I have been active in the power industry, particularly Power System Operations, for more than thirty years, beginning with Niagara Mohawk, Inc. (now National Grid), followed by numerous positions at the NY Power Pool / NY Independent System Operator (NYISO). The last seven years as an instructor of NYISO Markets and Power System Operators. I am a NERC Certified Reliability Coordinator.
Outside of my engineering I’m a classically trained Chef and owner of Chef Walt’s Catering, Inc. A certified NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and Range Safety Officer. I am a member of the Beukendaal Fire Department studying for my EMT certification.