About Us

Chris Cole
(Owner and Founder) West Coast Utility Solutions

Education: Bachelor of Science. Business / Management and Physics – Long Island University / Southampton Campus

Experience: Sales manager, trainer, motivational speaker and leader on a regional and national level for brand name companies to include the following: McWane Poles,  Megger / HDW Electronics,  Huskie Tools Inc., Robert Bosch Tool Corporation,  Empire Building & Construction, and Lehman Brothers.

Strengths: Chris’s Passion for Safety is a driving factor in the approach he takes to both our clients and customers, understanding the risks involved in the power industry Chris always views products and services from the human standpoint and the impact that plays in the everyday lives of our customers . Recognized throughout the Western region in California and Nevada as the premier agent of manufacturers and their utility clients. Has consistently demonstrated a thorough knowledge of all products and services with an ability to constantly deliver excellent value and provide high-quality customer experience.

Cell: (310) 463-3269


Address: 15532 Antioch St. Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Max Fuentes
(Owner) West Coast Utility Solutions-North

Education: Bachelor of Science. Business / Management – University of Phoenix

Experience: Started his career in 1984 with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District as a pre-apprentice lineman in the transmission and distribution line department. Max has constructed and maintained transmission and distribution overhead and underground lines and equipment, having made journeyman lineman in 1988. He has led line crews as a foreman, line supervisor, educator, mentor and coach. Additionally his experience, education and knowledge have enabled him to provide high-quality training, accident investigation, and expert witness services. He has been at the forefront of delivering training to utilities from power to telecoms.

Strengths: Max enjoyed athletics his entire life as a lineman he competed and won championships at local, regional, and international lineman rodeos. Max has been a high school coach, coaching football, wrestling and softball. He has a passion for coaching and mentoring and passing his knowledge and experience on to others.

Cell: (916) 505-7298


Address: 4005 Manzanita Ave,  Suite 6 PMB 507,  Carmichael, CA 95608

Nicole Nelson
(Treasurer) West Coast Utility Solutions

Jessica Cisneros
(Regional Manager) West Coast Utility Solutions

Education:Palomar Community College

Experience: Western Territorial Manager and Director for Pro Tools Inc. since 2007. Developed and maintained multi-millon dollar contracts with major Southern California Utilities and Line Contractors. Maintained key contacts and relationships with utilities, contractors and vendors, while seeking out and establishing new contacts and business expansion.

Strengths: Detail-oriented and independent with a focus on exceeding customer expectations while undertaking complex business negotiations. Extensive experience in developing long term relationships with key buyers in a variety of industries, including construction and utility. Working with utilities I understand the risks the workers face, I am committed to working and focusing on products, services and solutions that always enhance the safety for these people.

Cell: (760) 519-9762‬‬‬

Email: Jessica.c@wcusi.com