Michael E. McPhee
Year Inducted: 2003
Degree: (B.S.E. Electrical Engineering '81, MBA '94)
Bio: Mr. McPhee is President of McPhee Electric Ltd. LLC of Farmington, CT and Vice President of Operations for Xcelecom, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UIL Holdings Corporation. McPhee Electric Ltd. was founded in 1974 and acquired by Xcelecom in September 2000. Specializing in the installation and design of sophisticated electrical power and communications networks, the company has specific skills in fiber optic long-haul, last mile, and premise installations; power generation plants; wireless tower installations; and design-build construction. Performing work from Florida to Vermont over the last 20 years, McPhee Electric Ltd. has worked on Foxwoods Casino, Mashantucket, CT; Husky Hot-Runner, Milton, VT; Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT; Providence Place Mall, Providence, RI; Jabil Circuits, Billerica, MA; Thunder Waters Casino; Niagara Falls, NY; Cross Sound Cable Project, New Haven, CT; as well as Rentschler Field, the University of Connecticut Chemistry Building, and Avery Point Marine Science Center. Mr. McPhee is a registered professional engineer in Rhode Island and Connecticut, President of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association, and a member of the University of Connecticut Founders Society. He has provided generous support to the School of Engineering.