EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ENERGY
Bob has over 25 years of experience as an electrical power engineer, engineering manager, project and program manager, business development professional, and leader. His substation engineering experience includes protective relays and controls, schematic design, wiring diagrams, bills of material, physical layout, and construction coordination for various transmission and distribution projects. Bob has solid expertise in all areas of substation and grid interconnection project execution, including design and engineering, as well as the construction & commissioning of substations and high-voltage equipment. He is an outstanding leader with the ability to provide classroom instruction in areas pertaining to substation engineering, as well as the aptitude to recruit top talent, retain strong teams, and uphold financial obligations.
Words to live by:
“If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”
Times Hiking the Grand Canyon
Years coaching softball for daughters’ teams
Alma Mater – Purdue (Boiler Up!)
Q&A session with: Bob Smith
What problems do you enjoy solving?
Developing a workforce to accommodate the demands of the Power Delivery Industry.
Who would you most like to swap places with for the day?
What is your favorite vacation spot?
South Haven, Michigan (North Beach)
What did you want to grow up to be when you were a kid?
Tell us something we don’t know?
I like pickles