About Us

Meet the Owners

Ron Tesdell – President & Owner

Ron is the President, Owner and Founder of Tesdell Electric. He started Tesdell Electric over 38 years ago with the vision of providing superb electrical wiring to businesses. Home owners, and contractors throughout Des Moines and Iowa. During a typical week you can find Ron on site providing estimates, working on design-build engineering projects and overall company management. His favorite part about his job is getting to work with his awesome clients. He is originally from Slater, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University. He enjoys spending time with his wife Pam and his sons, Matt and Mike, working and teaching, he actually taught school for 6 years before starting Tesdell Electric.

Matt Tesdell – Vice President & Communications Division Manager

Matt wears many hats at Tesdell Electric, during a typical week you can find him making estimates, managing projects, working on new technology designs and engineering them, programming systems, designing new lighting/shading systems, providing tech and internal IT support among various other things. His favorite part of his job is engineering technology solutions that integrate cross platform products into a unified solution for customers. He currently holds his Class A Master Electrical License as well as BICSI RCDD credential. When not at the office, Matt enjoys kickboxing, volunteering and spending time with his wife, Amy, and their little guy, Lucas.

Mike Tesdell – Vice President & Electrical Project Manager

During a typical week you can find Mike making estimates, managing projects, scheduling service work, as well as overseeing our general labor force.  He currently holds his Class A Journeyman Electrical License. When not at the office, Mike enjoys riding ATV’s and spending time with his wife, Kim, and their daughter, Mackenzie.