Executive Team

B.S. Electrical Engineering
B.S. Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia

Clayton M. Scharff, P.E.
Chief Executive Officer/President

Clay Scharff is the Chief Executive Officer and President for Sachs Electric Company and Chairman of the Board. He oversees all aspects of the corporation, including our branch offices and remote project locations across the nation. Clay is a Registered Professional Engineer in twenty-three states and is a Master Electrician in over twenty nine counties in fourteen states.

Clay is a member and has also served on several committees of Industry Affiliations including NECA, AGC, YPO and NSPE.

Clay was the recipient of the Outstanding Engineer in Construction Award for the year 2002 in honor of his engineering, professional and technical contributions as well as his civic and engineering achievements. In 2001, Clay was nominated and awarded the St. Louis Business Journal’s prestigious “40 under 40” special program.


B.S. Accounting
Missouri Central State University
Masters of Business Administration
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Patrick A. Kriegshauser, CPA
Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President

Pat Kriegshauser is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for Sachs Electric Company and its subsidiaries, Sachs Automation, Sachs Systems, Sachs Civil, Inc. and McGraw Electric Company. He also oversees the financial matters, accounting and administration for our branch offices in all areas of the country, as well as major project sites across the nation. Pat has extensive experience in financial management and accounting. As CFO/Executive Vice President, Pat oversees all aspects of accounting, treasury, information technology, risk management, credit, collections, administration, human resources, estimating and marketing.