Comprehensive training. Extensive apprenticeships. Continued Learning. Always Approachable. Complete Dedication. These are the traits that Kaiser Electrical Contractors demands of our leadership. We respect our customers and work hard to ensure that we not only meet but exceed all expectations.

Our team is dedicated to quality and safety. 

Mike Pavesich

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Mike wears many important hats at Kaiser Electrical Contractors. He has always enjoyed taking on new challenges, and since 2006, his responsibilities have increased and have been appreciated by both co-workers and customers. 

Mike was raised in Yorkville, IL and eventually moved to Peoria, IL to attend Bradley University. He and his wife, Suzanne, now reside in Metamora, IL. The happy couple has been blessed with four children – Isaac, Adam, Natalie, and Evan.

Josh Ramsey

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If you flip through any one of Josh’s old yearbooks, you’ll see his life goal since kindergarten has been to become an electrician. He worked at Kaiser from 2006 to 2007 starting as just a “shop kid.” Josh left Kaiser in 2007 when he went into the Electrical Apprenticeship Program, but returned in 2010 and completed the program in 2012. As a commercial and fuel systems project manager, Josh is responsible for project scheduling, coordination, and management. From the first meeting with the client to job completion, Josh keeps everyone informed and on-task to ensure excellence. Communication is critical in his role, which is why he’s often heard saying, “Just so you know…”

Josh and his wife, Brandi, live in Washington where he grew up, and they are now raising two sons of their own. He cherishes every moment of being a father by spending time on vacations, exploring the world, and creating new memories. When he isn’t building memories with his family, Josh can be found in his garage working on cars or tinkering with broken gadgets.

Mark Stokes

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Mark joined Kaiser in 2012 and served as a residential project manager since 2017; he has over 18 years of experience as an electrician. He works daily to coordinate, schedule, and oversee residential projects to excellence. We would tell you a little more about Mark, however as we all say, he’s a man of few words.

During baseball season, Mark is heard cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals. He is also a devoted family man. He has a loving wife, Sarah, and two children, Dalton and Kobi. He stands out at work and in his community in Mackinaw, IL because of his sincere compassion and respect toward everyone around him.

Josh Micheletti

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As an estimator, engineer, and design-build specialist, Josh has been an important part of Kaiser since 1997 when he began the Electrical Apprenticeship Program. As a commercial project manager, he has grown with the company over 21 years, gaining electrical experience and is appreciative of the mentorship received. He’s often overheard saying, “Ed Kaiser made me who I am.”

Josh grew up in Roanoke, IL, but now calls Metamora, IL home. He and his wife, Jenny, have an adventurous son, Job. Josh feeds Job’s adventurous personality by taking him on ATV rides as often as he can. Being a huge Chicago Bears fan, he and his family are seen rooting the team on when not being active outdoors.

Jake McLouth

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After graduating from Spoon River College, Jake joined Kaiser in 2002 as an electrical apprentice and became a residential project manager in 2006. He meets with customers in the field and supports on-site layout, design, and estimation needs. While Jake’s busy schedule means that he’s often out of the office, we always know when he’s heading out as we hear his trademark farewell, “Toodle-oo!”

Jake leads a very active life in Dunfermline, IL. Every Monday night he’s found pitching horseshoes, and he has a passion for coaching his son’s baseball team in the spring. Through the fall and winter, you won’t see him without his green and yellow on as he’s a huge Green Bay Packer’s fan. Jake and his wife, Jenny, spend as much time with their children, Olivia and Luke as possible.


  • Dunfermline Village Board Trustee
  • Buckheart Township Cemetery Board Trustee

Dan Koller

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Dan came to Kaiser in 2013 as a residential apprentice after graduating from Illinois Central College where he studied Business Management. As our purchasing manager, Dan is responsible for the purchasing and receiving of material as well as vehicle maintenance. Handling tremendous volumes and numerous details, it’s understandable that the question he’s most likely to ask co-workers is, “You got a minute?”

Dan is originally from Brimfield, IL, but hangs his hat in Laura, IL these days. He and his wife, Lindsy, have two beautiful sons. When he’s not making memories with his family, he can be found enjoying the great outdoors in his free time. From backpacking to kayaking, he loves a good adventure.

Courtney Hodel

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Growing up as the daughter of Al Kaiser, founder of Kaiser Electrical, Courtney dreamt of walking in her father’s shoes and becoming an electrician. In a twist of fate, she majored in Accounting, following in her mother’s footsteps, and graduated from Illinois State University in 2012. She became an official member of the Kaiser team in 2012, but had grown up alongside the team in the office. Courtney handles day-to-day operations as the office manager. With a busy schedule and a helpful spirit, she’s the first one you’ll often hear saying, “Does anyone else need a Diet Coke?”

A Morton native, Courtney and her husband, Colin, chose to raise their sons in the peaceful town. Summer is her favorite time of year. Her favorite activities include bike rides, relaxing by the pool, playing pickleball, and winding down in the evenings with some back porch sitting.