Meet Our Teams
Owners Ben & Jennifer Day
Ben started his electrical career in 1982 in Newport News, VA where he worked toward and received his journeyman and Master electrician from Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School. He continued working on submarines and air craft carriers for several years before starting Olde Towne Electric. Ben, Jennifer and their daughter Jaclyn moved back home to Beaufort in 1997. After working a few months for another electrical contractor Ben decided to take a giant step and build Olde Towne Electric into a full time job.
Jennifer is the co-owner and office manager for Olde Towne Electric. She is also a graduate of Newport News Apprentice School as an Inside Machinist. She worked for four years as an electrician on board an aircraft carrier while going to school to obtain her Associate degree as a registered nurse.
Chris is a third generation electrician. His grandfather, Howard King, Sr, owned King Electric. Chris’ mother, Mattie Moye King Bridgers, is a retired electrical engineer with Greenville utilities. Howard King, Jr., uncle, owns King Electrical of Fayetteville. Chris is also an Eagle Scout with troop 826 from Greenville, NC. Chris started his career at King Electrical working on the bridge crew. Chris then moved to Greenville and began working for Robert Saieed, the owner of Open Circuit Electric. He honed his skills as an electrical journeyman. Chris wired roughly 50 houses for Open Circuit. He is very well trained in troubleshooting electrical problems. Chris moved to Carteret County in 2006 and has a son, Holton. He is the construction manager and an electrical journeyman for Olde Towne Electric.
Jaci is the daughter of Ben & Jennifer. She started helping on jobsites in high school and now works in the field as well as the office. She is a 2009 graduate from East Carolina University with a degree in Economics. Jaci has been training and showing horses since 1991. She is married to Lee and together have two daughters, Ella and Alice. They all love being outside fishing, hunting, and horseback riding.
In the field.......
The daughter of Lee and Jaci, was born in 2011 in Morehead City. She loves being outside, playing in the water, and riding horses.
The youngest daughter of Lee & Jaci was born 6 weeks early after an exciting helicopter ride to Vidant in Greenville, NC. She is growing like a weed and loves to be cuddled.
The son of Chris, was born in 2009 in Greenville. He likes playing on the Wii, jumping on the trampoline, and building with Legos.