Meet the team

CRAIG GILSTON
President and CEO

Craig Gilston is a master electrician who leads Gilston Electric with over 35 years of experience overseeing $100M+ in annual electrical construction contracts. From managing day-to-day business operations to serving in a leadership role on industry councils, Craig leads the growth and innovation of the company.

RICK GILSTON
Executive Vice President

Rick Gilston brings a vast knowledge of every facet of the industry to his leadership role as Executive Vice President. A master electrician with a hunger for innovation, 30+ years of experience, and an unmatched knowledge of complex project management, Rick guides all procurement and field operations.

CINDY GILSTON
Chief Financial Officer

Cindy Gilston is a problem solver who applies over three decades of executive-level financial and banking experience to support the economic health and stability of the company. As a former executive of Bankers Trust Company, Cindy directs the financial projects that ensure the success of Gilston Electric and its clients. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University.

JOHN KEANE
Senior Vice President

With an extensive background in electrical engineering, John brings over 30 years of industry expertise to cultivate client relationships through successfully managing complex projects at every stage, from procurement estimates and bid submissions to job logistics.

STEVE KONKOWSKI
Senior Vice President

Steve is a master electrician with over 35 years of experience in electrical construction and is the driving force behind the growth in Gilston’s healthcare portfolio. His insights at the most granular level enable him to oversee pre-construction, contract qualification and value engineering to ensure every project is on time and on budget.

BILL MCMANUS
Vice President of Compliance & Contracts

As the Vice President of Compliance and Contracts, Bill is the trusted translator of complex contracts and brings over 30 years of experience to client services. His background in electrical engineering coupled with a Master of Business Administration inform Bill’s approach to ensuring fair and accurate terms, managing operational procedures, and directing document reviews.

SAL VECCCHIO
Assistant Superintendent

Sal brings over 20 years of experience and multiple industry certifications to his role as Assistant Superintendent. With a strength in formulating effective work plans and a background as a master electrician, Sal maximizes team productivity through clear scheduling, budgeting, and coordination with other on-site contractors.

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