THE HARRINGTON ELECTRIC CO. TEAM

Thomas A. Morgan, P.E.

President
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Tom Morgan is Owner and President of Harrington Electric Co. He started with Harrington officially in 1978, but worked part-time for the company as far back as 1971 when his father, Jim Morgan, Sr. purchased the company. Tom earned an electrical engineering degree at the University of Cincinnati, and shortly after secured his Ohio Professional Engineer registration. He has engaged with several community boards and is an avid volunteer. Tom shares a deep love of Cleveland history and developments that make our area “the best location in the nation”. He is the father of two adult children (Mike and Kellie) and has one grandson (Leo).

Michelle Manganilla

Chief Financial Officer

Michelle is Harrington’s Chief Financial Officer. She is a graduate of Cleveland State University, and has been with Harrington since 2014. She has served the construction and service industry since 1985. Michelle manages the accounting staff and is very interactive with the operations of our three divisions: Construction, Service, and Telecommunications. Michelle also oversees human resources activities for the company. Michelle and her husband (Tom) enjoy time with their daughter Trisha and their beautiful grandchildren (Gia, Arianna, and Tommy).

Bob Laurenti

Vice President, Voice/Data/Video

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Bob is Harrington’s Vice President of Telecommunications. He has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, beginning with his service in the U.S. Air Force. Bob has performed as a technician, foreman, operations, estimator, project manager, and designer/engineer. Bob was employed by Karpinski Engineering for five years as a designer/engineer overseeing many copper, paging, audio/visual and fiber optic systems for Cleveland Clinic, Key Bank, Cleveland State, and K-12 Schools in Ohio. Bob enjoys time with his wife, four adult children, and five grandchildren. He has been an avid little league coach for his kids and grandkids.

Jerry Strand

Vice President Electrical Construction

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Jerry has been with Harrington Electric Co. since 2017 at which time he brought decades of estimating and project management experience to our team. His strong electrical knowledge started in the USAF working in SAC on avionics and then to the DOD as a test engineer on anti-missile systems for the USN. His 30 years in the electrical construction industry, both in the field and in the office, has given him the exposure and challenges of just about every aspect of the trade. He enjoys spending his off time traveling with his wife and spending time with his family of adult children and grandchildren.

Brian Robinette

Vice President of Service

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Brian has been in the Electrical and Technology industry for over 30 years as an electrician, foreman, estimator, and project manager. Brian has significant experience with mission-critical data center infrastructure that includes electrical systems redundancy and UPS, paralleling and generation, distribution, BMS site monitoring and management, systems interface, EPO and control, fire suppression and detection, and assistant to design and build. Brian is passionate about customer service and building long-term relationships with clients. Recently built and managed projects include Cleveland Clinic data center and satellite data centers, Fidelity Voice & Data Center, Cogent Communications, Penske Logistics Data Center, Level 3 and Cleveland Department of Public Safety satellite data centers. Brian is a “gear head” and likes to rebuild classic cars and motorcycles as a hobby. His two sons (Anthony and Nick) are also in the electrical industry.

Steve McCartney

Estimator/Project Manager

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Steve comes to Harrington Electric with over 20 years’ experience in the electrical industry. Steve began his career as an apprentice electrician working his way up to become a foreman. He then transitioned into estimating and project management about 8 years ago. Steve brings a plethora of talent and knowledge in the estimating/PM process. Steve is married to Anny. They have two Daughters (Breanna and Brookelyn) one is a student at Kent State and the other is a student at Akron University. Steve loves the outdoors, camping, hiking, kayaking and loves baseball.

Leonard Williams

Estimator/Project Manager

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Lenny started with Harrington Electric in 2020. In 1998 he joined the trade as a journeyman craftsman. In 2012 he accepted a position in the Estimating/Project Management field. A proud husband to wife, Susan, and father to four beautiful adult daughters, Katelyn, Lauren, Gabriella, and Emma. Lenny is always up to talk about and see pictures of anything that has a motor in it. His hobbies include trading, anything with his family, and remodeling houses. Lenny recently became a grandpa to an amazing baby boy named Roman.

Nathaniel Sheehan

Estimator/Project Manager Intern

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Nate has been with Harrington since early 2020 assisting project managers in all three departments. Nate is currently studying Electrical Engineering at Cleveland State University and will graduate Fall 2020 with a bachelor’s degree. He will continue to peruse his education by studying for the PE (Professional Engineering) Exam within the next 5 years. While working alongside coworkers who have an access of knowledge, Nate is grasping the aspect of the estimating industry and is very grateful to have such an amazing opportunity. In his free time he enjoys golfing with his father and two younger brothers and going to the gym seven days a week.

Chris Carlson

Estimator/Project Manager

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Chris has been with Harrington since 2014 and is very active managing projects in our service department. Among other skills, Chris is a lighting specialist and manages the largest volume of LED lighting retrofit projects in Northeast Ohio. These projects are typically performed by Harrington’s CE/CW workers that are specially trained in this type of work. Harrington is a leader in the LED lighting retrofit market. He has enjoyed volunteering as a fire and safety technician on the HRA racing circuit. Chris and his wife Denise take special care of their nephews (Jared and Adam).

Eric Sinley

NORA Service Superintendent

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Eric has been in the electrical trade since 1996 and with Harrington Electric since 2014. His work duties include LED lighting audits and managing the workforce in the small works division. Eric, his wife Kim and their children Madalyne and Max enjoy hunting ,fishing and camping in their spare time.

John Costella, RCDD

Telecommunications Estimator/Project Manager

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John has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, starting out as a field technician with a BICSI Installer certification and Technician certification. In 2006 John obtained his RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) certification. John has extensive knowledge and experience with fiber optics, copper systems, and design and installation.

Rich Harrold

Telecommunications Estimator/Project Manager

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Rich joined Harrington Electric in April of 2014 and brought 18-years of experience in the successful design, implementation and project management of Information Transport Systems (ITS). Rich has designed and overseen the installation of copper and fiber optic systems for Southwest General Health Center, Hathaway Brown School, Gesu Catholic School, The Cleveland Division of Water Pollution Control, and The University of Toledo Health Science Campus to name a few. Rich has also collaborated with multiple Architectural and Engineering firms such CH2M Hill, DLZ Architects and Engineers, Ralph Tyler Services and Duket Architects Planners to provide design and construction bid specification services.

Nader Ghassemi

Telecommunications Estimator/Project Manager

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Nader has been with Harrington Electric since 2015. He has been in the telecommunication industry for 17 years and has performed as a technician, foreman, estimator and project manager. He has worked in many different sectors of the industry including hospitals/health facilities, office and apartment buildings, colleges, and K-12 schools throughout Ohio. He has been involved in management, implementation, & installation of many projects (campus wide fiber backbone and completely new Data Center, Lakeland College). Before his move into Telecommunication industry Nader worked at Architectural, Engineering, & Consulting firms as a CAD designer/manager. He is a member of BICSI. He holds BICSI Technician Certificates, A.A.S. degree in Computer Aided Design and Microelectronics. Nader and his wife enjoy spending time with their two daughters, family and especially their grandson.

Sarah Spurbeck

Office Manager

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Sarah is an all-around “free-safety” administrator. With 12 years in the electrical industry, Sarah assists estimator/project managers in all three divisions, Construction, Service, and Telecommunications. Sarah also supports the accounting operation managing payables and receivables. Sarah also assisted with the development of this website. In early 2020 Sarah and her husband Brandon became the proud parents of two beautiful twin baby boys (Benjamin and Liam).

Debbie Sullivan

Payroll and Accounts Receivable Manager

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Debbie has been with Harrington Electric Co. since 1993. She manages our payroll process and customer billing. Debbie is an expert with detailed schedules-of-value, AIA contract invoicing, certified payroll reporting, lien waivers, and time & material billing. We are frequently complimented on the professionalism and accuracy of Debbie’s work. Away from the office, Debbie enjoys being with her nieces and nephews and is an avid dog lover.

Marisa Paulitzky

Administrative Assistant

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Marisa has been with Harrington Electric Co. since 1990. She plays a central role in supporting estimating and project management of all three divisions: Construction, Service, and Telecommunications. Known by building officials throughout northeast Ohio, Marisa is Cleveland’s best and most well-known professional at coordinating licensing, securing building and fire alarm permits, and coordinating inspections. She also manages bonds for municipalities, bid-bonds and performance-bonds. Marisa is an avid Jazzercise instructor and keeps us all on our toes. Marisa and her husband Jim enjoy the closeness of their young adult children (Kristen and Danny) who live in the Cleveland area.

John Brown

Electrical Field Superintendent

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John supervises all aspects of the electrical side of field operations and is the company’s Safety Manager. With over 40 years of electrical experience and 24 years with Harrington Electric Co., John has a very broad knowledge of all things electrical. John is a hands-on supervisor who examines plans and materials before they are sent to the job-site to ensure that the appropriate supporting fasteners, connectors, tools, and equipment are on-hand for efficient and code-worthy installations. Away from work, Mr. Brown enjoys boating, fishing, and gourmet cooking.

Jim Webster

Warehouse Manager

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Jim is Harrington’s beloved warehouse manager, and has the distinction of delivering the most years of service to the company, beginning in 1973. Jim served as an IBEW Local 38 apprentice, electrician, foreman, and field superintendent for the company. Tom Morgan frequently asserts that Mr. Webster is the smartest guy in the company, drawing from his years of well-rounded experience. His greatest strength is his ability to politely suggest the best approach to handling an installation or organizational challenge. Jim enjoys time with his two children (Scott and Tammy) and three grandsons (Max, Sam, and Jack).

Travis Fujikawa

Assistant Warehouse Manager & Driver

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Travis has been with Harrington Electric since early 2020. Prior to joining Harrington he worked for a solar photo-voltaic company. When not at work, Travis enjoys spending time with his daughters (Milena and Noreen).

James Ziegan

Energy Management Specialist

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James Ziegan is the Founder and Owner of Ohio Energy Management and has 12 years of experience in the Energy Procurement and Management Industry. Using realtime data, James Ziegan has developed a sales and marketing platform that has been highly successful in the industry. Given Harrington Electric’s tremendous track record over the past 113 years and Ohio Energy Management’s sales and marketing capabilities, James Ziegan and Ohio Energy Management have partnered with Harrington Electric Co. in an effort to obtain new clients in the LED and Energy Efficiency markets.