Leadership

Blake Combs
President and Owner

Blake leads Prism with a strong vision for the future. He plays a large role in establishing and managing customer relationships and providing input for conceptual estimating. Blake has worked in the industry since 1982. During his career, some positions held include, field apprentice, field superintendent, foreman, estimator and chief estimator. In 1994, Blake saw an opportunity to build an electrical firm and founded Prism Electric.

Dale Payne
Executive Vice President

Dale leads construction operations for Prism Electric. In this role, he oversees all construction projects and manages the Prism project managers. His areas of focus are to ensure the continued consistent construction performance and to position the company for future growth. Dale has 24 years of electrical contracting experience, covering a wide range of projects, from small retail projects to large, multi-faceted developments. Among his other credentials, Dale holds a master electrician/contractor license in 12 states across the nation. Dale joined Prism Electric in 2007.

Luis J. Hernandez
Executive Vice President

Luis manages the new construction operations, including management of field and project management personnel. He also implements and maintains the company safety program. Luis has worked in the industry since 1982, starting as an electrical apprentice. Over the years, he has worked in many positions including licensed electrician, lead electrician, journeyman electrician, and project supervisor. He co-founded Prism Electric in 1994.

 

Paul Roberts
Executive Vice President

As the general operational manager of the service, Paul has ultimate responsibility for the success of the division. He spends time with customers and personally handles some accounts. His responsibilities include oversight of our customer relationships, sales efforts, personnel issues, safety, technology needs and financial performance. Paul began in the electrical service industry in 1982, as a helper. Since that time, he moved up to work as a foreman and then was promoted to service manager in 1992. He has been with Prism in this position since 1997.

Kevin Engel
Vice President Preconstruction

Kevin participates in business development efforts for Prism Electric with both existing and new customers. He also compiles conceptual estimates, giving the customer a budget that will hold from the schematic phase through to completion of the project. Kevin generates value engineering options to save the customer money without sacrificing quality or design intent. He has worked In the electrical industry since 1987 with previous experience as a U.S. Navy Warship electrician, journeyman electrician, estimator, project manager, designer, and preconstruction manager. Kevin joined Prism in 2008.

Larry Johns
Vice President Construction Management

With over 30 years of experience in electrical contracting, Larry brings a broad understanding of the planning and execution required to be a premier contractor. He has earned a reputation in the industry for solid, ethical leadership and creative team-building and management strategies. Larry works closely with project managers and superintendents to promote teamwork and innovative solutions to ensure operations support our goals of construction excellence and client satisfaction.

Mindy Frink
Marketing

Mindy brings 12 years of experience serving the marketing and communications needs of service-based industries. With a special emphasis on the construction and healthcare industries, Mindy has a solid track record delivering internal and external communications pieces including external websites, direct mail, media relations and custom collateral pieces that align with company strategy to grow business. She has written extensively on client relations, crisis management and work/life issues and also speaks on such topics at conferences and in company training courses. Mindy is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and received her M.B.A. from the Melbourne Business School in Melbourne, Australia.