Staff Directory

Daniel R. Dominy
President

After attending Western Illinois University, Dan Dominy joined the family business in 1975.  Upon completion of the IBEW Local 134 apprenticeship program, Dan worked in the field for a time before moving into the office.  Dan holds a supervising electrician license with the City of Chicago. Dan has held positions of Assistant Purchasing Agent, Superintendent, Project Manager, and Vice President prior to his current role of President of Meany.  

Our customers appreciate Dan’s motto of “get the job done – no matter the cost” and his tenacious approach has earned Meany’s reputation of an electrical contractor capable of completing complex projects under the tightest schedules.

Dan’s calm temperament and infectious personality has had a positive effect on the corporate culture of our family business.  When he is not at the office “steering the ship”, Dan enjoys spending time at his lake house in Michigan and playing golf with colleagues and friends.

Jack D. Dominy
Vice President

Jack graduated from the University of Arizona with bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Management Information Systems in 1997 and joined the family business shortly thereafter.  Jack has held the positions of Superintendent, Estimator, and Project Manager over his twenty plus years at Meany. Jack currently serves the role of CFO in addition to sales and estimating, ensuring the financial health of the organization.  

Jack is a youth baseball coach and spends much of his time supporting his son in his athletic endeavors.  Jack and his wife Traci have both donated much of their time to the local community and charitable organizations.  Jack is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling with his family.

Nick Dominy
Superintendent

Shortly after graduating from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Advertising in 2012, Nick became the 5th Dominy to join the family business.  Nick currently serves as Superintendent and oversees all aspects of field productivity and operations, including supervising Meany’s information technology network.  Nick’s comprehensive 24/7 approach ensures the successful completion of each of Meany’s projects.

When not at work, though he is never truly “off the clock”, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife Rebecca and their daughter in addition to playing golf with friends. Nick is a passionate Chicago sports fan and tries to attend as many Blackhawks games as possible.

Nick Doerr
Office Manager

Nick graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree from Southern Illinois University in 1977.  Nick began his forty plus year career at Meany in 1978. After performing nearly every job in the company, Nick currently oversees the office at Meany.  His duties include managing payroll, business accounts, bonds, insurance, vehicles, city licenses, and anything else that must be done to ensure the continued success of Meany Inc.  

Nick is an accomplished artist specializing in drawing and a passionate music fan.

Dan Herman
Purchasing Agent

Dan joined Meany in 1977 as a warehouse assistant.   

Dan is the Purchasing Agent of Meany and oversees material and tool purchasing and equipment delivery.  His substantial knowledge of the intricacies of the electrical industry makes him a key resource for the field foremen and often “engineers” solutions for our field workforce.    

Dan is a sports fan and golfer. He also enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren.  

Diane Shaw
Assistant Office Manager

Diane began her career at Meany Inc. in 1990.  Since then, Diane has generated over $400 Million of invoices for Meany.  Among other duties, Diane oversees Job Creation, Job Cost, Purchase Orders, Time Sheets, Billings, Waivers, and Collections.  Prior to joining the Meany team, Diane worked as a personal secretary to the President of a water and oil piping company.

Diane’s husband Jim is a veteran of the US Army, and together they support both the USO and Wounded Warrior Project.  

Diane is a rabid Chicago Blackhawks fan and enjoys taking cruises and relaxing on the shores of Lake Michigan.



Adelita Alvarado
Accounts Receivable Specialist

Adelita, or “Addie”, recently joined Meany in 2018.  Addie assists Diane Shaw with billing and has been a wonderful addition to Meany Inc.

Prior to joining the Meany family, Addie worked as a Hair Stylist and was manager of a salon.  While she remains passionate about the beauty industry, she decided to make an occupation change with more standard hours, so she can spend more time with her two daughters – especially on the weekends and around the holidays.     

When out of the office, Addie enjoys shopping, the beach, and donating time at church.

Beth Defily
Accounts Payable Specialist

Beth graduated Western Illinois University in 1994.  Post college she worked in the advertising industry before making the decision to be a stay at home mom to raise her daughter.  Beth handles the responsibilities of receptionist and Accounts Payable.

Beth is an ardent supporter of the Chicago White Sox.  A member of the founding Comiskey family, Beth has deep ties to the organization and recently assisted the team as a hostess in the Stadium Club.  

Away from Meany, Beth is a cheerleading coach for the Frankfort Falcons and enjoys travelling, golf, and attending youth and professional sporting events.

Bill Slobodnik
Senior Estimator / Project Manager

Bill completed the IBEW/NJATT Electrical Apprenticeship Program in 1982.  From 1982 to 2002, Bill worked for an electrical contractor as a Foreman Electrician, Project Manager, and Estimator.  Bill joined Meany Inc. in 2002 as an estimator / project manager. Bill has an extensive portfolio of estimated, bid, and completed work within the transportation, package conveyance, commercial, and K-12 education markets.  Bill brings over 35 years of construction expertise to Meany Inc., and now oversees the estimating department along with his colleague, John Spila.

After successfully putting their two (2) children through college, Bill and his wife Deb enjoy cycling and travelling to their condo in Florida to boat, fish, walk on the beach, and relax in the warm weather.  

John Spila
Senior Estimator / Project Manager

John completed the IBEW/NJATT Electrical Apprenticeship Program in 1996.  John joined Meany as a 1st year apprentice in 1991, and had big shoes to fill, as his father John Spila Sr. was one of the finest electricians to have ever worked for Meany Inc. and the IBEW Local 134.   The Spilas are one of several “father-son” teams that have worked together at Meany and proudly exemplifies our extended family business.

John was a general foreman in the field for over ten years before entering the office as an estimator / project manager.  His extensive field experience and all around electrical knowledge has been integral in the success of the Meany estimating team.  John now oversees the estimating department alongside his colleague Bill Slobodnik.

John is an electrical inspector for the Town of St. John, Indiana.  

John is an avid fisherman and spends his time away from work with his wife Dawn raising and supporting their three (3) boys in all of their social and athletic endeavors.

Dave Easter
Estimator / Project Manager

Dave graduated the IBEW/NJATT Electrical Apprenticeship Program in 1996.  Dave holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Computer Studies from Robert Morris College in 2003 and completed his Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems from the Morris School of Management in 2008.  Dave holds a City of Orland Park Supervisor Electrician License, NECA Advanced Construction Law, and several technical and computer certifications.

Prior to joining Meany, Dave worked as a foreman electrician for 13 years with Burke Electric.  From 2006 thru 2016 Dave was an Foreman, Estimator, Project Manager, and Owner of Excel Electric in Frankfort, IL.  

Dave brings his vast electrical experience and IT expertise to the Meany team.  His organization and attention to detail allows Dave to effectively estimate and project manage several projects at once. Dave has been an excellent addition to the Meany estimating team.

When away from Meany, Dave is a Deacon at his church and enjoys long cycling rides.

Jeff Jameson
Estimator / Project Manager

Jeff joined Meany as a 1st year apprentice in 1998 and completed the IBEW/NJATT Electrical Apprenticeship Program in 2004. Jeff’s skill set was immediately noticeable, and he was quickly promoted to a General Foreman electrician and ran several successful projects for Meany over the past 15 years. Jeff has extensive experience with low voltage communications and has both overseen and personally installed miles of category 5/6 data cabling, fiber optics, fire alarm, security, and integrated communications.  

Jeff’s level-headed demeanor and electrical knowledge has served Meany well in his recent transition to Estimator / Project Manager.

Jeff is an outdoors sportsman and prefers to spend his free time in tree stands and fishing boats.  Jeff is also a supporter of the Chicago Bears and participates in multiple fantasy football leagues.

Mike Hoffman
Estimator / Project Manager

Mike joined the IBEW Local 134 in 1991 and was quickly promoted to General Foreman and supervised large electrical installations for Hiram Electric.  In 2003, Mike attended the NECA school of estimating and entered the office at Hiram as an Estimator in 2003. Mike holds a Supervising Electricians License with the City of Chicago.  In 2010, Mike worked for Peak Electric before joining Meany in 2015.

Outside of work, Mike is an accomplished competition body builder and fitness coach.  Mike is also a car and motorcycle enthusiast.

Rick Doerr
Safety Director

Rick joined Meany in 2014 as an assistant purchasing agent.  In 2016, because of his previous background in the safety industry, Rick took over the role of Safety Director.  Rick is OSHA 30 and NFPA 70E certified. Rick works closely with Meany’s 3rd party safety consultant, Optimum Results, and conducts tool box talks, lift training, tool inspections, site specific safety assessments, among other duties.  Rick is the head of our Meany Safety Leadership Team, a collection of General Foreman, Journeyman, and Apprentices that meet quarterly with Meany management to discuss and improve our overall safety plan.  Under his watch, Meany has averaged an outstanding .83 Experience Modification Rate.

Outside of work, Rick is a Chicago White Sox and Bears fan. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and fixing up his farmhouse for retirement.