Tom Schott, President & CEO

Tom Schott

President & Chief Executive Officer

As president and CEO of Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI), Tom Schott is responsible for driving the strategic direction, growth initiatives and cultivation of culture at one of the largest electrical engineering and construction firms in the U.S. Under his leadership, the company has grown to $2+ billion in revenue and performs work in more locations than at any time in the company's history.

At Cupertino Electric since 1993, Schott previously served as chief operating officer (COO) and ran several divisions, which allowed him to perfect his operational and people management skills. His two decades of commercial experience serving in project management, estimating and operational roles have helped shape the direction of the company. While serving as COO, Schott nearly tripled CEI's revenue between 2010 and 2018, diversified the company's portfolio of work, expanded geographically, and increased service offerings. He was named president and CEO in 2018.

Schott holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Santa Clara University and serves on the board of directors for Sacred Heart Nativity School in San Jose.


Santa Clara University, B.S in Finance

Years of Experience

In the Industry: 30

With CEI: 30

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