Gary Miller Named Permanent GM at BTUFeatured Stories, News Friday, February 8th, 2013
Seven months after he was named interim General Manager of Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU), Gary Miller has been given the job on a permanent basis.
Miller says they’re going along a really good path for BTU, their our customers should be excited about the things they’re doing, they shouldn’t expect any big changes, and he’s hoping to carry on BTU’s history of low rates, good reliability, and good customer service.
Miller says he has been in contact with the new GM of College Station Utilities, Timothy Crabb. One point of discussion is BTU providing power.
News release courtesy of the City of Bryan:
Lifelong utility professional Gary Miller has been named General Manager of Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU), after having served as Interim General Manager since July 2012.
Gary brings more than 29 years of utility experience to the position, having worked with investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. Prior to being named Interim General Manager of BTU in July, Gary had served for more than seven years as Manager of BTU’s Production, QSE and Power Marketing Divisions, where he was responsible for the wholesale power marketing and energy scheduling activities as well as oversight of BTU’s power plants.
In his role as General Manager, Gary will be responsible for managing the entire customer interface, including rates, reliability, and customer service, as well as all aspects of BTU’s financial position. In addition, he will oversee the daily business operations and be responsible for effective planning, staffing, organizing, and decision making to attain desirable rates and reliability for BTU’s customer base. With direction from the BTU Board of Directors, Gary will coordinate the overall strategic plan for BTU, including all aspects of rate design, employee safety, reliability and asset management.
“Gary brings a tremendous depth of knowledge of all aspects of the utility industry,” says Bryan City Manager Kean Register, who supervises the general manager position and collaboratively works with the BTU Board to oversee BTU operations. “His well-rounded knowledge base will be a valuable asset for the citizens of Bryan and the customers of BTU in Brazos and surrounding counties.”
Gary, who received his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Lamar University in 1984, will begin in his new role effective Feb. 1.
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