Westphal & Company:

Our Company

Fritz Westphal, Gretchen Westphal, John Westphal, and Maiken Westphal Hylden

Fred H. Westphal Fred H. Westphal

Westphal & Company, Inc., is a full-service electrical construction firm that was founded in 1931 by Fred H. Westphal, a German immigrant.

Fred H. Westphal’s son, Fred T., took over management of the company in 1959 until his death in 1983. At that time, John and Brett Westphal, Fred T.’s sons, began managing the firm. John Westphal acquired sole ownership of the company in 2001.

Fred T. Westphal Fred T. Westphal

John Westphal is in charge of the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the company. A hands-on owner, he is actively involved with customer relations, business development, competitive bidding, pre-construction services, project management, and community involvement.

Mr. Westphal has worked in the company since he was a young teenager, in Warehousing, Estimating, and Project Management. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a State of Wisconsin Master Electrician.

With the addition of the fourth generation of the Westphal family – Maiken Westphal Hylden, Fritz Westphal, and Gretchen Westphal – Westphal & Co., Inc. continues to follow the tradition of integrity and quality established in the past, while building with the technology of the future.