Dean Sevy

Vice President, Southeast Operations

Over 25 years of experience in the power industry with focus on transmission design and project management. Past experience includes leadership positions in several organizations, managing groups of engineers and designers engineering projects for utility and commercial clients in the transmission, substation, and civil/structural areas. As a transmission engineer, Mr. Sevy has experience in voltage up to 500 kV and has served as the lead engineer on hundreds of transmission line projects. Prior to joining PDS, he served as the transmission group manager for a large national engineering company. 

Richard J. Conlin

Vice President​, Operations

Nearly 40 years of experience with significant time spent in an Electrical Distribution Operational / Customer Service environment. Past experience includes 20 years in leadership positions, managing work performance of large regional multi-disciplined groups, administering labor contracts for bargaining unit employees across multiple IBEW Locals, Leading organizational safety efforts, developing regional resource budgets, and the training, coaching, and development of team members. Also was team lead for several process design reviews, took lead on two major business unit consolidations, and has extensive skills in customer relations, establishing, monitoring, and managing performance metrics.

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E. Chris Whalen 

Vice President, Northeast Operations 

Over 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry. Past experiences include ten years as a transmission lineman, working on voltages from 34 kV to 500 kV. Ten years as an engineer in the transmission engineering group field, responsible for total project layout and design up to 500 kV. Eight years of Construction Management, overseeing various utility projects, including substation, distribution, communication and transmission, as well as supervision of construction management representatives.

Bob Kuhl

Director, Operations Services

Over 30 years experience in Operations / Project Management in the Pharmaceutical industry. Served as Director for large work group in the manufacturing department of an International Company. Currently responsible for project management and new business process design and implementation at PDS.

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Glenn Davis, PE

Director, Distribution

Over 40 years of experience in Project Management, Budgeting / Estimating, Electrical Transmission & Distribution - Aerial & Underground Design, Substation Design and Maintenance. Mr. Davis held the position of Senior Engineer for Substation Engineering Company and was a Consulting Engineer for Pepco Holdings, Inc.  Background in Budgeting, Designing and Project Management includes the preparation, review and approval of circuit designs, field layout designs, rights-of-way procurement, material procurement, coordination, estimates, justifications, construction plans, specifications, job orders and coordination. 

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Frank Cascino, PE

President
Over 30 years experience in the utility and consulting industries with emphasis on expertise in routing, designing, engineering, building, and maintaining high voltage transmission lines with voltages from 69 kV through 765 kV. Ten years at AEPSC in the Transmission Structures Engineering group primarily responsible for design of special foundations for 345 kV and 765 kV structures. Experience working on projects that require an all-encompassing permitting of high voltage transmission lines.