Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Drew Wheatlake is the Chairman & CEO of Utility Supply & Construction Company. Drew originally joined the company in 1999, and has since held positions as Cell Tower Worker, Journeyman Lineman, General Forman, Superintendent, Director of Personnel, and Vice Chairman. Since 2012, Drew has also overseen Labor Contract Negotiations for The Hydaker-Wheatlake Company with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 876 (MI), Local 17 (MI), Local 1393 (IN), Local 71 (OH), Operating Engineers Local 324 (MI), UA Local 199 Laborers (MI), and UA Local 190 (MI). He is deeply committed to the safety, education, and empowerment of creative employees, ensuring innovative and cost effective solutions, and aims to make a positive impact on the utility industry.
In addition to graduating from American Line Builders Area Joint Training as a Journeyman Lineman, Drew also has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Central Michigan University.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Drew is an avid golfer and hunter. He actively contributes to Utility Supply & Construction Company Board of Directors, American Line Builders (ALB) / National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Board of Directors, and American Line Builders Area Joint Training (ALBAT).