Tom K. Sorley (Futures Council)

Tom K. Sorley

Executive Chairman, Rosendin Electric

Rosendin Electric is a 100% employee-owned electrical contractor focused on delivering sophisticated and integrated electrical systems across a wide range of industries and geographic areas. A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Tom has been in the electrical construction industry for 41 years, the last 31 of which have been at Rosendin.

Named President in 1992, Tom has led a team of professionals that have seen the company grow from a small footprint in California to become one of the largest Electrical Contractors in the Nation. With a focus on the strength of the ownership culture, Rosendin Electric takes pride in an environment of empowerment and inclusion that supports the growth of the individual as well as the Company

Tom serves or has served on boards at the San Francisco Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America, The Beavers (2011-2020). The National Academy of Construction (2012-present), The Lean Construction Institute (2012-2018), The Construction Industry Roundtable (2012-2015) and was the former Chairperson for the Design-Build Institute of America (2008).  In 2011, Tom was inducted to the National Academy of Construction and received the San Francisco Bay Area Construction Industry Good Scout Award and was recently named by ENR as one of the Top 25 influential in the construction industry for 2019.