PDi2 Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Member
Coopersville, MI – December 12, 2017 – 2018 Officers for PDi2 were elected during a recent board meeting. Brent Richardson has been named as Chairman and Randy Denmon as Vice-Chairman. Brent formerly served as Vice-Chairman and is an inaugural member of PDi2. He also is the manager of end-use marketing at Dow and worked nearly 25 years for Duke Energy. Randy Denmon joined PDi2 in early 2017 as the voting member from Southwire. Randy currently is their director of underground transmission solutions.
“PDi2 continues to make progress toward its goal of challenging how the industry approaches infrastructure decisions,” said Brent Richardson, Chairman, PDi2. “Randy and I look forward to leading our group through ongoing strategies and projects in 2018 that will continue to grow awareness of the need for data-driven decisions when evaluating investments for power infrastructure.”
PDi2 also recently welcomed new Partner Level member, Quanta Services. This group is recognized as one of the leading integrated infrastructure solutions providers to the electric, oil & gas and communications industries. John Fluharty, former VP of Mears Group, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, and currently working with the underground cable group of Quanta, is the member representative to PDi2. Also serving as board member of the Power and Communications Contractor Association (PCCA), and the American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA), John brings a wealth of experience to PDi2.
PDi2 is currently comprised of professionals from the power industry value chain including materials suppliers, cable makers and engineering firms – including Borealis, Dow, General Cable, Prysmian, Southwire and Quanta Services. The group adheres to a stringent anti-trust policy as a condition of membership. New members are welcome to join this growing initiative. There are three levels of membership that fit the desired amount of board engagement and financial commitment. For more information, please visit www.pdi2.org.