has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Emory University.
As COO of Pike Corporation, James oversees the business activities of all Pike subsidiaries.
Prior to joining Pike, James was the Chair of Moore & Van Allen’s Securities & Capital Markets and Corporate Governance practices, where he worked with Pike as its outside legal counsel and strategic advisor for more than fifteen years.
James has a BS from Clemson University and a JD from Duke University.