Dave Megna was named vice president — Wisconsin field operations in July 2020.
In this role, Megna has overall responsibility for the delivery of safe and reliable electric and natural gas service in the We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service and Upper Michigan Energy Resources service areas. In addition to the core electric and natural gas operations, Field Operations also includes forestry and locating, joint construction, major projects, contractor-vendor relationship management, and resource planning.
Megna joined the company in 1985 as an assistant fuel equipment operator at the Oak Creek Power Plant. He moved to distribution operations in March 1986 and worked as a line mechanic until 1993. In 1993, he was appointed operations supervisor — electric operations; in 1999, business manager — major projects; in 2001, operations manager — major projects; in 2003, manager — electric distribution operations; in 2009, area manager — western area; in 2011, director — system operations; and in 2015, vice president — Wisconsin system operations for WEC Energy Group.
In 2019, Megna launched the company’s Competitive Excellence initiative, assessing the way the natural gas and electric delivery businesses work, to position the Wisconsin utilities for long-term success in an increasingly competitive market and ensure that operations are as efficient and productive as possible.
Before joining the company, Megna was associated with Grede Foundries in Milwaukee for six years.
Megna earned a degree in electrical technology from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1995. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Upper Iowa University in 1999.
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