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Minnesota Engineering Talent Bolsters America’s Utilities and Energy Infrastructure

Matt Ball on May 26, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Electric Grid, People

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 24, 2016—Tami Anderson has been named an associate transmission planning engineer at Burns & McDonnell’s Minneapolis-St. Paul office, where she will lead power system studies and planning within the firm’s Business & Technology Services (BTS) Group. Equipped with more than 20 years of business consulting experience in the utility industry, Anderson will support clients across the United States in developing new system strategies and executing transmission planning and operational studies.


“Our utility customers are committed to improving the reliability of America’s energy infrastructure, and they’ve come to depend on Burns & McDonnell to help define how to get this done,” said Gene Sieve, vice president of Burns & McDonnell’s Minneapolis-St. Paul office. “The addition of Tami to our expansive transmission planning team in the Twin Cities further enhances our ability to be responsive and provide solutions to clients’ most difficult challenges.”

Anderson’s vast experience in transmission planning and the utility industry includes a variety of regional roles. For nearly a decade she served as manager of transmission planning for the Mid-Continent Area Power Pool Corp. (MAPPCOR), organizing development of the company’s annual 10-Year Regional Transmission Plan and overseeing NERC compliance analysis and studies. Anderson has also worked as a project manager for WestConnect Regional Planning and as a transmission planning consultant for Great River Energy.

Anderson received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, with a power emphasis, from South Dakota State University. She earned a Project Management Certificate from the University of Minnesota.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 5,300 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be No. 16 on Fortune’s 2016 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.

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