Karl von Knobelsdorff

Karl von Knobelsdorff is CEO/President of Knobelsdorff. Through hard work and determination, he is credited with building a growing company and team based on trust and common ground. When Karl took over the company at 23 years of age, there were five employees, one division and work only in Minnesota. Today Knobelsdorff is averaging 250 employees, operates through four divisions (automation, electric, energy and power services) and performed work this past year in 26 different states. With a lifetime of experience and working his way up in the family-owned company, Karl is a self-taught licensed master electrician and holds licenses in seven different states. Karl serves as Principal on the NFPA 70® Code-Making Panel 14, emphasizing chapter 5 special occupancies and hazardous locations, articles 500-516 and is a board member of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).