Mr. Bennet was appointed Assistant Vice President of Operation Services in November 2020. He will oversee the newly-created Operation Services team. In this role, Mr. Bennett and his team will initially focus on streamlining and standardizing processes and systems for the distribution business, while looking for additional continuous improvement opportunities across the Company.
Mr. Bennett joins Chesapeake Utilities from Black Hills Energy and brings extensive experience in financial, regulatory and business process improvement. Mr. Bennett played an important and successful leadership role in helping to integrate the $1B acquisition of Aquila and the $2B acquisition of SourceGas for Black Hills Energy. Over the past 12 years, his accomplishments include leading many improvement projects that helped to establish a focus on standardization. Mr. Bennett earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management Information Systems from the University of South Florida in Tampa.