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Cupertino Electric names John Sales VP of Operations in San Jose and Jeremy Camper Division Manager in Southern California

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Cupertino Electric names John Sales VP of Operations in San Jose and Jeremy Camper Division Manager in Southern California

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) today announced the promotion of John Sales to Vice President of Operations in San Jose, Calif. and Jeremy Camper to Southern California Division Manager in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. The two newly-created roles held by Sales and Camper will allow the company to better serve new and existing customers across North America with dedicated operational resources.

"As we continue to identify and act upon new market opportunities and deliver more large-scale projects in a shorter period of time, these operationally-focused roles will further enable us to remain nimble and responsive to deliver great solutions and service," said Tom Schott, Chief Operating Officer for CEI. "With a history of successful people and project management at CEI, John and Jeremy are able to identify and act upon the right strategies to meet a diverse set of customer needs. Their promotions underscore our commitment to smart growth across new geographic areas and market segments."

About VP of Operations John Sales

John Sales began his career as an electrician with Cupertino Electric more than 27 years ago and became one of the company's most successful project executives, generating more than $300 million in revenue for CEI. Most recently, Sales served as vice president of project management where he performed budget forecasts, oversaw sales and project management, and tracked the status of CEI's electrical projects. Sales' early career included estimating and project management roles that broadened his knowledge of power distribution, office research and development, biotech, high-tech and data center projects.

About Southern California Division Manager Jeremy Camper

In 2007, Jeremy Camper opened CEI's Southern California office in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. to focus on entertainment, commercial and healthcare projects. Under Camper's leadership, CEI recently completed the future LEED® Certified, "Gold Medal Building of America"-awarded Santa Monica Place retail project in Santa Monica. Prior to becoming Division Manager, Camper served as Group Executive of CEI's Southern California division where he oversaw projects, developed strategic customer relationships and solidified the company's presence in the Los Angeles area. He holds a bachelor's degree in Construction Management from California State University at Chico.

About Cupertino Electric, Inc.

Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is a nationally-recognized engineering and construction company headquartered in San Jose, Calif. With more than 55 years of open and honest dealings with customers, vendors, contractors and employees, CEI specializes in technically complex, mission-critical, schedule-challenged, private, commercial and public works projects. CEI's Energy Alternatives Division analyzes, engineers, procures, finances, constructs, maintains and operates solar and alternative energy solutions.

Press Contact:

Autumn Casadonte

(408) 808‐8034

autumn_casadonte@cei.com