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Chewning + Wilmer 100th Anniversary

Our Founders were motivated, well principled people of faith and good character, compelled by a desire to be successful and provide for their families, always moving forward, managing with integrity, dependability, and loyalty. As we turn 100, we reaffirm our commitment to the values that defined our early days. The essence of our success lies in embodying the ethos of our founders. Let’s remind ourselves why we’ve always stood out and what makes us great. Let us focus on the legacy we’ve built. Our impact extends beyond years; it’s etched in lives touched, innovations sparked, and communities uplifted.

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Congrats to Chuck Guedri on his Retirement!

Congrats to Chuck Guedri on his retirement! Chuck joined Chewning and Wilmer September 3, 2013 after a storied career leading Northside Electric in Richmond, VA. Chuck brought his many years of experience to Chewning & Wilmer, and has led our Commercial Division for the last 10 years. During his tenure C&W has successfully completed many notable Commercial projects including the VCUHS Childrens Hospital of Richmond Pavilion, The New State General Assemblies Building, VCUHS Adult Outpatient Pavilion, VCU Cabell Library, [...]

May 3rd, 2023|

C+W Completes VCU Health Services Adult Outpatient Pavilion Project

The Virginia Commonwealth University Health Services Adult Outpatient Pavilion, better known as AOP, is a 17-story, 615,000-square-foot medical facility.  There is also a 472,000 square foot parking deck with over 1,000 parking spaces. The facility features a wide array of outpatient clinics, women’s care space, oncology, diagnostic testing, and on-site laboratory and medical imaging services. C&W Installed the complete Electrical system in this facility including Service Equipment, Emergency Generators, Lighting Systems, and oversaw the installation of Tele/Data, Nurse Call, [...]

January 5th, 2022|

C+W congratulates Jay Atkinson on his retirement after 35 years with us!

Jay joined C+W in 1986 as an electrician and worked his way up from foreman to estimator and project manager, then Vice President. His most prominent projects have been the RVA 1, 2, and 3, Philip Morris EHQ Renovation, Unit 5 SCR Project at Dominion Generation’s Chesterfield Power Station, and the MillerCoors Shenandoah Brewery Project. Jay’s legacy within the industry will continue through Jimmy and Patricia’s efforts. Enjoy this next chapter with your family – you’ve earned it!!! [...]

July 23rd, 2021|

Chewning + Wilmer Provide Electric Installation for VCU Dorm

C+W is approaching a century in business. Established in 1924 to serve central Virginia, it provides large-scale installations, such as conference centers, office complexes, data centers, petrochemical labs and hospitals. It had also previously done work at VCU. In 2016, it completed the VCU Health System Children’s hospital and installed normal and emergency electrical services renovation at the college’s Cabell Library, which is one of the school’s busiest buildings. The library also included a 90,000-square-foot expansion. C+W is working [...]

July 16th, 2019|

C+W Welcomes James “Jimmy” Atkinson to the Team!

C+W is pleased to introduce James "Jimmy" Atkinson as our newest assistant project manager! Jimmy graduated from Virginia Tech in 2019 with a degree in Building Construction. Jimmy Atkinson has assisted with projects at WestRock, VCU Health's Adult Outpatient Facility, VCU Engineering Research Building. Welcome to the C+W Team Jimmy!!

July 15th, 2019|

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