Pacific Power names Matthew Chancellor regional business manager for Central Oregon
BEND, Ore.--Matthew Chancellor is the new regional business manager for Pacific Power in Central Oregon covering Jefferson, Deschutes, and Crook counties. In this role he will work with the entire community as well as manage the accounts of Pacific Power's large commercial and industrial customers.
Passionate about energy, Chancellor worked for MidAmerican Energy, Pacific Power's sister utility in the Midwest, for 15 years. He served in distribution engineering, system operations, and key accounts where he managed a team for the company.
"My goal has been to work more closely with customers and communities," he said. "I'm looking forward to settling into a new home in Central Oregon, better understanding your concerns, talking with everyone about economic development, energy issues and how we can all grow together as a community."
Chancellor has already joined a community economic development board and will be joining more boards in the near future. He studied engineering and business at Saint Ambrose University located in Davenport, Iowa.
He was a high jumper in high school and college. "I was always taught as a high jumper to keep my eyes above the bar. I continued to live by this rule and plan to bring this type of attitude to Central Oregon," he said.
"My wife, two children and I love the outdoors, fishing, biking and this is a great opportunity to be part of communities that share our passions and enjoy amazing histories and equally compelling futures."
Pacific Power names Lori Wyman Regional Business Manager for six eastern Oregon counties
PENDLETON, Ore.--Lori Wyman is the new Pacific Power Regional Business Manager for Umatilla, Wallowa, Gilliam, Sherman, Wasco and Hood River counties. Lori has recently relocated to Pendleton from Ellensburg, Wash., where she worked for Puget Sound Energy.
Wyman is responsible for building and maintaining the company's community involvement through community activities, support of industrial customers, infrastructure development and contributions for community enrichment.
"I am looking forward to becoming a presence in all the communities we serve," she said. Prior to joining the company, she spent 19 years with Puget Sound Energy. She served on the King County Utility Coordination Council and played a key role in the Municipal Department, Street Light Dept., as well as other responsibilities over the years.
Wyman attended Clover Park Technical College in Tacoma, University of Washington and Central Washington University. She has a strong back ground in utility construction, field practices, coordination and storm restoration.
Wyman is committed to community development and plans to join various community boards in the six counties she serves.
She has a son who recently finished his naval tour and is now attending Central Washington University. Wyman maintains an active fitness regimen, likes to walk her dog Murphy (a Shih Tzu), hunt, hike, fish, and golf and spend as much time as possible with her son.