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Collins Electric announces leadership changes; avows to maintain exemplary customer service, commitment to western Massachusetts community

CHICOPEE, Mass. – Collins Electric, western Massachusetts’ premier electrical contracting and design firm, today announced a change in leadership. Larry Eagan has taken the reins as company president & CEO. Patrick Egan has assumed the role of vice president of finance while Andrew Collins, the son of the company’s recently retired co-president, has assumed the role of vice president of operations and begin the fifth generation of family company ownership. Established in 1906, Collins Electric serves commercial, industrial and institutional facilities across western Massachusetts.

Larry Eagan, of Longmeadow, was the co-president with Joseph Collins until Collins’ retirement in late 2020. Larry has been with the company for over 30 years, representing the fourth generation of family ownership. Larry and Joe are the great-grandsons of the company co-founder, Timothy J. Collins.

Another great-grandson, Patrick Egan, of West Springfield, joined the company in 2019, previously serving as the CFO and COO of the YWCA of Western Massachusetts. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a master’s in business administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management.

Andrew Collins, of Springfield, first joined Collins Electric in 2011. He is a graduate of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 7 apprenticeship program and Johnson & Wales University. Collins has been working as an estimator and project manager for the company for the last several years. He is a great-great-grandson of Timothy J. Collins.

“Our commitment to quality work and service at every level has built a reputation for reliability, superior performance and value with a strong client base,” said Larry Eagan, president and CEO. “Patrick and Andrew are cut from the same cloth. They balance their drive with thoughtful planning. I have every confidence that together, they will help to continue to drive strategic growth.”

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About Collins Electric

Established in 1906 and in its fifth generation of ownership, Collins Electric Co., Inc. is a trusted electrical contracting and design firm serving commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities across western Massachusetts. At the core of daily operations is hands-on management by members of the Collins family. To learn more, visit