A family's relationships are based on trust. With this trust, the family is united, communicative and efficient.
This same formula is applied to our family business.
President & Office Director
Cheri graduated from Sacred Heart University with an Associate’s Degree in Business Office Administration. After graduating, she began her career in the Marketing Department at Pilot Pen for five years. When she left the Marketing Department, she took her expertise from Pilot Pen and transferred it to their new family business, Elite Electrical Contractors L.L.C. In this new role she used her previous marketing skills, in addition to her office administration skills, while simultaneously raising a family.
Through the years, Cheri evolved into the Office Director and most recently earned the title of President. As President, she is responsible for all office paperwork, contracts, financial decisions and any major company decisions. Most recently, after numerous in-depth site visits, interviews and conference calls, she was granted the certification of becoming a National Women’s Business Enterprise Contractor. Cheri has also received the certifications for Elite to be registered as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) and a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE).
Phil Reardon, SR.
Phil Sr. is the Vice President of Elite. He is a Bullard Havens High School graduate, past union electrical General Foreman, Master Electrician, and co-owner of Elite.
As Vice President, Phil Sr. makes sure that all field work is up to Elite’s standards. He also meets state and local town inspectors and fire marshals as required to facilitate the completion of our projects. His thirty-five plus years of electrical experience in a diverse background consisting of motor controls, production equipment, machine wiring, heavy industrial and commercial wiring is now spread into the healthcare industry. Over his three decades in the trade, the relationships Phil has built with building officials and our clients, help ensure that our projects are delivered on time, with safety and the utmost quality.
Phil Reardon, Jr.
The second generation of Elite started when Phil Reardon Jr. (Junior) officially joined the family company after high school in 2014. Junior worked his way through the company by completing his apprenticeship in three and a half years and earned his E-2 Journeyman’s license. Most recently in 2022, he earned his E-1 Connecticut Master’s Electrical License and an Associate’s Degree in Business Management with a focus in Entrepreneurship from an IBEW Scholarship.
As the company has grown, so has his place in the company. Being the second generation, he has a pivotal role in professionalizing the business and building out new initiatives to help expand the business, while embodying the core values of the company. He currently serves as the Operations Manager and Project Manager for Elite. He is responsible for the organization of the company and looks to improve the organization processes and productivity, while also overseeing the full scope of electrical projects. Therefore, Junior supports Elite on the business side and client side.