Firm Profile

York River Electric, Inc., a Virginia registered class “A” General Contractor, is a woman-owned minority disadvantaged business. Furthermore, York River is a Minority Business Enterprise company and the Commonwealth of Virginia has recognized York River as a Small, Women, and Minority (SWaM) company”. We provide our customers with responsive high quality work for industrial, federal, commercial and institutional construction, renovation, service and maintenance projects.

The customer benefits from York River’s expertise with regard to the appropriate selection and use of construction materials, placement methods, selected skilled trades, as well as, long term relationships with preferred subcontractors. We have proven our construction capabilities through the successful execution of hundreds of projects. Most of these projects involved fast track, high visibility renovation and new construction of facilities under the watchful eye of government officials, engineers, architects and owner representatives.

Key Management

Catherine (Cathy) McQuade - President

Cathy McQuade has been York River Electric, Inc. President since 1999. During this tenure, she has expanded the company from an electrical subcontractor into a general contractor that self performs carpentry and other selected scopes of work while performing the electrical work on all projects. She has also strived to establish and maintain new customer relationships with diverse clients located throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and North Carolina. Cathy’s goals are to increase the overall volume of construction contracts at a pace that can be efficiently and effectively managed to satisfy customers while maintaining the corporate philosophy of Quality, Safety, and Ethics.

Mark A. Bryan - Treasurer

Mark has thirty years of experience in the construction industry and serves as the Treasurer of York River Electric, Inc. He holds a general contractor’s license and master electricians license in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mark is focused on the estimating and daily operations of the company. In addition to his operations management role, he has experience in the industry, including superintendent, estimator and project manager. He is responsible for maintaining the highest standards of Quality workmanship, Safe working environment for all workers, and ensures project management staff maintains the Ethics established by York River.