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Eric Gardner II

Executive Vice President, Estimating
With Royal Since 2000
Cell: (916) 718-4557
Direct: (916) 226-2290

Eric grew up on airports, learning the expertise of airfield electrical from his father and grandfather who were well known industry experts. Starting his career in Project Engineering at an early age, Eric quickly earned his reputation as a problem solver and relationship builder. Now, with over 20 years at Royal Electric, he leads our operations teams as Chief Operating Officer and a partner in the Company. Eric specializes in estimating and innovative design concepts that achieve the client’s desired outcomes for their project. In addition, his expansive knowledge of field operations in civil construction and electrical systems allow him to generate improvements in efficiency, through inventive specialty equipment or collaboration and sequencing of construction activities, means and methods. With his people-focused leadership style, Eric builds genuine relationships with Royal’s team and clients.

Eric is a skilled golfer and can often be found playing beautiful California courses, or at Serrano where he is a member. Living in Elk Grove with his wife and two boys, Eric believes in giving back to the community by coaching baseball and basketball for his two sons and supporting the local school where his kids attend. Eric and his family enjoy their free time at their houseboat on Shasta Lake or in the gorgeous Montana countryside with all the outdoor activities that area offers.

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