Thomas Cardin is employed by Southwest Gas Corporation in Las Vegas, Nevada as the Director of Gas Operations. He has 20 years of experience in natural gas design, construction, compliance and regulatory matters. He is responsible for the Division operations and maintenance departments, which include construction, engineering, compliance and technical services, with approximately 180 employees and an annual budget of $150 million. Southern Nevada serves approximately 645,000 customers. Thomas holds a BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and an MBA from Colorado State University.