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.

Video Production: JE Films (Lynchburg, VA)

Check Out Our New Logo and Website

Chewning + Wilmer is happy to announce our new logo, website, and updated social media channels. In addition to updating our existing Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, we will also be utilizing Twitter as a social media marketing platform. We’ve stayed to our brand’s brand primary colors, first established in 1924. Our fresh new website will display our wide variety of work experience and available services, in addition to featuring our full staff, with new headshots. Chewning + Wilmer President, [...]

March 14th, 2019|

CEO Robert M. Zahn retires from C+W

After 33 years of service, Robert M. Zahn retired from Chewning + Wilmer on April 5, 2019. Robert began working for C+W in 1986 as a journeyman. He advanced to foreman to project planner to project manager over the next 14 years. In 2001, Robert became a shareholder and was named as Vice President. In 2008 Robert became President and has served as CEO/President since 2009.   Robert has been a leader of our industry locally and nationally. He [...]

March 10th, 2019|

Robert M. Zahn inducted into The Academy of Electrical Contracting!

Robert M. Zahn inducted into The Academy of Electrical Contracting! David Hardt welcomes Robert into the Academy as part of the 50 th Anniversary in Philadelphia. The Academy of Electrical Contracting honors outstanding leaders in the electrical contracting industry, and it preserves and utilizes their wealth of experience and knowledge for the benefit of the industry. There have been 712 inductees over 50 years. C+W has been fortunate to have (4) Academy inductees: Mr. Thomas Wilmer; Mr. Charles “Jed” [...]

March 5th, 2019|

“Pledge to America’s Workers” program

Robert M. Zahn attended White House advisory board meeting as part of the “Pledge to America’s Workers” program.  Robert was part of the NECA delegation at the meeting. NECA pledges to create 60,000 new jobs. Thank you, Robert, for representing our industry and C+W at this event.  IBEW + NECA can certainly meet this challenge of providing the best trained electricians in the industry!

March 1st, 2019|


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