Larry Beltramo has been selected by NECA as the recipient of the 2021 Comstock Award. The award, established in 1959 in memory of industry pioneer L.K. Comstock, is the association’s highest honor recognizing contributions in the complex field of labor relations.
Beltramo was presented with the award on Oct. 10 as part of the NECA Convention and Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee.
Beltramo was born and raised in San Jose, and has spent five decades in the construction industry with Rosendin Electric. After completing his apprenticeship, Beltramo worked as a superintendent, project manager, and executive vice president of operations before being named President and Chief Operating Officer at Rosendin in 2005. Beltramo has been passionate about furthering the industry throughout his career, participating in various IBEW/NECA committees.
He has served on local collective bargaining agreement negotiations, experience that has carried over to his seat as part of the Council on Industrial Relations. He was inducted into the prestigious Academy of Electrical Contracting in 2017. In January 2018, Mr. Beltramo began his tenure as NECA’s Vice President at Large, and was elected to serve as NECA President in 2019. After being a longtime participant, Mr. Beltramo became chair of NECA’s Large Contractor group, which meets regularly to discuss trends and challenges in the industry.
For more on NECA’s National Awards, visit the "Awards & Recognition" tab on NECA's Membership page.