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Richard S. Swartz
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Rick
Richard S. Swartz, was appointed president and chief executive officer on January 1, 2017. Prior to his current role, he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer from September 2016 and as senior vice president and chief operating officer from May 2011 to September 2016. Mr. Swartz served as senior vice president from August 2009 to May 2011, and as a group vice president from 2004 to 2009. Prior to becoming a group vice president, Mr. Swartz served as vice president of our transmission & distribution central division from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Swartz has held a number of additional positions since he joined us in 1982, including project foreman, superintendent, project manager and district manager.
Kenneth M. Hartwick
Chairman of the Board
Kenneth

Mr. Hartwick has served as our Chairman of the Board since March 2018 and as a Director since 2015. Mr. Hartwick is currently Senior Vice President of Finance, Strategy, Risk & Chief Financial Officer for Ontario Power Generation, a provincial owner of power generation in Ontario, Canada. Prior to his current position, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Wellspring Financial Corporation, a Canadian sales financing company and held the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Just Energy Group, Inc., Chief Financial Officer at Hydro One, Inc. and Partner at Ernst & Young, LLP.

Chairman of the Board
Bradley T. Favreau
Director
Brad

Mr. Favreau has served as a Director since 2016. Mr. Favreau currently serves as Partner at Engine Capital Management, LLC, which is an investment manager to value-oriented special situations funds that invest both actively and passively in companies undergoing change. His responsibilities include sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as monitoring portfolio risk and position sizing.

Jennifer E. Lowry
Director
Jennifer E. Lowry
Ms. Lowry has served as a Director since 2018. Ms. Lowry is Vice President of Corporate Finance for McCormick & Company, Inc. Ms. Lowry previously held management positions with Exelon Corporation (“Exelon”) as a Senior Vice President of Generation Strategy, Constellation Energy Power Management, LLC as Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to that, she held executive positions at companies within the electric power industry including AES Corporation and Cogentrix Energy Group, Inc. Ms. Lowry has served on numerous governing committees within Constellation and Exelon and is currently Vice Chair of the Maryland Zoo Board of Trustees.
Donald C.I. Lucky
Director
Donald Lucky

Mr. Lucky has served as a Director since 2015. Mr. Lucky is a construction attorney and Managing Partner at the century-old Alberta-based law firm of Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP, where he has practiced since 1988. He has advised contractors and owners in major power projects, including oil and gas, solar, wind and carbon capture and engineer, procurement and construction mega projects and more than 100 public-private finance infrastructure projects (hospitals, penitentiaries, water treatment and transportation) throughout Canada, the United States and Australia.

Maurice E. Moore
Director
Maurice Moore

Mr. Moore has served as a Director since 2010. Mr. Moore serves as Managing Director of Primus Financial Group, LLC, a company he founded which provides asset and lease financial advisory services to major U.S. commercial banks and companies engaged in the renewable energy business. Mr. Moore previously held senior leadership positions with Chase Equipment Leasing, Inc., a division of JP Morgan Chase offering a variety of financing and lease solutions, and JP Morgan Capital Corporation and its predecessor companies.

Shirin O’Connor
Director
Shirin O’Connor

Ms. O’Connor has served as Director since 2020. Ms. O’Connor is Vice President, Project Director for Fluor Corporation’s Energy and Chemicals Business Line. She has over 28 years of experience executing and leading large and mega capital projects for a wide range of industries including Energy and Chemicals, Advanced Technologies and Life Sciences, and Mining and Metals both domestically and internationally with Fluor Corporation. She recently served as Flour’s Director of Engineering for Americas providing leadership oversight of engineering resources and execution in South America, US, and Canada.

William D. Patterson
Director
William

Mr. Patterson has served as a Director since 2007. Mr. Patterson retired as Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development from American Water Works Company, Inc. (“American Water Works”), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. Prior to American Water Works, Mr. Patterson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pennichuck Corporation, an investor-owned water company. Mr. Patterson also served as executive advisor to Concentric Energy Advisors, a private firm providing financial advisory and consulting services for utilities and he provided financial advisory and consulting services for utilities as President of EnSTAR Management Corporation, a company which he founded.

Ajoy H. Karna
Director
Ajoy H. Karna
Mr. Karna has served as a Director since 2022. He has more than 33 years of experience in finance and management. Mr. Karna currently serves as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Chief Financial Officer - International for Sysco Corporation (Sysco), previously serving and as Senior Vice President & CEO, Foodservice of Sysco’s Europe operations. Prior to Sysco, Mr. Karna held numerous roles in finance and strategy at PepsiCo, Inc. and the Quaker Oats Company.