Entrepreneurship Founders

Bradley W. Botteron

Membership Information:

Member Status: Silver
Member Since: 2005

Contact Information:

Website: http://www.wachter.com

Employment:

Job Title: Chairman
Company: Wachter, Inc.
Location: Kansas, United States

Expertise:

  • Electrical Construction and Building Technology

Biography:

Brad Botteron is the Chairman of Wachter Inc. Wachter provides electrical power and integrated building system infrastructure to 52 of the Fortune 500 and many other companies across the United States. Their services include: nationwide electrical construction, automation and controls, voice, data, video, and security network design installation and maintenance. Brad's grandfather, William Wachter, founded Wachter Electric Co. in 1930. When Brad joined Wachter it was a small Midwestern electrical contractor with a dozen employees. Since that time Wachter has expanded in size and capability, currently employing approximately 1,600 electricians, technicians, engineers, managers and staff in 14 offices.

At the age of 20 Brad became a member of the LDS Church and one year later served a mission in Pocatello, Idaho and Salt Lake City, UT. After his mission, Brad attended BYU graduating with a degree in University Studies. While at BYU, he met his future wife Ann (Pyper). The couple were married in the Oakland Temple and together have 4 children: 2 boys (Jared and Brian) and 2 girls (Katie and Christen), and 9 grandchildren.