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Meet Brian Cortright: Residential Plumbing Estimator PHOTO: Brian, his wife & two children (left) + Brian’s sister & her family (right) One of Elek’s top residential estimators joined our team as a plumbing veteran with years of training in all facets of the business: administration, sales and customer service. “My background is varied and extensive. […]

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Meet Domenica McCole: Administrative Assistant Two years ago, Domenica McCole joined the Elek Plumbing team—and she says it has transformed her outlook. “In my previous hospitality job as a supervisor, I was working weekends and late hours and hardly had any time with my family. It was stressful and exhausting. Elek has given me balance. […]

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Meet Derrick Leidy: Commercial Plumbing Estimator His sophomore year, Derrick Leidy signed up for HVAC-plumbing trade school through his high school vo-tech program. “I attended regular classes for a half day and tech classes for a half day until I graduated and went into a full-time plumbing and HVAC program.” Derrick’s decision wasn’t a popular […]

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Meet Kelly Werley: Office Manager Nearing 20 years of service with Elek Plumbing, Kelly Werley is a front office fixture and multitasking whiz. As our fearless office manager, she manages payroll, keeps schedules in check, and oversees the inner workings of our plumbing service department. As one of Elek’s most veteran team members, Kelly personifies […]

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Meet Bert Hixson: Site Supervisor/Project Manager Bert Hixson joined the Elek Plumbing team in November 2009. As he approaches one decade of service, Bert’s reasons for sticking with the company are simple—and they mirror many of his colleagues’ sentiments. “I like the people I work with. I like the challenge of the job, and I […]

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Meet Amber Balliet: Dispatcher & Marketing Intern When Amber Balliet joined Elek’s dispatch team, she was looking for an opportunity to expand her business education and join a close-knit company culture. Winter 2019 marked her one-year anniversary with Elek, and Amber is showing her versatility as she moves into the dual role of dispatcher and […]

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Meet Austin Kolesnik: Plumbing Installation Tech Celebrating his three-year anniversary at Elek Plumbing, Austin Kolesnik began his plumbing career at Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School. “Elek’s owner, Don Harris, came to the school. He interviewed and hired me on the spot, and I began working with the company right after high school.” Austin’s job as a […]

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Team Scoble Raising Funds for an FOP Cure

David Scoble, Lead Technician David Scoble became interested in developing a skilled trade when he helped his father-in-law moonlight on some plumbing jobs. Shortly after, he obtained his master plumber’s license and began his career. Today, David serves as a lead technician for Elek’s commercial and industrial division, where he partners with project managers and […]

Employee Spotlight Kevin

Our employee spotlight this month features Service Plumber Kevin! He has been employed with Elek Plumbing for 5 years and has served in the plumbing industry for over 11 years. Kevin is a people person, and customer satisfaction is his primary focus. He is a favorite in our customer’s eyes, and a pleasure to work […]

Employee Spotlight

Derrick is a Senior Plumbing Service Technician. Derrick was born in Philadelphia. He is a family man that has worked in the plumbing and HVAC industry for over 9 years. He says his favorite part about working in the field is meeting new people, and diagnosing and assisting customers with plumbing problems. In his free […]