Carl Fry

President and CEO
Welsbach Electric Corporation

Value Delivered

Carl is responsible for managing daily operations for Welsbach Electric Corp. in Queens, New York, as well as providing business development, executive leadership, short-term and long-term business planning, and mission critical executive support.  Applying his extensive knowledge of the market and the industry, Carl helps ensure we deliver the electrical solutions our clients need to meet today's demanding energy and supply chain challenges.

On an operational level, Carl participates in key project decisions, meets with public agencies and general contractors, visits jobsites, and maintains continuous communications with project teams and vendors. He also works closely with the operations and estimating departments to help maintain high quality services, effective working relationships, and productive operations.

In addition, Carl initiates bids, assists with estimate and proposal development, and monitors the proposal presentation, review, and acceptance process.


Carl began his career in 1990 as an IBEW electrical apprentice and upon completion of the program, has served in the capacities of journeyman wireman, foreman, assistant general foreman, and general foreman. Throughout his time in the field, he gained a solid understanding of the commercial, industrial, and utility markets, which has helped him become the hands-on leader that he is today.  

In 2009 Carl joined Welsbach Electric as a project coordinator before he advanced to project manager, assistant vice president, and then vice president in 2014. In 2023 he took over as president and CEO.

Throughout his career Carl has been an electrical instructor for the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC), as well as an OSHA outreach instructor. He holds a Master Electrician’s License in the state of New Jersey and is a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association.

The Personal Side

Carl and his wife have three daughters. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, playing golf, woodworking, and spending time with his family. He also has been a volunteer firefighter of over 30 years and a member of the Board of Adjustment for over 15 years.