Chief Operating Officer
Andrew Ackerman has been with NEI since 2000. Andrew graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy with his Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering (Systems) in 1991 and received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado Denver in 2000.
Andrew has over twenty years of experience in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical equipment dealing with marine steam and diesel power, industrial manufacturing facilities and equipment, and utility substations.
Previously in his time at NEI, Andrew supervised the design, scheduling, and commissioning of utility substations and industrial power distribution systems for various clients. He has experience creating conceptual and detailed electrical designs including developing and implementing protective relay settings for Transmission and Distribution level schemes.
His experience also includes numerous power system studies, electrical protection studies, outage investigations, developing protective relay settings, and field commissioning and testing relays in both industrial and utility substations.
Today, Andrew is responsible for managing NEI’s day-to-day operations. In addition to his managerial responsibilities, Andrew actively consults with clients and engineers for power system projects in a diverse array of industries.