Testimonials

We make our business personal.

At Gephart we are not the type of people to blow our own horns. We are, however, proud of what our customers say about us as we feel it reflects our professionalism and hard work.

Experience Counts

We measure success in projects completed and partnerships built.

Our success is connected to our clients’ success and their satisfaction with both the process and the final product.

“As the Lead Engineer of one of the Twin Cities premiere Class A office buildings consisting of 18 stories of office space over 400,000 sq. ft. and 350,000 sq. ft. of parking ramp, I over see all construction and contractors. For the past 15 years I have relied on Gephart Electric to provide the vast majority of all my electrical work. They have been there for me and provided the expertise needed for tenant build outs, preventative maintenance, changes to building standards, retrofits, upgrades to existing equipment and troubleshooting and repairs. I know when I need to call, that I will get who I need when I need them.”

– Terry Elkin, SMA, CBRE, Lead Engineer, The Colonnade

 

“I have had nothing but a positive working relationship with Gephart on the project (a semiconductor fabrication building).  Their work has been exemplary. They have performed in a very efficient and professional manner. I would be glad to work with Gephart on future projects and would recommend them to others.”

–  Chris Lyles, Project Manager, Knutson Construction

 

 

“Jones Lange LaSalle had the pleasure of working with Gephart Electric on the Critical Access Replacement hospital in Jamestown, North Dakota. We found them to be team players, always willing to address sensitive scheduling issues and helpful in resolving the Owner’s questions. Not only was Gephart instrumental in delivering the project ahead of schedule, they also assisted the Owner in relocating into the new facility. These services included setting up an electronic message board for donor recognition as well as assisting with relocating medical equipment and other on-call services. We will galdly look for opportunities to work with Gephart in the future.”

– Jerry A. Turner,  Senior Vice President,  Jones Lang LaSalle

 

“The success of the Choctaw Nation Casino and Resort was a direct result of the teamwork by everyone involved – Gephart Electric was one of the team members who was brought on early in the process.  They provided accurate budgets throughout the design process and did an excellent job working with the engineers in a design-assist role to ensure that the design, schedule, and budget remained in check.  The fast-track schedule required flexible work schedules due to shift work as well as a qualified and adequate workforce – the Gephart team knew the effort that would be required by them and managed it well.  We look forward to having the opportunity to work with them on future projects and we would not hesitate recommending them to others.”

– Kevin Moyes, Division President, Flintco Constructive Solutions

 

“On behalf of ISD No. 281,  I want to extend our appreciation for the electrical services Gephart Electric provided on the recent emergency roof slab / column repair project at the C Pod area of Armstrong High School. Gephart responded to the project needs with limited opportunity for advance scheduling and planning for the emergency work and with the necessary support to execute the work over a holiday break period. Your electricians responded with some long hours to make the necessary electrical disconnects and the re-connections that  were needed to accommodate the emergency structural work.”

– Jim Gerber, Director of Facilities, ISD No. 281

 

“Gephart Electric – Simply one of the best contractors I’ve worked with in over 35 years of managing facilities and construction projects. Gephart’s customer service skills, communications skills and dedication to quality combined to make our recent surgery addition one of the best projects we have ever completed. The assigned team exceeded our expectations!”

– Glenn Mattson, Facilities Director, Fairview Red Wing Medical Center

 

“We have partnered with Gephart Electric on several complex projects. They were selected initially because of their ability to perform accurate preliminary estimates and value engineering. During the construction phase Gephart Electric has maintained the schedule and continued to maintain budget while delivering a quality product. I will not hesitate to use Gephart Electric on our future projects.”

– Marv Kotek, President, Frerichs Construction

 

“I have known Gephart Electric since 1997 and have worked with them on various size projects since that time. Whether it is a complete hotel expansion, total property renovation or a new theater project, Gephart Electric has been a total team player. While on difficult projects under many different deadlines, assigned Gephart personnel took ownership of the projects and often offered solutions to the project field conditions as opposed to presenting them as problems.”

– Joe Ruffo, Vice President, Giovanetti-Shulman Associates

 

“Gephart Electric has provided excellent electrical service for our company over the past 22 years. Their professional knowledge, prompt service and design assistance have contributed to our company’s growth and success. I highly recommend Gephart Electric.”

– Jeff Salzbrun, Vice President of Leasing & Development, Industrial Equities

 

“Gephart Electric is a strong and competent electrical contractor. Together we have done over $100,000,000 worth of work since 1994. I would recommend Gephart Electric to any Owner or General Contractor that wants the job done on time and under budget.”

– Bob Kelly, President, Innovation Project Development

 

“When you work with Gephart Electric you get the feeling of a small ‘family run’ company with the benefit of extensive resources. They provide you efficient design that meets the owner’s needs as well as keeping budgets in check.  Their field staff has always been professional and takes ownership of each respective project.  So whether it’s a bid or design-build project, they provide you with the same tools and attention needed for success.”

– Randy LaFaive, Project Manager, Knutson Construction

 

“What has impressed me about Gephart is how consistent their management is of each project, large or small.  Their project management team and field staff communicate daily on resource needs and upcoming project changes.  Their excellence in communication creates a seamless project delivery.  We are able to rely on Gephart to be a rock solid partner for difficult projects.”

– Mike Beer, Estimating, McGough

 

“Since the ground breaking of the Xcel Energy Center in 1999, Gephart Electric has proven to be an invaluable partner. Their excellent design-build capabilities have been helpful on numerous projects and their high levels of responsiveness and service have made them an excellent value for our organization.”

– Mark Anger, Director of Facilities Development, MN Sports Entertainment (Xcel Energy Center)

 

“My experience with Gephart Electric was very positive on the Ridgeview Medical Center Women’s and Children’s Center project. From a responsive Project Manager who didn’t sweat small issues to the Field Foreman who demonstrated a high level of expertise and willingness to work with our Superintendent, Gephart’s people really made a difference on this project. I look forward to working with them again!”

– David Burke, Project Manager, Mortenson

 

“Gephart Electric is very responsive to the needs of Panera Bread, always prompt when called on for service.  We have enjoyed the partnership established with your company so much that we have used your company to wire over 20 plus Cafe’s in the MN Market. “

– Robb Malone, Regional Facilities Manager, Panera Bread

 

“Gephart Electric has a strong reputation for meeting the project schedule and delivering within budget which is critical on design-build work. It is also evident that Gephart cares about the client’s product by the way they focus on understanding and meeting client expectations.”

– Pete Lochner, Senior Project Manager, Ryan

 

“Gephart Electric has been a preferred vendor of TCF Bank since 1996. Not only are they efficient and competitively priced, they believe in customer service and get the job done right the first time. TCF Bank will continue to rely on Gephart Electric for regular service, Branch remodels and/or new construction.”

– Dave Nelson, Assistant Vice President/Bank Facilities Manger, TCF Bank

 

“Gephart Electric’s field personnel have always shown high levels of respect and courtesy when working in our residence halls. They also respond promptly to project changes and focus on getting projects done on time and under budget.”

– Jeff Nietz, Field Project Manager, University of Minnesota – CPPM

 

“It has been my pleasure to work with Gephart Electric on several projects over the past thirteen-plus years.  I have found the company and the employees to be the most upstanding, honest and hard working professionals in the business of electrical contracting.”

– Rick H. Reyburn, Principal, RHR Consulting Engineers, Inc.

 

“Having worked together with Gephart for the better part of 15 years on various gaming projects, I can think of no better partner to have that is so critical to the ultimate success of a project.  Their input, work ethic, and positive solution oriented responses to issues have been invaluable to our design efforts.  They are a pleasure to work with and I would not hesitate to recommend them to any of my clients for any project.”

– Ron Armstrong, AIA, Managing Principal, Urban Design Group

 

“As the Owner’s Representative I have worked with Gephart Electric on several gaming and hospitality projects including Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall and Harlow’s Casino. I have found your work to meet or exceed industry standards in all respects. I would be happy to find your company working on any project which I am involved and pleased to recommend Gephart Electric to any General Contractor.”

– Gary Wagoner, Vice President, CM+

 

“Gephart Electric was a great partner on our recent major OR remodel project. They were competitive, competent, stayed on schedule and brought solutions to some of the more complex issues around the electrical portion of the project.”

– Robb Gruman, Vice President Facilities, Guest & Patient Services, Fairview Southdale Hospital

 

“Having just recently finished the FedEx Maintenance Hangar Project with your company, I want to commend Gephart Electric on the successful completion of such a complex fire alarm job. At SimplexGrinnell, our systems are only as good as the installation.  In this case, your electricians were knowledgeable and attentive to the details.  Also, your project management team, both on site and in the office proved to be a valuable asset.  Communication and organization on a project of this size is of utmost importance and I was made to feel that we were a team throughout the entire project.  Together we have been successful.”

– Roger Connell, ESSR, SimplexGrinnell

 

“During the Four Winds Casino Opening, the Gephart Team proved once again to not only meet but exceed their promise. The Team warned me of upcoming challenges before they became huge issues, and completed their scope of work on time and within budget.  They have demonstrated their ability to execute with precision and professionalism.  It was a pleasure working with such a skilled staff and I look forward to our next engagement.”

– Rick Walters, Vice President of Information Technology, Lakes Entertainment, Inc.

 

“In the course of my 33 years in the construction industry I have worked with many very good electrical contractors, none have been better than Gephart Electric. Since 1994 they have performed in excess of $50 million of electrical work including 3 casinos, 5 hotels, a convention center, 2 theaters, a major college football stadium, a golf club house, a convention center, a day care center, and many millions of dollars worth of site work. All of their work was completed on time and under budget. I found their work to be of the highest quality and their approach to performance to be innovative. I look forward to continuing my relationship with Gephart Electric.”

– Tom Baird, Vice President, Gaming & Hospitality, Roy Anderson Corporation

 

“The MDA/MDH project was a challenging one which made our success on the project very satisfying. Though I have led two major league stadium projects, the complexity of this project with its cutting edge laboratory design and security requirements,  and its unique location challenges – including coordination with the State Capitol Complex power grid and security measures – made it one of the highlights of my career as a Superintendent. I was especially proud of our team and how they performed on this one.”

– Jerry Gahm, Gephart Electric General Superintendent

 

“Gephart Electric competed for the Twins Ballpark Project as an underdog. They represented to Mortenson and the Minnesota Twins that they had the capability and expertise to assist with the completion of the design, provide cost savings ideas and manage the construction of a large and very complicated project. They committed their most senior resources and made personal commitments that the project would be a success. The project turned out to be more complicated than any of us anticipated and yet they managed to exceed our expectations. Mortenson and Gephart have built a relationship of trust and commitment and we look forward to working together on many future projects.”

– Dan Mehls, Construction Executive, Mortenson Construction

 

“We had a very challenging project – building a new, utility intensive exhibit in the middle of an operating zoo.  Gephart was on board from the beginning: from helping the design team to dial in the right products and reign in the costs, to working with the entire construction team and Zoo staff to maximize efficiencies and make sure that we had what we needed, where we needed it.  They were a real pleasure to work with at all levels of the organization- very professional.”

– Ken Kornack, Director of Capital Projects, MN Zoo

 

“I was very impressed with the quality and professionalism of the Gephart team on our low voltage project. They maintained a very helpful level of communication throughout and worked tirelessly to meet our project deadline. We were able to complete this project seamlessly to the McQuay Production environment and we were ecstatic to have no issues on the Monday after the install was completed. I look forward to working with Gephart again on future McQuay projects.”

– Brad Brewer, IT – Southern Minnesota, McQuay International