Our Team

Holden Electric retains skilled and licensed electrical crews. Our dedicated electricians and technicians offer a full range of specialty wiring methods, including lighting applications, electrical distribution, power quality analysis, emergency back-up generator power, street and signal lighting, fire alarm, security, and nurse call systems, and telephone and data cabling. With conscientious work habits and a unilateral commitment to safety, quality and efficiency, our employees are top notch.

Office team

Rick OsbakkenPresident/CEO

Rick is the owner and operator of Holden Electric. He is a Master Electrician with 28 years experience in the electrical industry. Rick holds Electrical licenses in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Rick currently serves on the Twin Ports Chapter of NECA as Director and

Jesse JohnsonVP/Estimator/Project Manager

Jesse started his career at Holden Electric in 1996 working up to journeyman electrician to project manager. In 2015 Jesse invested into Holden Electric and now serves as Vice President of Holden Electric. Jesse has been and continues to be the project manager for many significant jobs. He also now oversees a large portion of the daily operations at the Brainerd Office. Jesse will make himself available 24/7 if needed.

Lori ForsbergCorporate Secretary/ Office Manager

Lori manages the accounting operations for Holden Electric and is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting, financial analysis and cash management for the company. She has several years of corporate accounting experience and has been with Holden Electric since 1997.

Beth ArnoldAdministrative Assistant

Beth just recently started as administrative assistant. She will assist Lori in all administrative duties required with the company.

Scott MoserEstimator/Project Manager

Scott started at Holden as a JW Electrician, after leaving in 1997 he came back to Holden in in 2015. As a Project Manager he oversees the progressive operations at various job sites and coordinates with owners, engineering and management to assure that projects are completed in a professional and timely manner. As an estimator he contacts new prospects and schedules upcoming bidding projects. He is involved in the bid and proposal process as well as converting a bid to a manageable job.

Randy PraughtService Estimator/Coordinator

Randy is a Licensed Electrician who came into the office to share his knowledge from his experiences on the service truck and running jobs.

John WulffPurchaser/Operations

John has over 30 years with Holden Electric. He is a great asset to our company with his knowledge on parts. He continually presents our team with time-saving options for our installers.

Nick MuselService Estimator – Agate Electric Division

Nick started his apprenticeship at Agate Electric working his way to a JW and now serves as the key estimator for small work in the Duluth/Two Harbors area. His experience on the service truck offers our customers confidence when he is providing a quote.

Bill AndersonOperations Manager – Agate Electric Division

Bill has started with Agate Electric in 2012 but came with 20 years of operations experience in the construction industry. He is a key player in the day-to-day operation of the Division Office.

Diane WellsAssistant Office Manager – Agate Electric Division

Diane started with Agate Electric in 1999 doing all accounting for over 15 years. With the merger she has taken the role of liaison between the corporate office and the division office. She assists with AP, new jobs, billing, etc. as needed.