Premium Electric Team Bios

Michael Speakman

Owner/Director, Lead Estimator
Project Manager (Commercial)

Michael is a part of the Premium Electric directive. He is also our lead estimator and the project manager for our commercial sector overseeing our Premium Electric team. He and Tristan started the company in 2014.

Michael completed his apprenticeship through the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and has been in the trade industry since 2005. Certified by the FSR -B qualification and endorsed by the Red Seal Journeyman (RSJ) program, Michael’s vast professional experience ranges from commercial electrical projects to institutional settings, like health care centres.

Tristan McAllan

Owner/Director, Service Manager
Estimator

Tristan is also part of the Premium Electric directive. His work includes service management and sales estimating, as well as the usual electrical installations and technician responsibilities.

His apprenticeship was completed through the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). Since 2002, Tristan has been running multiple service departments and coordinated project and service technicians in different industries. He is also certified with a FSR -B qualification and endorsed by the Red Seal Journeyman (RSJ) program.

Nathan Sharpe

Project Foreman

Nathan has worked as a project foreman with us since 2017, after he completed his apprenticeship training.

He is an electrician at heart. He enjoys all the variety of work he does for our clients. His favorite part of the job is solving all kinds of difficult issues by using creative thinking and out-of-the-box strategies.

Chad Friesen

Project Foreman

Chad has been a project foreman with us since 2016 when he completed his apprenticeship training.

He became an electrician when he realized all the potential and talent he has in manual labour. He loves to tackle complex issues with critical thinking, and always makes the best of every situation.

Gord Walker

Project Foreman

Gord is another seasoned electrician in our project foreman team. He has been in the industry since 2002 and started with Premium Electric in 2018. His electrical training was done through BCIT and he has professional experience in both residential electrical services and commercial settings.

His favorite part of working with Premium Electric is when he and his team work through big projects and see the finished result at the end. To Gord, the best moment is when the client is completely satisfied with a job well-done.

Vince Karlson

Service Foreman

Vince is our service foreman. He completed his electrician studies through UFV, and has over 10 years of professional electrical experience. He started with Premium Electric back in 2015.

He is known for his friendly demeanor and helpful attitude towards clients, always making them feel at ease. He is confident and precise in his workmanship.

Kayla Teneycke

Office Assistant and Bookkeeper

Kayla is employed as a bookkeeper/administrator with course studies from UFV. She has a professional background in the trades and has been with Premium Electric since early 2018.

Her valuable job is to organize the team, complete all bookkeeping and clerical duties, as well as address all client requests. Kayla faces all challenges with expertise to ensure efficiency and competency in all her tasks and client interactions.