Gary Huffman

Mr. Huffman has 30+ years of utility, electrical construction and consulting management experience and currently serves as Business Development Line Lead for Burns & McDonnell’s Distribution Modernization business line. He is the Vice Chair of the EEI Distribution Reliability Working Group, Vice Chair of the IEEE Distribution Resiliency Working Group and an active member of the IEEE Distribution and Grid Modernization Working Groups. Before joining Burns & McDonnell Mr. Huffman spent 23 years with Southern California Edison (SCE). During his tenure at SCE he successfully and safely managed utility operations, maintenance, and capital project teams in the Generation and T&D divisions. He has testified before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Air Resources Board (CARB), and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) as an expert witness and has managed many large Transmission, Distribution and Substation planning and construction projects and programs including construction and commissioning of the Devers – Palo Verde 500kV line in Southern California. Mr. Huffman served as Program Manager for FirstEnergy’s $600M annual “Energizing the Future” transmission infrastructure program and has experience with T&D planning, design, construction, operations, regulatory policy and cost of service development and rate recovery initiatives

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