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Pike Corporation Expands Engineering Leadership Team to Meet Growing Demand for Design and Planning Solutions

MOUNT AIRY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pike Corporation, a leading provider of turnkey infrastructure solutions for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies, today announced that it has promoted three leaders within Pike Engineering: Byron L. Bass was promoted to Senior Vice President and Daniel P. Wright and John Fraites were each promoted to Vice President.

Mr. Bass joined UC Synergetic in 2006, which was acquired by Pike in 2012. He has held a variety of positions within the company, including his most recent role as Vice President within Pike Engineering.

Mr. Wright joined the company in 2009 and has served in a wide range of operational roles throughout the company, including his most recent position as a Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Fraites joined the company in 2018 as a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. He brings a wealth of industry experience, including his six years at Cogentrix Energy.

“Pike has always valued the development of people within our company,” said Lee Mazzocchi, President of Pike Engineering. “The promotions announced today are a recognition not only of the incredible contributions of Byron, Daniel and John, but also their ability to lead and grow engineering solutions across all of Pike’s service areas and regions at a time when infrastructure design and planning is becoming increasingly complex and important.”

About Pike Corporation

Founded in 1945, Pike is the leading integrated provider of construction, repair and engineering services for distribution and transmission powerlines and substations, as well as renewable and distributed energy resources. In addition, Pike offers storm restoration and gas distribution services. Pike’s turnkey approach and field expertise not only maximizes project efficiency, but it also leads to the industry’s highest-quality work. We have maintained long-standing, trusted customer relationships with over 400 investor-owned, municipal and cooperative utilities and infrastructure providers throughout the United States. We continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.


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