Stan J., Engineering
Vectren colleague since 2008
College/Degree: University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Job Title/Department: Transmission & Substation Engineer III, Integrity Management
Job Responsibilities: Stan serves as one of Vectren's liaisons with the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO), of which Vectren is a member. MISO is a regional electric grid management organization that ensures the safe, cost-effective delivery of electric power across all or parts of 13 U.S. states. Stan supports design and systems planning for Vectren's electric substations and gas transmission line projects in addition to securing right-of-way access and easements.
Brad A., Supervisor, Operations G&E
Vectren colleague since 2006
College/Degree: College/Degree: University of Southern Indiana, Bachelor's of Science in Engineering
Job Title/Department: SCADA Engineer, Electrical Engineering
Job Responsibilities: Brad is responsible for specifying and procuring equipment for SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) installations on Vectren's electric infrastructure, which has more than 120 substations and 5,200 miles of power lines. SCADA technology enables remote control and monitoring of equipment in electric substations, which allows Vectren to better control reliability and assess and respond to power outages. Brad is also responsible for maintaining SCADA documentation which includes drawings, manuals and software licenses.
Nathan E., Information Technology
Vectren colleague since 2007
College/Degree: University of Southern Indiana, Bachelor's of Science in eBusiness
Job Title/Department: Application Analyst III, Information Technology (eBusiness)
Job Responsibilities: Nathan is responsible for design, development and support of Vectren's key eBusiness applications and systems. This includes Vectren.com, which provides self-service functionality for the company's 1 million customers and many internal systems that help support the customer contact center as well as field operations.
Rina H., Supervisor, DSM Planning & Evaluation
Vectren colleague since 2008
College/Degree: Indiana University, Indianapolis, Master of Science in Public Affairs
Indiana University, Bloomington, Bachelor's of Science in Public Affairs
Job Title/Department: Senior Conservation Analyst, Conservation
Job Responsibilities: Rina is responsible for the collection and analysis of data to evaluate and predict customer response to corporate energy efficiency and conservation initiatives. She conducts primary and secondary research of customer behaviors and attitudes as related to energy conservation initiatives. This research helps provide insights into identifying target customer groups for various programs and provides a baseline for program evaluation efforts. Rina also assists in designing, planning and managing evaluation efforts so that Vectren can monitor the overall effectiveness of the varying conservation programs.
Travis B., AccountingVectren colleague since 2009
College/Degree: Ball State University, Bachelor's of Science in Accounting
Job Title/Department: Senior Accounting Analyst, Regulatory Accounting
Job Responsibilities: Travis, a certified public accountant, is responsible for assisting with the month-end closing of financial statements for Vectren's utility and nonutility operations. He also prepares financial and statistical reports for Vectren's Board of Directors as well as regulators such as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil.