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 has since 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 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.
After working with his dad’s company for many years, James comes to our company as a seasoned electrician from the Chicago area. He brings his knowledge and humor to our company.
We are thrilled to have Aaron aboard our staff. He grew up in the western suburbs and brings energy and technology to our staff. He is quickly learning as an electrical apprentice, and we see him growing his skills quickly in our company.
Born and raised in Glen Ellyn, Michael comes to our company in the position of shop assistant to learn the trade of electrical contracting and construction work. He enjoys working with his hands and learning this trade. In his time off, he plays guitar with a rock and roll music preference. He also a cat named Tom!
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 the local library to high school organizations.
Cathy has resided in the western suburbs for 40 years, so she knows her way around the Chicagoland area. She is working in Alternating Current’s office, and loves talking with new customers to provide outstanding service to help get their electrical needs scheduled. Outside of work, she attends area art shows and has a rock collection too!
Joy has resided in the western suburbs for 24 years with her husband, 3 children, and 2 dogs. She comes from a background of customer service and inside sales. She loves working in our fast-paced office and is eager to learn all she can. Outside of work, she and her husband enjoy going out to listen to music and they both have a love for cars. She also assists doing bookkeeping at a local VFW as well as volunteers there in her spare time.