LEADERSHIP

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Barrett Foster
CEO

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Seth Robinson
President and Founder

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Chris Washington
Vice President

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Renee Randolph
Director of Human Resources

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Karl Keip
Director of IT

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Brian Ward
Director, Design Services

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Luis Montiel
Controller

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Brandon Bland
Austin Branch Manager

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Will Bernhard
Austin Field Operations Manager

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Jason Leisey
Temple Branch Manager

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Erik Hyde
Fort Worth Branch Manager

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Collin Green
Dallas East Branch Manager

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Chad Cowart
Dallas Branch Manager

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Jackey Anthony
Dallas Branch Manager

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Bruce Saul
San Antonio Branch Manager

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Herb Proctor
San Antonio Field Operations Manager

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Cliff Jordan
Head of Estimating

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Barrett Foster

Barrett is the CEO of In Charge and responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business. Barrett is also the founder of 340 Partners, a private investment firm that formed to make long-term investments in established, profitable businesses. Prior to founding 340, Barrett worked as a consultant for CAST Management Consulting. At CAST, Barrett specialized in strategy and operations working on board level engagements for companies in the banking and insurance industries. Barrett holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Pomona College. Barrett and his wife Courtney recently moved from Courtney’s hometown of Chicago to Austin. They enjoy spending time outdoors and visiting family and friends in Chicago and Colorado, where Barrett is originally from.

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Seth Robinson

Seth is the President and Founder of In Charge Electric and a Partner at 340 Partners. He is responsible for business development, branch expansion, company operations and strategy. Seth began his electrical career as an Apprentice working for a medium sized, family owned electrical construction business which was subsequently acquired by a publically traded company. He has experience in all aspects of electrical construction including: service technician, field electrician, field-supervisor, estimator, and branch manager. Seth left the public company in 2007 to start his own electrical construction firm. In less than 7 years he grew In Charge from 3 employees in Austin to one of Texas’s leading electrical contractors with 5 locations. In 2015, Seth aligned with 340 Partners to help In Charge continue its growth. Seth holds a Master Electrician License in the state of Texas. He enjoys spending time with his family, wife Taryn, and three children, Grant, Dylan, and Luke.

Chris

Chris Washington

Chris is a Vice President at In Charge Electric and is responsible for the product line management, sales, and delivery of high and low voltage electrical options, lighting, and smart home technologies. Prior to joining In Charge, Chris spent 13 years at National Instruments, a global company headquartered in Austin, TX that provides computer-based measurement and industrial automation tools for scientists and engineers. During that time he worked in a variety of roles including: applications engineering, sales and account management, product management, marketing, and business management. Chris has a degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and enjoys spending time with his family, wife Amy, and two children, Colton and Aly Jo.

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Brandon Bland

Brandon is the Vice President of Estimating at In Charge Electric.  He is responsible for the management and delivery for all new production and custom home bidding for all branches.  Brandon graduated from Sam Houston State University, and started his electrical career with a medium sized electrical construction business in Austin.  After two years with the company he was promoted to Head Estimator.  Brandon joined In Charge Electric as one of the first three employees when In Charge Electric was founded in 2007.  He held the role of Austin Branch Manager before being promoted to Vice President of Estimating.  Brandon is married to his wife Kim and has two daughters Brynn and Bree.  He enjoys playing golf and watching his daughters sporting events.

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Yvonne Cantu

Yvonne is the Controller for In Charge Electric.  As Controller, she is responsible for overseeing all company accounting and finance practices.  She has over 15 years of progressive experience preparing and reviewing financial statements, developing and maintaining internal controls to safeguard financial assets, supervision of all accounts receivable and accounts payable, budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis, and implementing process improvements.

Prior to joining In Charge, Yvonne worked for several Fortune 500 companies in various positions of increasing responsibility.  Most recently, Yvonne served as a Regional Assistant Controller for Meritage Homes responsible for the Austin and San Antonio Divisions in Central Texas. 

Yvonne graduated from Saint Edward’s University with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance and Economics.  She has also earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word. 

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Renee Randolph

As Director of Human Resources, Renee is responsible for all aspects of the human resource function. She has over 15 years’ HR experience, primarily focusing on benefit negotiation and administration, manager advising, employee relations, performance management, recruiting, training, workplace investigations, payroll, and serving as a subject matter expert in employment law. She holds an MBA with HR concentration and a BS in Management/Human Resources from Park University, Austin campus. In addition, she has earned her Sr. Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM Sr. Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications and is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society in Business, Mu Chi Chapter. Renee also serves on the Board of Directors for a non-profit organization and as an occasional adjunct professor at her alma mater, teaching HR and business courses. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching Forensic Files, and spending time with her husband, Eric, and three adult children - Keegan, Kiersta, and Loren.

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Erik Hyde

Erik is the Fort Worth Branch Manager for In Charge Electric and is responsible for the day to day operations. Erik began his electrical career for a small electrical company working on high scale custom homes. After 6 months, he made his way to a larger company, and within 4 months was running his own crew. By 23 years of age, Erik had become Training Crew Supervisor, was a licensed and registered security tech, Lutron certified, held a Journeyman’s license and became an area supervisor. Erik then became the Custom Crew supervisor, overseeing a wide variety of homes. In 2009, Erik started with In Charge Electric as a service technician. Within 2 years Erik was promoted to Dallas Field Operations Manager. In October of 2015, Erik was again promoted and opened In Charge’s second DFW location in Fort Worth as the Branch Manager. Erik enjoys giving back to his community by volunteering his time coaching a wide range of youth sports. Spending time with family is also very important. His wife Kadena, daughter Aaron and son Damion are Erik’s driving force.

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 Jason Leisey

Jason is the Temple Branch Manager for In Charge Electric and is responsible for the daily operations of the Temple shop. Jason started his electrical career as a electrical apprentice in 1997 in a family owned construction business in Austin,TX. In that time, Jason learned all aspects of the electrical business as a Crew Leader, Service Tech, and Supervisor. In November 2012, Jason joined In Charge Electric as a Supervisor and in a short time he was promoted to Temple Branch Manager. Jason enjoys spending time with his family, wife Heather, and two children Danielle and Gabby.

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Mark Henderson 

Mark is the San Marcos Branch Manager for In Charge Electric. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the branch. Mark began his construction career in the late 1980's as a laborer and worked his way up to supervisor positions for general contractors. While working in the trades, he found a love for electrical and switched gears in the 1990's to full time electrical work. Starting anew, he worked his way up to lead and then management positions. Over the last 20 years, Mark has gained experience in multiple fields of electrical construction including residential, commercial and light industrial. Mark holds a Master Electrician License. Mark enjoys spending time with his wife Nancy and son Wil. He also enjoys fishing and a new found interest in golf.

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Karl Keip

As Director of IT, Karl’s mission is to lead the development and implementation of all company IT initiatives. He is responsible for all aspects of the technical systems employed throughout the corporation, ensuring their availability, security and optimization to support business needs and strategic goals. Karl has 20 years of progressive, global IT experience with an emphasis on customer service within a broad spectrum of industries ranging from manufacturing (heavy equipment and semiconductors) to medical devices.

Karl graduated from Regis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Management. In addition, he has earned his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. When not putting out IT fires,  he enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, and thrives on wood turning/woodworking.

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