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From Our Blog
PPL announced today it has been recognized as a 2018 Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI®), a national benchmarking tool that rates companies on their disability inclusion policies and practices.
PPL earned a high score of 90 percent on the DEI, which reflects the company’s commitment to promoting inclusion, success and understanding of people with disabilities in the workplace.
Kristine Maciolek Small, director of Diversity and Inclusion and Talent Management, shares her story about how PPL’s supportive environment allowed her to be honest about her disability and inspired her to get involved.
Jose Silverio grew up never taking electricity for granted. In the rural town in the Dominican Republic where Silverio lived, electricity would regularly go out for hours and sometimes even days.
Caroline Curzon has been interested in engineering since childhood. “The way electricity is generated always fascinated me,” she said. “I used to think, ‘How can a flick of a switch light up a light bulb?’”
Darian Pompey, engineer-PPL Electric Utilities, was a junior at Temple University when he first crossed paths with PPL, leading him from an internship to a promising career in power engineering.
After working as a consultant for PPL, Anthony Pearson gladly accepted a full-time job offer in 2000. Pearson was able to stretch his creativity beyond his job description and founded PPLVETS, one of PPL’s business resource groups.
At one point in time, Donald Ferguson owned a wholesale fruit and vegetable store and two florist shops. But he found himself looking for a new challenge. He went back to school to study electrical and electronic engineering. He applied to the Power Academy, an engineering scholarship program in the U.K. that links eight universities and 13 industrial companies to provide financial support, work experience and educational support for students.
Laura Mohn started at LG&E and KU 15 years ago as a co-op. Today she leads a group of 10 engineers and three co-ops. Her team monitors day-to-day operations of the plant, runs projects and continually looks at how they can improve performance. Her team has spent time recently working to install a baghouse at the plant as part of the company’s environmental requirements.
Ian Evans worked his way up from an apprentice to a supervisor, then a project manager and eventually an engineering specialist. Today he’s managing a small team that looks after the underground cable network across the Birmingham and Tipton regions of the U.K. Though the job keeps him busy – sometimes balancing up to 10 projects at a time – it’s the diversity of work and people that keep him motivated in his career.
As the manager of regulatory programs and business services for PPL Electric Utilities’ 29-county service area in Pennsylvania, Maldonado-Stumpf is the link between PPL Electric Utilities and high level state policy makers and regulators regarding low-income programs and PUC regulations.
Shannon Haggard’s job covers both the analytical and the practical. His job is to meet with customers to help plot out designs for new business – whether that’s residential, industrial or commercial. But the bottom line is Haggard sees his role about giving something back.
People might not think of a career in energy taking one up in the air, but that’s exactly where Simon Richards found his calling. Before joining WPD in 2006, Richards was a Marine Engineer with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Now his typical day at WPD includes at least five hours in the sky, along with an operations briefing session, patrol planning and reporting.