Thomas Santoni is the new Chief Executive Officer

February 2019

The State Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Thomas Santoni as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Santoni brings over 30 years of experience in the electrical contracting industry, and he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Operations at IES Holdings, Inc. He will succeed Marc Dumont as CEO, who played a major role in selecting Mr. Santoni and will remain a member of the Board of Directors.

“It is an honor to be joining a company that has been a leader in the industrial and engineering services sector for decades,” said Thomas Santoni, CEO of The State Group. “I look forward to working with the talented team and continuing to provide best-in-class services to our clients throughout North America. I thank Marc for his outstanding contributions to The State Group and I know we will seek his counsel and guidance for years to come.”

Prior to his role as Senior Vice President at IES Holdings, Mr. Santoni served in various capacities including President, Vice President, and Central Division General Manager at IES Commercial & Industrial. He has also served as President at Electro-Tech, Inc, Northern Nevada Branch Manager at Rex Moore Electrical Contractors and Engineers, Inc, and President of Santoni Electric, Inc.

“Tom’s expertise in the industry is extensive and we are fortunate to have him join The State Group team,” said Marc Dumont, former CEO and current member of the Board of Directors. “We are all excited to welcome such a knowledgeable and experienced leader who will continue to provide the quality services our clients expect.”