Meet the Team | U.S. Electrical Staffing
Meet the wonderful team of U.S. Electrical Staffing! Read our stories and get to know us.
Ed Matheny – President
Ed is currently the President of U.S. Electrical Solutions, the parent company for U.S. Electrical Sales and U.S. Electrical Staffing. He has over 25 years of experience in the Electrical and Mechanical Industries, working at multiple companies including SD Myers, ABB, GE, Magnetech and Alstom. As a result, he is skilled in Sales, Sales Management, Operations Management, Recruitment and Executive level Management. Ed holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Malone College in Business Management. He has a great deal of global experience in the Electrical and Mechanical Industries, having lead new business startups, growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and all aspects of operational leadership and development.
Bernie DeWees – CEO
Bernie has over 30 years of business experience in various industries. He was the President and Founder of 3-D Service prior to joining Magnetech. Prior in his career, Bernie also served as a Vice President of Operations at ABB. He is a volunteer and instructor for Junior Achievement and Member of United Way Tocqueville Society. He is also a member of the Business Education Advisory Council and Business Partner with Kent State Business College. Bernie completed the Executive Business Management Program at the Duke Fuqua School of Business and the Management Certificate Program at the ABB Management School in Brussels, Belgium. Bernie has also been a member of VISTAGE since 2002.
Maureen Oyler – Managing Partner |Recruiting Specialist
A senior level recruiter that is skilled in working closely with management to establish a recruiting plan customized to their needs. Maureen is also skilled in sourcing, recruiting and interviewing qualified candidates for positions within a wide variety of companies. As the current Staffing and Recruiting Specialist at U.S. Electrical Staffing, Maureen has also provided contract recruitment for several Fortune 500 Companies.
Gordon Mayer – Controller
Gordon is a Controller with over 20 years of experience. After graduating from Youngstown State University with an AAS in Computer Technology, he returned to school at Mount Union College where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration. Gordon is a devoted fan of The Ohio State University football and basketball teams. Currently, he is the Controller for multiple companies including U.S. Electrical Solutions, U.S. Electrical Sales, U.S. Electrical Staffing, BDeWees Consulting, and COSO Media.
With over 12 years of experience in Web Development and over 9 years of experience with Information Technology and Information Systems. Matt is the current president of COSO Media specializing in web development, SEO/ SEM, social media marketing, and print marketing. In addition to work. Matt graduated from Kent State University in 2009 with a BBA in Management and Computer Information Systems and has since flourished in career endeavors.
Rachael is a hardworking and dedicated professional who enjoys any challenge, and is always aspiring to learn. She excels at all levels of Customer Service, Time Management, Teamwork, Strategic Planning, and Training. She graduated from The University of Akron with a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership. In her spare time, she is a volunteer Coach for the Special Olympics where she helps inspire athletes to reach their fullest potential.