I am a manager within Puget Sound Energy who runs the Telecom Department. I am responsible for 53 Telecom team members which are a mix of management, engineers, and union technicians. I have been in the telecommunications industry for almost 23 years but have only been with Puget Sound Energy for the last 3 years. I have been in management for the last 17 years. In management I have been a supervisor, an area manager, a regional manager, and now I am a 3rd level manager. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Lastly, I served in the Air Force National guard for 6 years as an aircraft electrician.