Shermco Industries, a nationwide electrical testing, maintenance, commissioning, and repair services provider, has hired Peter J. Holland as president and chief operating officer.
Prior to joining Shermco, Holland spent five years at multinational engineering firm AECOM, most recently as executive vice president and region executive. Before that, he was president and CEO of Texas Sterling Construction, and earlier, led various middle market and large cap businesses delivering critical consulting, engineering, design-build, construction, and operations and maintenance field services to industrial clients, federal and municipal agencies, and utilities across North America and Asia.
“Pete brings a hands on and highly collaborative approach to delivering quality services on-time, on-budget, and with safety as a core principle,“ said Shermco CEO Tom Bartolomei. “Our industry has significant expansion opportunity, particularly in the areas of grid modernization, high-tech, energy security, resiliency, and distributed energy networks that incorporate renewables and battery storage. Pete’s network of clients, strategic partners and industry talent will be a force multiplier enabling us to execute on our strategy and growth plans,” Bartolomei added.
Bill Mohl, Shermco executive chairman, said, “Pete’s diverse leadership experience, along with his consistent track record of profitable growth and high employee engagement, makes him a perfect complement to our executive leadership team. Pete’s experience and leadership will be critical as we continue to grow and respond to market opportunities and further enhance our bottom-line performance in all of our service lines through improved operational discipline while ensuring the safety of our employees and customers.”
Shermco is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors.