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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 28 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 800+ employee organization with more than $1 billion in revenue. In addition, IGS has demonstrated the value of utilizing alternative sources and uses of energy through the development of socially responsible initiatives across the country such as: building a LEED Platinum corporate headquarters; providing customized Solar solutions; constructing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle fueling stations; and advancing the development of alternative off-the-grid solutions, like Combined Heating and Power (CHP). Scott also initiated the development of IGS Impact, a philanthropic community investment program, which is an extension of IGS’ purpose-driven culture. Through IGS Impact, the company partners with non-profit organizations to make transformational change in the communities where employees work, live and do business.
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, Top Workplaces, 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), 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 joined IGS in 1992 and has been instrumental in helping IGS grow from a small start-up business with only four employees to a company with a large, diversified product portfolio that employs more than 750 people located in 20 offices, doing business in 14 states. In 2011, Doug became Chief Sales Officer for the Commercial and Industrial Sales division of the company. Under his leadership, this division has grown tremendously.
Doug graduated from Ohio University with a degree in communications. He sits on the Business Advisory Council for Dublin City Schools and is a Board Member of Recreation Unlimited, whose mission is to provide year-round programs in sports, recreation, and education for individuals with disabilities and health concerns. He is also on the Board of Directors for IGS Energy and the Saven Corporation and has served on the board of the Ohio Gas Association.
Tami Wilson Chief Finance & Risk Officer
Chief Finance & Risk Officer
Tami Wilson, Chief Finance & Risk Officer, provides financial leadership and strategy for the IGS family of companies. She is responsible for the financial functions for the organization’s different lines of business as well as capital allocation, strategic planning, and M&A. She oversees regulatory and legislative strategy for the organization, as well as Commodity Operations and Risk Management functions.
As an accomplished leader in the energy industry, Tami has more than 16 years of executive leadership experience in the deregulated gas markets. Prior to joining IGS Energy, she served as President for Vectren Retail where she was responsible for the strategic direction for both the natural gas marketing and energy efficiency businesses. Before she assumed that role, she served as Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for finance, risk management and supply operations. In addition to the energy industry, she also has experience in the manufacturing and telecommunications industries.
Tami is a certified public accountant, a member of the AICPA, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Evansville. Additionally, she has served in non-profit roles on the community awareness advisory board for Riley Children’s Hospital and the University of Evansville’s Schroeder School of Business Advisory Board. Tami was also named a 2016 Progressive Woman Honoree through the Smart Women Awards program sponsored by Smart Business magazine.
Brandon Childers Chief Marketing & Technology Officer
Chief Marketing & Technology Officer
Brandon provides strategic leadership in the areas of Marketing and IT. With an emphasis on exceptional customer experiences, Brandon oversees Marketing teams responsible for product strategy, brand, digital, and sponsorships. He is also responsible for IT teams delivering solutions that automate operations and enable digital experiences. Having accumulated more than 10 years’ experience in IT, Brandon ensures technology plays a key role in the future of IGS and its customers.
Brandon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is a board member at Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio and a community board member at COSI.
Jim Baich Vice President, IGS Distributed Generation & CNG
Vice President, IGS Distributed Generation & CNG
Jim Baich oversees IGS Solar, as well as two of our other emerging businesses, IGS Generation and IGS CNG Services. Previously, he served as COO of IGS Energy for 5 years. He joined IGS in 2010 after serving as the COO of 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, and distribution.
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.
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.
Jenni Kovach Chief People Officer
Chief People Officer
Jenni Kovach, MBA, SPHR
Jenni Kovach is the Chief People Officer of the IGS family of companies. When she joined the company nearly eight years ago, the company had 180 employees located at one office in Dublin, Ohio. Today, the company employs more than 800 employees in over 20 offices throughout a multi-state footprint. Jenni has been a driving force with respect to strategic planning of talent strategies and programs for the company during this pivotal period of growth, and in this role she is also responsible for the company’s overall branding strategy that envelopes the culture of the organization. With 20 years of experience as a human resources professional, Jenni operates by the philosophy that when there is a strong correlation between culture and brand, it ultimately creates positive employee engagement and exceptional customer experiences.
Jenni holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She also is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Jenni is an avid supporter of Pelotonia and is a board member at Turning Point. In 2016, she was named a finalist by Columbus CEO magazine in the Executive of the Year category of the HR Excellence Awards.
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