[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is now September 25, and I am at Dulles airport outside of D.C. awaiting my flight to Frankfurt for the European UTC ("EUTC") annual meeting. Since I last wrote, I have been to Spokane, Washington for the U.S. Region 9 Technical Conference and to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the UTC Canada ("UTCC") annual conference. I am starting to live in that twilight zone of frequent travelers where it is hard to remember which day it is. ‎As an example, I viewed the reminder to an online birthday party invitation the morning after I returned from Toronto. It had some updates about "tomorrow's" birthday party. Since I was reading it on Saturday, I assumed "tomorrow" meant Sunday even though the date clearly stated September 24. Fast...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the new President and CEO of UTC, I thought it would be good to start a blog that will enable our members and other interested folks to get to know me a bit better, while also learning about what UTC and the utility industry are up to. While sometimes an overused phrase, the title of my blog -- The Bottom Line -- is a reflection of the way I think. It is also a reference to UTC's diverse members to whom the term "line" has multiple, daily meanings and applications. So, onward to the bottom line...