Leadership
Leadership

JAMES M. DILLAHUNTY

President and Chief Operating Officer, Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

James M. Dillahunty is President and Chief Operating Officer of Henkels & McCoy, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc., and Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

In these roles, Mr. Dillahunty is responsible for Henkels & McCoy, Inc.’s three operating regions (East, Central, and West) as well as the Pipeline Division. He is also responsible for the implementation of the company’s market strategies for power, oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution, and communications.

Professional Experience

Mr. Dillahunty, a third generation contractor, has served the utility industry for over 35 years. In his 27-plus years with Henkels & McCoy, his success in developing large, complex projects and programs has helped drive significant company growth. His contributions include leading the Western Operations, Pipeline Division, and several ventures internationally. Mr. Dillahunty is one of the organization’s most accomplished executives in cultivating relationships with many of the company’s largest customers.

Industry & Civic Involvement

Mr. Dillahunty serves on the board of the Power & Communication Contractors Association (PCCA) and has served in similar capacities for the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) Foundation, the Western Energy Institute (WEI), and the Labor Committee for the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA).

Education

Mr. Dillahunty holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Business from the University of Texas at Austin and Master of Business Administration in the Executive Business & Management Program at Pepperdine University.

JAMES A. DUFFY JR.

Regional Vice President of the East Region, Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Senior Vice President of Gas Distribution, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

James (Jim) A. Duffy Jr. serves as Regional Vice President of the East Region for Henkels & McCoy, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc., and Senior Vice President of Gas Distribution for Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Mr. Duffy’s business development skills have driven Henkels & McCoy business forward. Through his work in the East Region, Henkels & McCoy has expanded and grown its customer base while maintaining consistent bottom-line performance.

Professional Experience

Mr. Duffy joined Henkels & McCoy as Manager of Government Contracts in 1989 and was named Manager of National Accounts in 1993. In 1999, he was promoted to Vice President, Business Development. In this position, Mr. Duffy was responsible for the planning and management of Henkels & McCoy’s continued growth and expansion in design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for all aspects of electric power, gas, telephone, telecommunications, and voice/data/video.

In 2001, Mr. Duffy was named Vice President of Network Systems & Solutions. His responsibilities included the overall financial, sales, operational, and administrative management of the National Accounts Organization as well as the 20 local voice/data/video offices nationwide. Mr. Duffy was promoted to Vice President of Operations of the East Region in 2005 and Regional Vice President in 2011.

Education

Mr. Duffy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Holy Family University and a Master of Business Administration from LaSalle University.

MICHAEL J. GIARRATANO

Regional Vice President, West Region, Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Senior Vice President, Power, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Michael J. Giarratano serves as Regional Vice President of the West Region for Henkels & McCoy, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc., and Senior Vice President of Power for Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

His involvement in the power and gas utility engineering and construction business, as well as organizational design and integration, is integral to the success of Henkels & McCoy.

Professional Experience

Mr. Giarratano began his career with Henkels & McCoy in 2013 as West Region Vice President of power operations with a concentration and focus in developing the power business, key customer relationships, and continued safety performance improvement.

During his 40 years in the industry, Mr. Giarratano served as President of the Utility Transmission & Distribution segment of Willbros Group, following the acquisition of Hawkeye Group and Infrastrux T&D Services, where he also served as President.

Industry & Civic Involvement

Mr. Giarratano is a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association.

Education

Mr. Giarratano holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University.

Pierre Adam

Regional Vice President, Central Region

Pierre Adam serves as Regional Vice President of the Central Region at Henkels and McCoy, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

As a member of the company’s leadership team, Mr. Adam is responsible for the complete direction, coordination, administration, and successful execution of all contractual obligations for utility infrastructure power, gas distribution, and communications projects throughout the Central Region.

Professional Experience

Mr. Adam joined Henkels & McCoy, Inc., in 2016 with over 27 years of industry experience driving production and the management of transmission and heavy infrastructure projects.

Prior to joining Henkels & McCoy, Mr. Adam spent the previous 25 years with Kiewit. He began his successful career as a field engineer and was quickly recognized for his knowledge, skill, and leadership aptitude. Mr. Adam spent the past six years as the Vice President of Operations/Area Manager for Kiewit Power Constructors, located in Lenexa, Kansas.

Education

Mr. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Robert A. Riess, Sr.

Vice President & Division Manager, Pipeline

Robert A. Riess, Sr., is Vice President & Division Manager of the Pipeline Division of Henkels & McCoy, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

 In this role, Mr. Riess is responsible for coordinating the development of the company’s pipeline business and project strategy, as well as management and oversight of all customer relationships.

Professional Experience

Mr. Riess joined Henkels & McCoy in 2016, bringing with him over 37 years of natural gas pipeline experience. He spent the first 12 years of his career with Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation, holding various positions within the Construction Department, including Manager of Construction, and General Manager of Environmental Services.

Following his successful term at Texas Eastern, his career path traversed ever‑increasing roles over the next 25 years. He worked at Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Company, and after four years left to join ARB Inc. as Vice President of the company’s Underground and Directional Drilling Division and their international operations. He returned to Sheehan Pipe Line as President & Chief Executive Officer in 2004, and in 2006 became a partner in the firm.

Industry and Civic Involvement

Mr. Riess previously served as Chairman of the INGAA Foundation and continues to serve on the Executive Board as an Ex-officio member. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Pipe Line Contractors Association.

Education

Mr. Riess holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri - Rolla.

Robert J. Moore

Vice President, East Region Operations

Robert (Bob) J. Moore is Vice President of Operations for the East Region of Henkels & McCoy, Inc., a wholly‑owned subsidiary of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

In this role, he provides senior leadership driving strategic, tactical, and operational development plans, as well as customer-focused programs in the power and gas distribution markets for the East Region. 

Additionally, Mr. Moore heads the Regional Executive Safety Team and serves as the East Region liaison on the company’s Procurement Council. He also plays a critical role as the executive sponsor for major power projects.

Professional Experience

Mr. Moore joined Henkels & McCoy in 2011, and has over 42 years of experience in the regulated and non‑regulated utility industry. Previously, Mr. Moore served as President of NAES Power Contractors, headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, following time spent as Senior Vice President during his tenure. Earlier in his career, Mr. Moore held a number of executive roles including Vice President of Asset Management and Director of Operations at Entergy Corporation and Vice President of Operations, Manager of Business Development, and Manager of Integration at Westinghouse Power, where he spent nearly 20 years.

Education

Mr. Moore holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from York College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in Civil Engineering from Drexel University in Pennsylvania.

Todd Blosser

Vice President of Operations, Central Region

Todd Blosser is Vice President of Operations for the Central Region at Henkels & McCoy, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

In this role, he is responsible for the operational management of the region’s various markets. He oversees the development and direction of regional operational plans, coordination of regional client development programs, labor and talent management initiatives, risk management programs, and regional communications and culture development.

Professional Experience

Mr. Blosser joined the company in 2014. With over 25 years of industry experience, he is well-known for his success track record of driving production and the management of transmission and heavy industrial projects.

Before joining Henkels & McCoy, Mr. Blosser served at Eversource Energy, The United Illuminating Company, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), and DTE Energy. During that time, he focused on developing best practices and establishing and implementing business strategies. Mr. Blosser has extensive knowledge of electric distribution operations and a record of improving safety results and reducing operational cost.

Education

Mr. Blosser holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan, a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of San Francisco, and another Master’s degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University. In addition, Mr. Blosser is a certified Journeyman Lineman.