Don Geier is the Chairman of the Board of 3G Electric Inc in Garden City, Kansas. In 2018, Don transitioned to Chairman of the Board when his son, Scott, stepped into the role of President. Handing over the reigns to the family-owned electrical business has been the family tradition in the Geier family for three generations.
After graduating from Garden City Senior High School in 1967, Don attended Garden City Community College and eventually went to Oklahoma State University, where he was able to play football at the Division 1 level. During college, Don was drafted into the United States Army and spent three months in Basic Training. Mr. Geier returned to the Garden City community and started a family in 1975.
Don’s father, Florian, and Don’s uncles had been providing electrical services in the Garden City community since the 1940s and had established themselves as one of the leading electrical contractors in the area. Having witnessed and participated in the growth of their community, the Geier family saw an expanding need for quality electrical technicians and solutions. When he established 3G Electric, Inc with Don and another son, Steve, in 1979, Florian Geier was successful in ensuring the Geier family maintained a presence in Southwest Kansas as dependable and qualified electricians. Don Geier was elected as President of 3G Electric in 1981.
Don operated 3G Electric Inc for 38 years with a valued team of qualified personnel. Don and his team at 3G Electric Inc have been involved in much of the new construction in Garden City and the surrounding area. As technology has advanced, 3G Electric Inc has also updated many of the electrical systems that were originally installed by the Geier family of electricians.
Mr. Geier is respected in the Garden City community because he has a passion for the safe and proper growth of his hometown and the surrounding communities. Don has been active in many community organizations over the years, including the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce and the Knights of Columbus.
As he prepares for retirement, Don is excited to see the Geier family legacy continue. Mr. Geier is confident the values, dedication, and quality of service the Geier family has provided to their customers will always be the foundation of the business.