Our History

James and Evelyn Babcock founded James Babcock Inc., and headquartered its operations in Indianapolis, in 1955. James continued to play a very active role in the company until his passing in 1992.

Dave Babcock - President

Dave Babcock joined JBI as a full-time employee in 1962. Dave currently serves as the company's President and is an active member of the Indianapolis community. Dave volunteers as a Deputy Fire Marshall in the Fire Prevention Bureau of the Indianapolis Fire Department. Dave received his Master Electrical License in 1965.

Ann Babcock - Secretary and Treasurer

Ann is responsible for accounting and finances at JBI. When Ann is not working she enjoys her grandchildren and volunteering at Community Hospital in Indianapolis.

Bill Babcock - Vice President Estimating

Bill is responsible for all estimating of large, small, private and public projects for the company. Using Accubid, Bill is able to complete bids and budgets quickly and accurately. Bill joined JBI full-time in 1986 and is a graduate of the ABC Electrical Journeyman Program. Bill and wife Margaret have two children and Bill is a member of the Indianapolis Umpires Association. Bill received his Master Electrical License in 1994.

Dan Babcock - Vice President Operations

Dan in in charge of all operations and project management for JBI including its project managers, superintendents and electrical foremen. Dan joined the company full-time in 1989. Dan and his wife, Betsy, have four children and Dan volunteers as a member of the Scecina Memorial High School Board of Directors and is also a member of the Saint Simon Parish Festival Committee. Dan received his Master Electrical License in 1993 and has completed the Purdue University BCM/ABC Electrical Project Management Course.

James Babcock Inc. is proud of its employees and their years of service with the company. Ten percent of JBI's employees have been with the company for over 40 years, 40% for over 25 years, 55% for over 15 years, and 65% for over 10 years.