VP of Operations, Contract Operations
Mr. Shaffer began working in the electrical trade for his father’s electrical contracting firm while still in high school. Early in his career, Bob worked for a large electrical contractor in Houston, Texas, where he advanced from apprentice, journeyman to service technician. He moved back to Ohio and became general foreman on a large data center complex that is now known as LexisNexis. Later, Mr. Shaffer became the operations manager of an electrical contracting firm that specialized in large water and wastewater plant projects throughout the eastern United States, where he maintained his Master Electrical license in eight states and numerous municipalities.
Mr. Shaffer joined Chapel Electric in 1999, where he became vice president of contract operations. In this role, he oversees the project management staff along with the CAD coordination team and acts as project executive on most major contract projects. In addition, Mr. Shaffer serves as project manager on specific projects within the organization. His project highlights include the Schuster Performing Arts Center; Community Tissue Services Phase 1; Hollywood Gaming @ Dayton Raceway; The Jewish Hospital North Tower, Miami Valley North Hospital and Greene County Career Center.
Bob also currently serves on the LMCC board; has been past chairman of the NECA/IBEW Joint Safety Committee and is an active member and past chairman of the Federated Electrical Contractor’s Purchasing Group.