Henkels & McCoy Group

Founded in 1923, we build, engineer and connect the world’s strongest utility infrastructure networks.

Founded in 1923, we build, engineer and connect the world’s strongest utility infrastructure networks.


T. Roderick Henkels

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

T. Roderick Henkels represents the third generation of commitment to the company his grandfather founded in 1923.

Professional Experience

Mr. Henkels joined Henkels & McCoy in 1986 as a Field Supervisor of the firm’s York, Pennsylvania, Division. In 1988, he became Manager of the firm’s newly formed New England Division, managing telecommunications operations in the six-state area. In 1991, Mr. Henkels became Manager of the firm’s Southwest Division, located in Lewisville, Texas. In four years, he restructured the organization into a growing and profitable operation for the company. In May 1995, Mr. Henkels took a special assignment as Major Projects Manager for the Portland, Oregon, office managing all major projects within the Northwest.

Mr. Henkels was appointed Assistant Chief Operating Officer in 1996 and relocated to the corporate office in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. He assisted the Chief Operating Officer in the day-to-day field operations for the entire company, assuming responsibility for the improvement of productivity through all lines of business.

In 1998, Mr. Henkels was elected Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and in 1999, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In October of 2003, Mr. Henkels was promoted to Chief Executive Officer and President of Henkels & McCoy and in 2009 was elected Chairman.

Industry & Civic Involvement

Mr. Henkels was former Chair of and currently serves on the OSHA Electrical, Transmission and Distribution Partnership Executive Committee, is the former Chair of the Cradle of Liberty Boy Scouts of America Board and serves on the COLBSA Strategic Planning Committee, is a Board member of Cristo Rey High School, Philadelphia, PA, is a Member of the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and is a Board member and Chair of the Jr. Hockey Committee, Wissahickon Skating Club. Mr. Henkels was former Chairman of the Board of Trustees and former Chairman of the Diversity Committee of St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Philadelphia, PA. He is a former member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Board, a former member of The Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust Board and has served on the Liberty Mutual Advisory Board of Pennsylvania.


Mr. Henkels holds a Bachelor of Arts from Merrimack College.

James M. Dillahunty

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

President and Chief Operating Officer, Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

As President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Dillahunty is responsible for Henkels & McCoy, Inc.’s three operating regions (East, Central, and West) as well as the Pipeline Division. He is also responsible for the implementation of the company’s market strategies for power, oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution, and communications.

Professional Experience

James M. Dillahunty, a third generation contractor, has served the utility industry for over 35 years. In his 27-plus years with Henkels & McCoy, Mr. Dillahunty’s success in developing large, complex projects and programs has helped drive significant company growth. His contributions include leading the Western Operations, Pipeline Division, and several ventures internationally. He is one of the organization’s most accomplished executives in cultivating relationships with many of the company’s largest customers.

Industry & Civic Involvement

Mr. Dillahunty serves on the board of the Power & Communication Contractors Association (PCCA) and has served in similar capacities for the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) Foundation, the Western Energy Institute (WEI), and the Labor Committee for the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA).


Mr. Dillahunty holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Business from the University of Texas at Austin and Master of Business Administration in the Executive Business & Management Program at Pepperdine University.

J. Daniel Pigott Jr.

Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

President, H&M Shared Services, Inc.

As the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc., J. Daniel Pigott Jr. provides general executive leadership. In addition, in his role as President of H&M Shared Services, Inc., Mr. Pigott provides leadership and oversight of corporate functions in support of strategic goals and business unit operations.

Professional Experience

Mr. Pigott has nearly 38 years of experience at Henkels & McCoy and has served in numerous roles of increasing responsibility, including: Manager of Major Projects, Vice President and Engineering Division Manager, Vice President of Corporate Sales & Marketing, Vice President of Project Management, and Senior Vice President of Corporate Services.

Industry & Civic Involvement

Mr. Pigott serves on the Board of the Telecommunications Industry Association, which he previously chaired.


Mr. Pigott holds a Master of Business Administration from Wilkes College and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

David J. Cox

Senior Vice President of Communications, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Executive Vice President of Operations, Henkels & McCoy, Inc

David J. Cox has more than 30 years of progressive experience in construction operations, government contracting, and private business.

Professional Experience

He joined Henkels & McCoy in 1999 as Regional Manager of the Mid-Atlantic Region. In 2002, Mr. Cox became Director of the Washington Capital Region for the systems integration group of H&M NetWorks. He was promoted to Vice President of Operations of the Central Region in 2008 and Regional Vice President in 2012.

Prior to joining Henkels & McCoy, Mr. Cox served as Vice President of Media Technologies, Inc., a leading producer of satellite teleconferences and video productions for the White House. He also served as Director of Production for the House Recording Studio of the U.S. House of Representatives, where he had overall responsibility for providing members of the United States Congress with timely, effective satellite communications to their congressional districts. He directed the live television coverage of the State of the Union address in 1993 and 1994.


Mr. Cox holds a Bachelor of Arts in Radio and Television from Radford University.

James A. Duffy Jr.

Senior Vice President, Gas Distribution, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Regional Vice President, East Region, Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

James A. (Jim) Duffy Jr.’s business development skills have driven Henkels & McCoy business forward. Through his work in the East Region, Henkels & McCoy has expanded and grown its customer base while maintaining consistent bottom-line performance.

Professional Experience

Mr. Duffy joined Henkels & McCoy as Manager of Government Contracts in 1989 and was named Manager of National Accounts in 1993. In 1999, he was promoted to Vice President, Business Development. In this position, Mr. Duffy was responsible for the planning and management of Henkels & McCoy’s continued growth and expansion in design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for all aspects of electric power, gas, telephone, telecommunications, and voice/data/video.

In 2001, Mr. Duffy was named Vice President of Network Systems & Solutions. His responsibilities included the overall financial, sales, operational, and administrative management of the National Accounts Organization as well as the 20 local voice/data/video offices nationwide. Mr. Duffy was promoted to Vice President of Operations of the East Region in 2005 and Regional Vice President in 2011.


Mr. Duffy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Holy Family University and a Master of Business Administration from LaSalle University.

Michael J. Giarratano

Senior Vice President of Power, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Regional Vice President of the West Region, Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Michael J. Giarratano’s involvement in the power and gas utility engineering and construction business, as well as organization design and integration, is integral to the success of Henkels & McCoy.

Professional Experience

Mr. Giarratano began his career with Henkels & McCoy in 2013 as West Region Vice President of power operations with a concentration and focus in developing the power business, key customer relationships, and continued safety performance improvement.

During his 40 years in the industry, Mr. Giarratano served as President of the Utility Transmission & Distribution segment of Willbros Group, following the acquisition of Hawkeye Group and Infrastrux T&D Services, where he also served as President. Prior to that, he began his career in the nuclear power industry moving on to a division manager role for a northeastern utility.

Industry & Civic Involvement

Mr. Giarratano is a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association.


Mr. Giarratano holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University.

Joseph C. Paulits IV

Vice President of Finance, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of the subsidiary companies of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Joseph C. Paulits IV leads the team that provides the treasury, accounting, tax, credit and collections, internal audit, business insurance, and disbursements functions for the company, and is responsible for maintaining the company’s financial control environment.

Professional Experience

Mr. Paulits began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young and has served in numerous financial management positions with Henkels & McCoy since 1988.


Mr. Paulits is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Treasury Professional. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration degree from Philadelphia University.

Caroline Henrich

Vice President and General Counsel, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

Vice President and General Counsel, H&M Shared Services, Inc.

Caroline Henrich began her career with Henkels & McCoy in 2015 with a primary focus on managing and integrating best practices around contractual risk, managing all litigation, and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Henkels & McCoy, Mrs. Henrich held positions in private law practice specializing in energy, labor, and litigation. She served as inside counsel in various companies including Eastern Associated Coal Corp., NiSource: Columbia Gas, and Valero Energy Corporation: Premcor Refining. She also previously served as Vice President and Corporate Officer for Norsk Hydro, an international aluminum manufacturer.


Mrs. Henrich holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Laws degree from Pace University in Environmental Law.

Andrew Salvadore

Vice President of Health, Safety, and Environmental, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

As Vice President of Health, Safety, and Environmental of Henkels & McCoy Group, Andrew J. Salvadore provides strategic leadership in safety performance for all employees throughout North America.

Professional Experience

Mr. Salvadore has more than 30 years of experience as a Certified Safety Professional, with expertise in risk management, loss prevention/reduction, behavioral safety management, corporate governance, and compliance programs. Prior to joining Henkels & McCoy, Mr. Salvadore held positions at the Asplundh Tree Expert Company, Martin Marietta Aerospace, and EBASCO Constructors, Inc. Other notable accomplishments include numerous certifications from the Insurance Institute of America, OSHA, and the National Safety Council, among others.

Industry & Civic Involvement

Mr. Salvadore is a member of the Electrical Transmission and Distribution OSHA Partnership, the Edison Electrical Institute, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and the Penn Del Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture.


Mr. Salvadore holds a Bachelor of Science in Safety Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

David M. Lamoreaux

Vice President of Human Resources, Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.

David M. Lamoreaux is responsible for the oversight of all human resource programs and activities throughout the Henkels & McCoy Group companies.

Professional Experience

Mr. Lamoreaux joined Henkels & McCoy in 2009 and has been instrumental in implementing solutions for business matters related to employees and other human resource functions. His previous managerial leadership at CUH2A; Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Inc.; Baxter International; and Automatic Data Processing Inc., has added a unique business perspective to the Henkels & McCoy Group companies, which have deep, employee-focused cultures.


Mr. Lamoreaux holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Administration, Industrial Relations and Organizational Behavior from Temple University.

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