BRK Electrical Contractors, LLC has been recognized among the top minority business enterprises in St. Louis by the St. Louis Minority Business Council. It specializes in all types of commercial and industrial electrical contracting including renovations, new construction, design/build, and low voltage systems.
BRK’s proficiencies on the iconic Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge were spotlighted in American DBE Magazine in a 2013 article entitled “Mississippi River’s New Gateway to Inclusion.” The project also earned the 2013 American Association of State Highways and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Value Engineering Award.
BRK’s reliable electrical services have served a number of large St. Louis area companies and projects including:
BRK holds MBE certifications from the St. Louis Minority Business Council, Metro Transit, City of St. Louis, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Missouri Department of Transportation and the Mid-States Minority Supplier Diversity Council.
BRK’s founder, Marion Hayes, grew up in the electrical industry and launched his path to entrepreneurship by earning his masters in construction management and a degree in electrical engineering from Washington University. In addition, he is a journeyman electrician having completed apprenticeship training at the renowned IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center in St. Louis. Hayes also completed the program at the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Construction Leadership Institute. He is OSHA 30 certified.
In 2008, Hayes was honored as a “Most Influential Minority Business Leader” by the St. Louis Business Journal. He was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2004 by the National Society of Black Engineers – St. Louis Chapter.
Hayes serves on a number of boards including the Regional Union Construction Center, a minority business incubator, the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Construction Leadership Institute, NECA-St. Louis Chapter and the St. Louis Construction Cooperative (formerly PRIDE Labor-Management).