Mr. Pankratz is responsible for Electric Transmission Engineering, Construction, Project Management and leadership of major projects for NorthWestern Energy’s T&D business unit. This includes the Electric Transmission Engineering & Construction team and a team of Project Managers responsible for major project management.
Tom joined NWE in 1998 and then went on to hold positions of increasing levels of responsibility up to his current role. He attended the Public Utilities Executive course at the University of Idaho in 2017. Prior to joining NWE, Tom worked as an engineering consultant for 5 years.
Mr. Pankratz has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Montana and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). In his spare time, Tom enjoys hunting, spending time at the lake with his family and backcountry snowmobiling in Montana.