Nick leads CPV’s asset management group (AMG) which currently manages more than 9,300 MW of fossil and renewable generating facilities in eight states for 11 different owner groups. Nick joined CPV in 2011 serving as Optim Energy’s CEO as part of CPV’s AMG. Prior to joining CPV, Nick was the Senior Vice President of Generation and Development for Optim Energy as well as Vice President with PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy company. Prior to becoming vice president with PacifiCorp, he led engineering, facility planning, and technology for Northern Natural Gas, also part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Nick came to Northern from Enron where he had several roles in operations, engineering and IT. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Clemson University.