Team

Our Team

A Powerful Solution

Utility Lines’ Sales Team is comprised of experienced professionals. Customers depend on our value-added knowledge and skills, and we become part of their strategic teams. With strong business relationships in place, we achieve consistent sales growth at prices that yield acceptable profit margins and more.

 
 

Dennis Van Veckhoven

Outside Sales/President

Office: 704-896-8866
Cell: 704-770-7757
Email: dvanveckhoven@utilitylines.com
Office Support: Jessica Shue (704-896-8866, Ext. 2126  or jshue@utilitylines.com)

Dennis VanVeckhoven joined Utility Lines in 2012. Previously, he spent 25 years in Sales and Management at Central Moloney, Inc., a supplier of distribution transformers.

Dennis lives in Denver, NC.  Dennis has account responsibility for all of Duke Carolinas West and East.

 

Tim Kesler

Outside Sales / Sales Manager

Office: 704-896-8866
Cell: 336-250-5885
Email: tkesler@utilitylines.com
Office Support: Emily Wallace (704-896-8866, Ext. 2122  or  ewallace@utilitylines.com)

Tim served in the U.S. Air Force as a Nuclear Weapons Specialist. Prior to joining Utility Lines in 1994, he spent 10 years as an Outside Salesman for Tennessee Valley Electric Supply located in North Carolina.

Tim lives in Lexington, NC. Tim has account responsibility for North Carolina Cooperatives and Municipals, as well as Engineering Consultants and EPC Firms located in Eastern NC.

 

Don Janssen

Outside Sales

Office: 704-896-8866
Cell: 609-675-3477
Email: djanssen@utilitylines.com
Office Support: Marie Corn (704-896-8866, Ext. 2121  or  mcorn@utiltylines.com)

Don is an accomplished Sales professional with more than 10 years of sales and managerial/supervisory experience working with Connector Products in New Jersey and later with Sicame.  Don graduated from Stockton University.

Don lives in Medford Lakes, New Jersey.  Don has account responsibility for all of Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Eastern Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

 

Matt Carlson

Outside Sales

Office: 704-896-8866
Cell: 727-742-1589
Email: mcarlson@utilitylines.com
Office Support: Emily Wallace (704-896-8866, Ext. 2122  or  ewallace@utilitylines.com)

Matt Carlson joined Utility Lines in 2016. Previously, he spent 3 years in Project Engineering at Kemco Industries, Inc.  He graduated from UCF with a BS in Electrical Engineering.

Matt lives in Orlando, FL.  Matt has account responsibility for all of Florida, excluding the panhandle.

 

Scott Jones

Outside Sales

Office: 704-896-8866
Cell: 804-512-9509
Email: sjones@utilitylines.com
Office Support: Marie Corn (704-896-8866, Ext. 2121  or  mcorn@utiltylines.com)

Scott earned his BS in Business Administration from Christopher Newport University. Prior to joining Utility Lines, Inc. in 2017, Scott worked with Anixter Power Solutions in Richmond, VA for five years. He was initially an Outside Sales Representative before serving as Operations Manager for the last four years.

Scott lives in Williamsburg, VA with his wife and four children. Scott has account responsibility for all of Virginia and West Virginia.

 

Mike Pridmore

Outside Sales

Office:  704-896-8866
Cell:  864-449-0041
Email:  mpridmore@utilitylines.com
Office Support:  Emily Wallace (704-896-8866, Ext. 2122  or  ewallace@utilitylines.com)

Mike came to ULI after spending seven years with SCE&G where he worked his way
up from a Transmission Line Design Engineer until eventually becoming Manager. Prior to his time at
SCE&G, he was also a Transmission Line Engineer at Duke Energy in Charlotte, NC for over 2 years.

Mike graduated from Clemson University after earning his BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering,
with an emphasis on Structural. He has also served as 2016 Chair of the Southeastern Electric Exchange
(SEE) Transmission.

Mike lives in Columbia, SC.  He has account responsibility for all of South Carolina.

 

Marie Corn

Inside Sales

Office: 704-896-8866, Ext. 2121
Email: mcorn@utilitylines.com

Marie Corn provides Sales support to Don Janssen and Scott Jones, covering all territories north of  North Carolina.

Marie has worked in the electric utility industry since 1987.   Prior to joining Utility Lines in 1994, she spent  11 years as an Inside Salesperson with a competing Manufacturers’ Rep Agency.

 

Jessica Shue

Inside Sales

Office: 704-896-8866, Ext. 2126
Email: jshue@utilitylines.com

Jessica Shue provides direct Inside Sales support to Dennis VanVeckhoven at Duke Carolinas East and West. In addition, she provides dedicated support to all salesmen for Sicame and Smart Grid Solutions. She shares responsibilities for all data entry, auditing, order tracking and expediting.

 

Emily Wallace

Inside Sales

Office: 704-896-8866, Ext. 2122
Email: ewallace@utilitylines.com

Emily Wallace provides Sales support to Tim Kesler, Matt Carlson and Mike Pridmore. In North Carolina, Emily has Inside Sales responsibility for the Municipals, Distributors, TEMA, and the NC Electrical Cooperatives. She is also responsible for all accounts in Florida and South Carolina.

Emily joined Utility Lines in 1999 after 6 years of sales and administrative experience in a similarly technical industry.

 

Gus VanVeckhoven

Business Manager

Account /Office Manager
Office: 704-896-8866
Cell:  704-910-7748
Email: gvanveckhoven@utilitylines.com

Gus joined Utility Lines in 2016. Gus handles the financial responsibilities of the Company and manages the development/implementation of corporate goals and directives.

 

Jason Crane:

IT and Technical Support Consultant

Office: 704-896-8866
Email: jcrane@utilitylines.com

Jason Crane has been under contract as Utility Lines’ IT and Technical Specialist for more than 20 years. He spends time in our office every week and is always present to provide technical support at Sales Meetings and all other events as needed. He is a critical member of “Our Team”.

 

George Hovey

Consultant

 

Vern Anderson

Consultant