Ken Aldridge is the Chairman of the Board. He has been an industry professional since 1973, and under his leadership the company has experienced extraordinary growth and expanded their services, territories and markets. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Business and is currently on the Board of Directors and vice chairman for the American Road & Transportation Association and a past chairman of the Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association.
Steve Rivi began his career as an apprentice electrician, brought into Aldridge by his father, John Rivi. For the next 8 years, Steve worked in the field as a journeyman and then a superintendent for Aldridge. He moved into estimating and began to work out of the Libertyville office in 1987. In 1996, Rivi became Vice President until 2004, when he became President of Aldridge. Steve has now assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer and provides executive management oversight and has responsibility for the operations of all divisions.
As an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Tom joined Aldridge Electric in 1990 as a general foreman. After a series of managerial assignments, Tom became Executive Vice President of business development in 1999 and was promoted to President in 2015. He is responsible for oversight of corporate strategic planning, marketing, and estimating.
Alex Aldridge began participating in the family business at age 13; he officially joined Aldridge in 2006 as a project manager in the power division. Alex managed construction projects for wind power farms, electric substations, and ventures in other divisions of Aldridge. In 2011, he became President of the newly-incorporated Aldridge Construction. Today, in his role as Chief Operating Officer, Alex is responsible for all functions of the business from estimating to job planning as well as fleet operations. With Steve, he is responsible for strategic planning and building the future organizational structure.
Steve Aldridge is a third-generation executive at Aldridge. Steve began his career in the field, where he spent three years as a Local 9 electrician. Since joining Aldridge in 2005, he has held a variety of roles with increasing responsibility within the highway, airport, and power division. He became a Vice President of the power division in 2010 and an Executive Vice President in 2011. Steve oversees operational aspects of the company and is responsible for training/ development, strategic planning, and corporate risk management.
Gene has over 25 years of accounting experience with more than 19 years specializing in financial management in the construction field. Gene is responsible for financial strategy of the corporation including corporate finance, treasury, tax, mergers & acquisitions, banking and insurance relationships and other strategic aspects of the business. He earned his MBA from Marquette University.
Mark has over 25 years of operations, technology and strategy experience with more than 17 years focused in the construction industry. As Corporate Vice President, he has responsibility for the Information Technology function, corporate strategic planning, the risk management team and strategy, the integration of new businesses into the organization, business process improvement and other corporate operations that support the divisions. Mark has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University, an MS in Construction Management from Northwestern University, and his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Brian serves on the Aldridge Executive Group and provides executive leadership and project oversight for the Drilling Division. Prior to becoming Executive Vice President of Power in 2015, he held a variety of operational roles throughout his career including Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Division Manager and Vice President of Drilling. With over 16 years of experience in the management of drilled shaft construction, he provides operational oversight and directs business development for the entire drilling division. Brian oversees estimating, management, contract negotiations, purchasing and operational management for the Drilling Division throughout the United States. While under his leadership, Aldridge Drilling performs approximately $125M yearly in foundation drilling projects nationally.
Frank has over 24 years of electrical construction project management and provides executive leadership and project oversight for the Illinois Transportation Division. This division includes all IDOT, Tollway, CDOT and various county agency construction projects as well as work at O’Hare International Airport and the Chicago Transit System. Since joining Aldridge, Frank has held a variety of operational roles throughout his career with increasing responsibilities including Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and Division Manager. In 2014, he was promoted to Executive Vice President, and was responsible for the successful completion of over $40 million in concurrent projects for the O’Hare Modernization Program as well as the highly successful CTA Red Line Rehabilitation along the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Tim has over 20 years of experience in providing electrical systems for mass transit including heavy rail, light rail, and commuter rail. Through his career, he has provided senior management oversight to transit projects in excess of $400 million. Utilizing his excellent communication skills, Tim excels in inspiring the large project teams of the National Transportation division to bring in successful projects exceeding client expectations.