1910 Legacy Enterprises Created as Holding Company of White Electrical and Axis Energy

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The employee-owned companies of White Electrical and Axis Energy are pleased to announce they are now subsidiaries of a new holding company called 1910 Legacy Enterprises.

With the support of employee owners and the Board of Directors, 1910 Legacy Enterprises, Inc. was formed on October 2, 2017 as the holding company of White Electrical Construction Company, Inc. and Axis Energy, Inc. All employees were invited to submit naming ideas for the new company, and the ultimate selection of 1910 Legacy Enterprises pays tribute to the historical roots of White Electrical that was founded by K.D. White in 1910.

“For over 100 years, White Electrical has been the premier electrical contractor in the Southeast,” said Jeff Filippo, President and CEO of 1910 Legacy Enterprises. “Through three generations, White Electrical has built a legacy of business integrity, strong partnerships and ingenuity. Because of our strong partnerships and desire to build the company by serving customers with excellence, we proudly announce the formation of a holding company called 1910 Legacy Enterprises. The company will hold White Electrical and Axis Energy.”

1910 Legacy Enterprises is an employee-owned company, and all stock holders will be owners in this new entity. The new holding company is committed to the values passed down from White Electrical.

“1910 Legacy Enterprises was created to leverage a history of success built on strong partnerships,” said Filippo. “The legacy we carry forward is customer focused. This is evident in the vision statement shared across all the subsidiaries: to be the region’s preferred contractor who delivers solutions that provide every customer with peace of mind. We look forward to serving our clients for the next century, building our history through 1910 Legacy Enterprises and its group of companies.”

About 1910 Legacy’s Leadership Team:

Jeff Filippo, President & CEO:

Jeff Filippo is President and CEO of 1910 Legacy Enterprises. With 34 years of experience in the electrical industry, Jeff brings excellent management and organizational skills to the company and its subsidiaries. Jeff joined White Electrical in 2000 and was promoted to higher level leadership positions over the years, ultimately being named President and CEO in 2014. With the support of the employee owners and the Board of Directors, Jeff oversaw the creation and launch of 1910 Legacy Enterprises in 2017.

With the creation of the holding company, Jeff became President and CEO of 1910 Legacy Enterprises and President of Axis Energy Inc. He is also a member of the 1910 Legacy Enterprises Board of Directors as well as the White Electrical and Axis Energy Boards of Directors. He is responsible for overall management of the companies including financial, operations and strategic planning. He is a participant in the ESOP Benefits Committee, Chairman’s Committee and Compensation Committee.

Jerry Brittendall, Managing Director of Business Development:

With more than 30 Years of Construction, Marketing, Management and Commercial Development Experience, Jerry brings a unique set of skills to 1910 Legacy Enterprises as the Managing Director of Business Development. He leads strategic planning and management of the Business Development functions on a Corporate Level. He manages all Business Development policies and personnel in all locations for the subsidiary companies of 1910 Legacy Enterprises.

Steve Saussy, Controller:

Steve Saussy serves as the Controller for 1910 Legacy Enterprises and oversees the accounting and finance functions for 1910 Legacy and its subsidiaries. A graduate of the University of Georgia and Georgia State University, Steve is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia. Prior to joining 1910 Legacy and White Electrical, Steve spent 7 years working at public accounting firms working with clients in the construction and manufacturing industries.

About 1910 Legacy Enterprises, Inc.:

1910 Legacy Enterprises is the holding company of White Electrical and Axis Energy. 1910 Legacy is an employee-owned company born out of the need for the companies to grow along with the needs of their customers. 1910 Legacy’s mission is to continually position their companies for future growth while meeting the needs of partnerships they have built over the past 100+ years. They are committed to honoring the same legacy the White family created with a focus on: integrity, partnership and ingenuity for generations to come. For more information about 1910 Legacy Enterprises, contact Jerry Brittendall, Managing Director of Business Development, 400 Interstate North Parkway, SE, Suite 750, Atlanta, GA 30339; phone: 678-831-8500; web: http://www.1910Legacy.com.

About White Electrical Construction Company, Inc.:

White Electrical was founded in 1910 to serve the growing needs for electricity in the South, specifically for cotton and textile plants. Over the years, White Electrical has grown into a full service industrial electrical contractor supplying a wide range of key industries in the Southeast. The company takes pride in keeping pace with the latest advancements in technology while still honoring their 100+ year commitment of delivering on-time projects, providing quality service and creating a safe workplace.

Under the new organizational structure, White Electrical is held by 1910 Legacy Enterprises and continues to be an employee-owned company. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in Birmingham, AL, Brunswick, GA, Chattanooga, TN, Jacksonville, FL, Raleigh, NC, Rome, GA and Savannah, GA. White Electrical believes safety is a moral obligation, and employs and enforces rigorous, industry-best safety practices as evidenced by their compliance with Browz, ISNetworld, NCMS, PEC, PICS and SMI safety standards. For more information, please visit: http://www.White-Electrical.com

About Axis Energy, Inc.:

Axis Energy provides renewable energy solutions to key industries in the Southeast. With a strong reputation and track record, and years of renewable energy experience, they deliver superior quality at a competitive price. Axis offers their partners a true turnkey Engineering, Procurement Construction (EPC) and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) solution. Backed by 1910 Legacy Enterprises, Axis has the financial security to bond and procure projects of all sizes. As an employee-owned company, every team member is directly vested in success and driven to succeed, which benefits all customers in the quality of work and outstanding culture of safety. For more information, please visit: http://www.axis-energyinc.com.

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