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Employee Spotlight: Jayden Herrig

Jayden Herrig is the Branch Manager of Dubuque Operations for Westphal & Company. Jayden has been with the company for 15 years. Now let’s take some time to learn more about Jayden!

Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

  • I Volunteer as a coach for several youth sports programs.
  • Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs fan
  • I enjoy spending time with my wife and five children.

What was your first job?

  • Apprentice electrician. My job first was at the Julien Dubuque hotel renovation. My duties were helping JW’s on a daily basis and keeping the jobsite clean.

What did your journey into working at Westphal & Co. look like?

  • I’ve been with Westphal & Company for 15 years.
  • Started my apprenticeship in 2008
  • Became a journeyman electrician in 2013
  • Foreman for Westphal from 2013-2016
  • Foreman to Project manager Sept 2016 – Jan 2023
  • Branch manager Dubuque Operation Jan 2023 – Present

What do you like most about your job?

  • Working through challenges with our customers and giving them the best result at the end of a project. Every day brings a new challenge, new technology is evolving in this trade every day.

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