David Mills leads a team that is responsible for managing PSE’s generation and natural gas resources, energy trading and transmission services, product development and growth, regulatory and government affairs, and strategic initiatives.
Mills served as Senior Vice President of Energy Operations from 2015 to 2018; prior to that, he was Vice President of Energy Supply Operations. Mills joined PSE in 2002 as the director of Energy Supply & Planning, responsible for power and natural gas trading, generating plant dispatch, merchant transmission issues, and the company’s long-term integrated resource planning. His team also managed integrating renewable resources in to PSE’s generation portfolio.
Prior to joining PSE, Mills was the trading floor manager for the Bonneville Power Administration in Portland. He has more than 25 years of experience in energy operations, transmission and energy trading. Mills is currently the vice chair of the Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee and serves on the executive committee of Columbia Grid, the executive committee of the Western Systems Power Pool, and the National Board of Directors for Hire America’s Heroes.
Mills earned a degree in economics from Portland State University. He also served in the U.S. Navy.