President, Versant Power
John joined Versant Power in 2020 as President. With more than 400 employees and 10,400 square miles of service territory, Versant Power delivers essential electricity services to over 160,000 customers across northern and eastern Maine.
John comes to Versant Power with more than 30 years of industry experience with utilities in New England and throughout the United States. An energetic and dynamic leader, he brings decades of expertise in large utility project execution, strategic planning, business development, risk management, financial expertise and regulatory acumen. Most recently, John led the Strategy & Public Affairs team for Vermont Electric Co. and held previous roles as Global Head of Strategy & Development and Senior Vice President of Strategy & Development with National Grid, as well as leadership positions within American Transmission Company and American Electric Power.
Originally from Connecticut, John graduated from Fairfield University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and received further education from the University of Michigan School of Business and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School.
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