Who is Extreme Electric, inc.


Extreme Electric, Inc. is a mid-size electrical contractor in the Greater Nashville area. We concentrate on making sure our relationships with our partners prove to be exceptional, consistent and trustworthy. We value honesty and integrity so that we can provide the utmost excellent service to you and your company. 


Extreme Electric, Inc. was founded in 2003 by Linda Raley. With her husband, Jeff Raley by her side as a Senior Estimator they have successfully grown as one of the leading electrical contractors in Nashville. Their combined experience has helped with the continued growth and success of Extreme Electric, Inc. 


In 2019, Josh Warner became a shareholder in the business and shared the ownership responsibilities with Linda Raley. Josh, the ambitious person that he is, took over full ownership of Extreme Electric, Inc. Josh comes with over 20 years experience in the electrical field and has picked up the business knowledge in the office faster than most. Josh balances the field guys, getting bids out, and working with the finances of the company. Linda & Jeff couldn't be more proud and excited to hand the torch over to Josh! 


During this pandemic, many companies have unfortunately had to shut down because of Covid-19. However, Extreme Electric, Inc. has made it a point to keep our guys working and thankfully we were considered essential workers. During this time, we have made it a point to keep PPE available to all our employees out in the field as well as in the office. With everyone working together, making sure they wear their mask, and staying 6-feet apart, we have managed to keep the contracted cases of Coronavirus to a very, very minimum. We are very proud of our team and strive to keep a safe working environment. 


Extreme Electric, Inc. holds an Unlimited State of Tennessee Contractors License along with a State of Tennessee Electrical License. We also have multiple city and county licenses throughout the state of Tennessee. Extreme Electric, Inc. has grown at a rapid pace over the last couple of years and has kept their A+ Rating with the BBB.


Extreme Electric, Inc. has an amazing core group of electricians, most have been with us for more than 10 years. We provide and maintain a positive and upbeat attitude, which is an essential part of our growing business. Extreme Electric, Inc. provides advancement opportunities for our staff through on-the-job training as well as formal schooling at IEC Middle TN. We hire Journeyman Electricians, apprentices, and helpers. We guide our employees through their career to help them become the utmost confident and excellent journeymen, superintendents, project managers and estimators. 


At Extreme Electric, Inc. we take safety very serious. We have a safety handbook outlined to provide our employees with the tools necessary to maintain a safe work environment. We expect our employees to adhere to all safety rules in order to keep each job site safe. We require and maintain weekly tool box topic meetings on all job sites. 


leadership team


Josh Warner - President & CEO 


​Josh Warner brings more than 20 years experience as an Electrician to Extreme Electric, Inc. Josh has been with Extreme Electric, Inc since 2012. He is a licensed electrician in the State of Tennessee, along with the State of Michigan. Josh also is the Qualifying Agent for Extreme Electric, Inc. and also holds the Business Law License for the State of Tennessee. Josh is an Estimator and a Project Manager at the office, but is known to show up on a jobsite with his tools in hand just to make sure he still has it. Josh stays very busy with making sure all our projects are safe, our bids get out timely, and our projects are running smooth. 


Outside work, Josh enjoys taking his boat out on various lakes across the mid-west and sometimes the Atlantic ocean. He also is an avid Nashville Predators fan. Josh loves to ride his Can-Am, rooting on the Tennessee Titans, loves his dog, Miken (when I say love, Miken is his world), and often takes time to visit his family in Michigan and Indiana. 


Gary Baum, Vice President


​Gary Baum brings more than 25 years experience as an Electrician to Extreme Electric, Inc. Gary has been with Extreme Electric, Inc. since 2008. He holds a Master's Electrical License for the Extreme Electric, Inc. and also has a Master's in Michigan, Kentucky, and Alabama. Gary is our Superintendent Manager for the company and works alongside our field guys to ensure our jobs are completed timely and look the best they can. You can find Gary in the office working on take-offs and change orders but also enjoys working with his tools. Gary brings a lot of code knowledge to our team!


Outside work, Gary enjoys hunting and shooting. Gary has been married to his wife Angela for more than 20 years and they love to take family trips together with their daughter, Alyssa. Cruise trips are their favorite because Angela and Alyssa can enjoy being with Gary without his phone going crazy with calls from inspectors, our employees, and the office staff. 

Chrissy Johnson - Controller


​Chrissy Johnson brings more than 25 years experience as Controller/Comptroller positions in her professional history. Chrissy has been with Extreme Electric, Inc. since 2018. She has a Masters in Accounting and a Bachelor's in Human Resources. She holds a Kentucky Business Law and is a notary in Indiana and Tennessee. Chrissy is on the board for IEC Middle Tennessee as the Treasurer. She is very involved with the education of our upcoming Electricians. She wears many hats at Extreme Electric, Inc., from overseeing the office staff, billing our contract jobs, budgeting and forecasting the company financials, overseeing payroll, and welcoming new employees. Chrissy spends countless hours at the office making sure the company books are closed timely, profits margins are acceptable, forecasting ahead for future purchases for the company, along with completing her daily tasks. 


Outside work, Chrissy enjoys going to the Smokey Mountains, going to Florida and Indiana to visit family, antique shopping, and relaxing with her puppies, Dixie, Cheewa, and Bella! Chrissy also loves the Predators and tries to get to games on occasion! Chrissy has been married for 25 years to her husband, Ron and has a son, Drew.