PK Electrical, Inc., under principal Karen Purcell, added 18 new clients and one new employee in 2011, improved staff qualifications when three staff members passed the LEED exam and one passed the ICC commercial inspector exam and grew revenue 18 percent. The company has plans to open a second office in the next 12 to 18 months. In 2011, Purcell also wrote and published a book and launched a nonprofit, STEMspire, to encourage young women to go into science, technology, engineering and math careers. Her goal is to help young women take advantage of rewarding career opportunities in STEM fields. Congratulations to Karen Purcell, Alan Wiskus and the entire PK Electrical team.