You might expect to find a large number of women-owned businesses in the Bay Area. The San Francisco Business Times reports there are over 192,000 of them. What you might not expect to find is the Bay Area’s largest independent player in the industrial generator service industry among them. In the Business Times annual listing of the women-owned companies, CD & Power, Northern California’s largest, independent generator service company, muscled its way into the top 100 woman-owned businesses for the second year in a row.
Thirty years ago Chuck Uischner launched the company out of a single bay in Arnold Industrial Park in Martinez, California. Today, it continues to thrive as a family-owned business with Chuck’s daughter, Jill Collaro as President and his son, Don Uischner as Vice President.