As the owner, he started Alternating Currents as a side job from his full-time firefighter and paramedic position. It soon became a central focus, and was able to balance both jobs he loves since both help people. He recently retired from his firefighter position. He is passionate about safety, so keeping his staff and customers from harm are essential. Our projects are always completed properly, accurately, and safely. From checking for smoke detectors and CO2 monitors to exit signs, all jobs are completed without cutting corners. You will see Marty at estimates and project management. “Our customers regard us as a ‘white glove service,’ which we strive to uphold daily,” Marty says.
Jeff is from the western suburbs. He met and married his wife in the Chicago area, and true to his Irish heritage, they married on St. Patrick’s Day. As an electrician with us for many years, Jeff enjoys that his job is not repetitive and faces new projects every day. He likes different tasks and challenges his sees with every project. He has a keen knowledge for troubleshooting electrical issues and handles large projects with intense detail and accuracy.
Born in Mexico, Edgar arrived in the United States at the age of 13. He has lived in the Chicago area since then. He is a graduate of Wheaton North High School, where he met his high school sweetheart, now his wife. “I am passionate about electricity. I enjoy everything about it from troubleshooting to installing new lighting and electrical upgrades,” says Edgar. He is currently attending school to receive his journeyman electrician degree.
Born and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago, he is familiar with the area as he travels around servicing generators from as far south as Orland Park to out west in Elburn. When you call for a generator maintenance, Dave will be onsite. When not cleaning or troubleshooting a generator, he is working along side our group of electricians as he has many years of electrical experience.
Keeping the office running smoothly is part of the many hats Cherri wears for Alternating Currents. Coming from her own design and marketing business, she is the go-to person for billing, accounting and advertising. She also volunteers with many organizations around Glen Ellyn, so Alternating Currents helps support her efforts through various donations ranging from area music programs to the local library to high school organizations.
One of the voices you may hear answering the telephone is Maddie. She is a college student from the area, who is studying marketing. She has gained electrical knowledge from her time working at a local hardware store along with her skills in customer service. Maddie engages scheduling and keeping the office maintained. She always has a positive, cheerful attitude and is available to help with any customer needs. When Maddie isn’t at Alternating Currents, she is spending time with her two sisters and her two pet cats.
A transfer from Colorado to Chicago, Camille is another voice you will speak with at Alternating Currents. She has many years of experience working in customer service and office management. She is assisting with accounts payable, receivable, and scheduling. In her off time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son, exercising, and enjoying all the sites of Chicago!
Growing up in DuPage County, Frank has taken an interest in electrical services. He is working in our shop and assisting electricians as needed, keeping us organized, while also attending college. He wants to become a firefighter/paramedic as well as an electrician. When he isn’t lending a helping hand, he is pumping iron with his friends and coaching wrestling at the local high school.