The Grid Mod Pod | Episode 8: Developing the Next Generation of Utility Leaders with Brett Ryhal

by Dr. Elizabeth Cook, AEIC DER Subcommittee Chair

Welcome to the Grid Mod Pod, brought to you by AEIC. In this podcast, you’ll hear from the utility industry’s top operations leaders on how their companies are working to modernize and improve our ever-evolving power grid. Thank you for joining us.

In this episode, we’re excited to be joined again by our co-host, Brett Ryhal, Program Manager at Sargent & Lundy. Here’s what you’ll learn when you listen in:

  • What skills will the next generation of utility workers need to develop to navigate the electrification transition
  • How utilities can foster a culture of innovation, particularly among new employees
  • The roles that academics and industry partnerships play in building a future-ready workforce
  • How leadership can serve as mentors and impart wisdom to younger workers and senior-level employees
  • How utilities can empower the next generation to explore new technologies and have a growth mindset