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Scott White President & CEO
President & CEO
As one of the company’s founders, Scott White has been with IGS since 1989 and has a deep understanding of the energy market with extensive experience in all aspects of the natural gas and electricity supply functions, trading, distribution and marketing. With 25 years of experience and enterprise-wide financial and operation responsibilities, he is an advocate for change in the energy industry.
Under Scott’s leadership, IGS has grown from a three-person start-up natural gas company with nearly $1 million in sales in 1989, to a 450+ employee organization with more than $1 billion in revenue. In addition, IGS demonstrates the value of alternative sources and uses of energy through socially responsible initiatives such as building a LEED Platinum corporate headquarters, Compressed Natural Gas vehicle fueling stations, Combined Heating and Power solutions off the grid and a recent initiative in developing solar opportunities.
In recognition of his accomplishments, Scott was recently named a Smart Business Leader in Central Ohio by Smart Business Magazine, Social Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, and Business Person of the Year by the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. Under his leadership, the company has also recently earned multiple awards through various local publications including: Best Energy Company, Best Employer, Best Places to Work and Best Family-Owned Business.
Scott is a graduate of Ohio University and is actively involved in the business and community organizations including: IGS Energy (Board of Directors), Saven Corporation (Board Member), American Heart Association of Central Ohio (2015 Ignite Heart Ball Chair along with his wife, Michele), Dublin Methodist Hospital (Development Board), Jr. Achievement, Columbus (Board of Directors), Central Ohio Transit Authority (Former Board of Directors Member), Ohio Gas Association (Member), and Ohio Oil and Gas Association (Member).
Doug Austin EVP & Chief Sales Officer, C&I
EVP & Chief Sales Officer, C&I
Doug Austin is the Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer of the Commercial and Industrial Sales Division, consisting of more than 4,000 businesses generating over $350 million in sales annually across the company’s eleven-state footprint. He began his career with IGS Energy in 1992 and led all sales and marketing functions for the company until 2010. During that time annual sales revenues grew from $6 Million to more than $1.4 Billion.
Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Ohio University and has served on many boards including the Board of Directors for IGS Energy, Saven Corporation, The Ohio Gas Association, The Dublin Ohio Chamber of Commerce and Recreation Unlimited – Day Camps and Retreat Center.
Jim Baich Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Jim Baich, Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for IGS CNG Services, IGS Generation, IGS Energy Home Services and all IT functions. He joined IGS in 2010 after serving as the COO for Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS). Prior to ADS, Jim managed various projects for Anderson Consulting as a Management Consultant. He has a comprehensive background in sales, marketing, strategic planning, manufacturing, distribution, and solid leadership experience.
Jim holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Finance and Industrial Engineering from Marietta College where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and currently serves as a Board Member of W.W. Williams. He was also formerly on Advisory Boards for the Fishel Company, Onguard Systems and United Way.
Nicole Ringle Chief Marketing & Talent Officer
Chief Marketing & Talent Officer
Nicole Ringle is the Chief Marketing and Talent Officer for IGS and provides strategic, executive leadership for IGS. She has 21 years of experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development and Communications, and serves as a business partner in the development of short and long term business goals while working closely with the leadership teams to grow the company through best practices in Marketing, Communication, Customer Service, and Human Resources policies, programs, and services.
Nicole holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University and a Master of Science in Administration, with a concentration in Human Resources Management. She was recognized by Columbus CEO Magazine as one of the top Human Resource Executives in Central Ohio in 2010, and was just recently named one of Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Business Leaders in 2015. Nicole is currently the Chair of the Nominating Committee for COSI’s Community Board, she has served on the Strategic Planning Task Force for Junior Achievement of Central Ohio, and is a member of SHRM and HRACO.
Tami Wilson Chief Financial & Risk Officer
Chief Financial & Risk Officer
Tami Wilson, Chief Financial & Regulatory Officer, provides financial leadership and strategy for IGS. She is responsible for the financial functions for the organization’s different lines of business as well as capital allocation and investment strategy for new ventures. She is responsible for regulatory and legislative strategy for the organization as well as Commodity Operations and Risk Management functions.
With more than 12 years of executive leadership experience in the deregulated gas markets, she most recently served as President for Vectren Retail where she was responsible for the strategic direction for both the natural gas marketing and energy efficiency businesses. Prior to this assuming that role, she served as Chief Financial Officer. In addition to her experience in the energy industry, she also has cross industry experience in the manufacturing, telecommunications and cable.
Tami is a certified public accountant, a member of the AICPA, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Evansville.
Jason Moore Vice President, Home Services Division
Vice President, Home Services Division
Jason is responsible for the growth and development of innovative Home products and services for IGS Energy. He joined IGS in 2013 after serving as General Manager of Canada and Distribution Center Operations for Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS). Prior to ADS, Jason was the founder and principal of the Spasso Group, LLC and the MDC Group Holdings, LLC where he oversaw the construction, opening phase, and day-to-day operations of multiple retail locations.
Jason holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Miami University and has extensive experience in entrepreneurial leadership and executing on a creative vision, with a contagious passion for excellence.
Brandon Childers Vice President of Information Technology and Operations
Vice President of Information Technology and Operations
Brandon provides strategic leadership in the areas of IT and business operations. Viewing technology as both a core competency and a differentiator, Brandon oversees the delivery of technology solutions that automate operations, improve customer experiences, and enable company growth into new markets and product lines. Prior to his current role, Brandon accumulated more than 10 years of experience at IGS in application development, business analysis, vendor management, and solution delivery.
Brandon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
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