Brecke Pride. A long history of doing the job right.
Byron Brecke begins working for Galbreth Plumbing and Heating shortly after World War II.
Byron Brecke and Galbreth Plumbing and Heating travel throughout Iowa and install plumbing and heating systems in many of new schools being built to accommodate the baby boom.
After working his way up the ladder, Byron Brecke purchases Galbreth Plumbing and Heating and renames it B.G. Brecke, Inc.
Byron Brecke retires. His son, Rick Brecke, becomes President.
Rick Brecke retires after leading the company from 1979 through 2006, during which the company doubles in size.
Rod Brecke becomes President. Photo of Rod, Bob and Rick Brecke.
Rod Brecke retires after leading Brecke Mechanical Contractors from 2007 through 2009, during which the company rebuilds many businesses and facilities after the floods of 2008—the largest natural disaster in Cedar Rapids history.
Bob Brecke becomes President.
The company name is shortened to Brecke, Inc. We celebrate 50 years of doing the job right.