Baker Lightning Rod Company is a small, family-owned business. The original owner, Clarence Baker, was a salesman for ABC/Rhea Lightning Rod Company (founded 1938). When Mr. Rhea retired in the 1970s, Mr. Baker founded Baker Lightning Rod Company. Upon his own retirement, Mr. Baker sold the company to Phillip McCaffrey in 1986. Then, in 2005, Mr. McCaffrey retired and passed on the company to Francis Goger, who has worked as an installer for the company since 1983.
Francis Goger, the current owner, is a certified Underwriters Laboratories lightning rod installer. Over the years, he has gained a tremendous amount of knowledge and expertise in lightning protection systems. In addition, he brings a wide range of related skills to the company, including general construction and business ownership experience. He worked as a self-employed contractor and part-owner of a bed and breakfast alongside his full-time work as a lightning rod installer.
Baker Lightning Rod Company is a member of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, an advocacy group for small businesses. Francis Goger is also a member of the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School Board since 1998.
Where We Work
Baker Lightning Rod Company is based in Asbury, NJ in Central-West New Jersey. Therefore, we have access to a wide area, including:
- All of New Jersey
- The New York City metro area
- Eastern Pennsylvania