P&I's leadership team and professional staff have significant
work experience in a broad range of energy industry sectors.
The team includes ~700 dedicated staff. Approximately
500 employees are situated at sites across the country with the
remainder based at our Ann Arbor, Michigan headquarters


 

LEADERSHIP

  • Dave Ruud
    President P&I Group
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    Dave Ruud

    President P&I Group

    Dave joined DTE in 2005 and is President of the P&I Group. Prior to joining DTE, he was a vice president and partner at L.E.K. Consulting, an international consulting firm focused in the areas of strategy, mergers & acquisition, and value management.  Previously, Dave was a program manager for Honeywell International. He received an MBA from Northwestern University and a BA in aerospace engineering from The Pennsylvania State University

  • Chuck Conlen
    Vice President, Commercial & Strategy
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    Chuck Conlen

    Vice President, Commercial & Strategy

    Chuck joined DTE in 2005 and is Vice President of Commercial & Strategy for the P&I Group. Prior to joining DTE, he was with Citigroup where he focused on debt and equity capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions in the energy, diversified industrials and multinational financial services industry sectors. He received an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS in marine power engineering from Kings Point, the United States Merchant Marine Academy

  • Mark Cousino
    President, DTE Biomass Energy
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    Mark Cousino

    President, DTE Biomass Energy

    Mark joined DTE in 1997 and is President of DTE Biomass Energy which holds P&I’s landfill gas business. Prior to joining DTE, he was with Conoco where he held engineering, operations and business development positions. Mark received a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan

  • Steve Earhart
    Vice President, On-Site Energy
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    Steve Earhart

    Vice President, On-Site Energy

    Steve joined DTE in 1999 and is Vice President responsible for leading P&I’s On-Site Energy group. Prior to joining DTE, he was a vice president of the Foram Group, a real estate management company. Previously Steve worked in business development with Florida Power & Light. He received an MBA from Nova University and a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida

  • Kyra Fleming
    Vice President and General Counsel
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    Kyra Fleming

    Vice President and General Counsel

    Kyra joined DTE in 2002 and is Vice President and General Counsel for the P&I Group. Prior to joining DTE, she served as senior counsel at Dayton Power and Light. Kyra received a JD from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, an MBA from Ohio University and a BA in International Studies from The Ohio State University

  • Katie Panczak
    Vice President, Environmental Controls
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    Katie Panczak

    Vice President, Environmental Controls

    Katie joined DTE in 2000 and is Vice President responsible for leading P&I’s Environmental Controls group. Prior to joining DTE, Katie was a project engineer with ARCADIS Geraghty & Miller, an environmental engineering and consulting firm. She received a BA in geology and completed the program for a master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering from the University of Illinois

  • Mark Rigby
    Vice President, Finance
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    Mark Rigby

    Vice President, Finance

    Mark joined DTE in 1997 and is Vice President of finance for the P&I Group. Prior to joining DTE, he was with Air Products and Chemicals, an international supplier of industrial gases and chemicals, where he focused on business development, project finance and international finance. Previously, he was a certified public accountant with KPMG. Mark received a BS in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of Virginia

  • Dave Smith
    Vice President, Steel
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    Dave Smith

    Vice President, Steel

    Dave joined DTE in 1997 and is Vice President responsible for leading P&I’s Steel Industry Energy Solutions group.  Prior to joining DTE, Dave worked at Mallinckrodt Medical Company in various financial and accounting positions.  He received a BS from Cleary University and a MS in finance from Walsh College

P&I’s offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan