Kevin is a Technical Specialist in the Columbus, Ohio office of McNees Wallace & Nurick and is the Executive Director of the Industrial Energy Users-Ohio. He focuses on monitoring and evaluating regulatory proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and various state agencies; provides analysis of proposed tariff or rate offerings; assists in the development of regulatory and commercial strategies; and provides clients’ assistance in utility contract negotiations, utility and site selections for new facilities, competitor analysis and analysis of customer usage patterns. He has been active in the creation of regional transmission organizations and presently serves on the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.’s Advisory Committee.
Prior to joining the firm, Kevin spent twelve years with The Timken Company managing a 20,000 DTH per day natural gas portfolio for the company’s Midwest facilities and participated in natural gas, pipeline and electric utility contract negotiation. As the company’s member representative at the Electricity Consumers Resource Council (ELCON) and Process Gas Consumers (PGC), he helped develop regulatory advocacy positions and worked with outside counsel representing the company in regulatory proceedings. Kevin held several additional supervisory positions at The Timken Company, where his duties included performing computer modeling and cost analysis to provide product pricing support for marketing, and also managing raw materials, logistics and management information systems in steelmaking operations.