I graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation I began my Engineering career working at North Star Steel Az. While at North Star Steel I worked as a Process Engineer, Reliability Engineer and Manager of the Rod Block Process. I worked at North Star Steel for 5 ½ years. I then switched to the Utility Industry and began working for Arizona Public Service (APS). I currently have worked for APS for 15 years. During my career for APS I have worked at two coal fired power plants (Cholla Power Plant and Four Corners Power Plant). I have had the opportunity to work as an Engineer, Engineering Manager and I have been a Production Manager at both Plants.