Category: Timeline


B&D’s current president, Troy Beall, the son of Bobby, started working at B&D as a journeyman in 1977. Like those before him, Troy learned the trade from the ground up.

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In 1969 B&D moved from their Moon and Central Location to their present location at 9720 Bell Avenue SE, one mile from the entrance of Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia National Laboratories. At this

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Very few contractors were doing work on New Mexico’s military bases, so Bud and Bobby shifted their focus to building relationships with Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. B&D

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Bud and Bobby changed the company’s services from residential to commercial work. Their first commercial project was Little Beaver Town, the first amusement park in Albuquerque. When Little Beaver town declared bankruptcy without paying B&D,

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Bud decided to team with his brother-in-law, Bobby Beall. Bobby worked his way up from an electrician until he was named Vice-President of B&D Electric in 1957. Bobby then became an owner in the company

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B&D Electric Company was founded by Bud and Dorothy Roache in 1955. They had a modest beginning wiring houses in the southeast heights of Albuquerque, NM. Bud had an innate business sense and an abundance

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