Nebraska Electrician Named ABC Craft Professional of the Year Finalist

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) ( this week announced that Chris Allison, a Lincoln-based electrician with ABC Cornhusker Chapter member Sentry Electric, has been named a finalist for its 2017 Craft Professional of the Year. Winners awards will be announced March 3 during ABC’s Workforce Week ’17 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

“Chris Allison is a true professional both in the field and in the classroom and we are thrilled that he has been named a finalist for ABC’s Craft Professional of the Year,” said ABC Cornhusker Chapter President Anne Klute. “Chris not only supports his fellow professionals on the job, but he gives back to the industry as an instructor in the ABC Training Programs and to the community through providing education during our Scout Saturday Merit Badge. I am proud to say the Chris and Sentry Electric are longtime ABC members and am confident they will represent Nebraska well at during ABC’s Workforce Week.”

ABC presents the Craft Professional of the Year award to a construction craft professional who excels in his or her field while also demonstrating a commitment to safety, training and the merit shop philosophy. The 2017 winner will receive a brand-new 2017 Ram Tradesman Crew Cab truck from the award’s exclusive sponsor, Tradesmen International, with custom upgrades donated by ABC business partner Ram Commercial. In addition, each of the finalists received a tool kit from Bosch.