Founded in 1940, Oberlander Electric Co., Inc., is a third-generation electrical contractor based in Peoria. The company provides services to residential and commercial customers in the community and its surrounding areas, including Galesburg and Bloomington. It specializes in installing solar power, pool wiring, data communication, lighting, and generators. The company's president, Stephen C. Gardner, Jr., completed his NECA/IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship in 1996. He is also the current president of the NECA and St. Jude Leadership Board.