BridgeSource Utilities Solutions (BSUS) welcomes Claude Pitts as a Lead Business Advisor and Technical Consultant with 40 years of Utility Operational, Application Engineering and Subject Matter Expertise in Power System Protection and Control (P&C), DER/Microgrid, Substation, Field Automation, and SCADA Engineering Applications. Claude comes with extensive operational experience in the utility industry, including IOU Utilities, and is a Certified Project Management Professional.
Mr. Pitts is a man who is passionate about power systems.
What’s more is that the BridgeSource Utilities Solutions executive team is proud to share that its new Practice Lead of ADMS / DMS Claude Pitts, a Senior member of IEEE, was recently recognized for his exemplary services and contributions to the IEEE PES / IAS and Florida West Coast Section “Conducting Many Intense and Diverse Management, Technical and, Particularly, Professional Development Activities, Aimed at fulfilling the IEEE Goals of Advancing Technology for Humanity”
We know Claude and it’s no wonder that his credentials and work are so revered by industry leaders, and that he is so consistently recognized and awarded for his valued services and contributions.
It is also interesting to note that Claude started his career at Florida Power Corporation in bill distributing, progressing through the Line Department and Distribution Control Center transitioning into management with Progress Energy and evolving to a PMP Certified Program Manager, advising on technical infrastructure for several transformational programs with budgets exceeding a $100M with Duke Energy.
Mr. Pitts comes with a history of successfully navigating turbulent operations and organizations with his track record of revenue and long-term value creation achievements. These successes illustrate his ability to combine fiscal discipline and navigate an evolving business landscape.
Mr. Pitts’ professional attributes and vast expertise include organizational vision and strategy, energy transition and climate tech, business model transformation, cost efficient operating models, executive relationships, transformational change, post-merger integration, performance optimization and turn-around, and long-term value creation.
His deep understanding and expertise in power system protection and control make him an invaluable asset to the BridgeSource Utilities Solutions team. Claude brings a wealth of knowledge and practical insights to help our clients optimize their operations.
Having worked with IOU Utilities, Claude has a unique perspective on the challenges faced by utility companies. His experience in application engineering and subject matter expertise in power system protection and control, DER/Microgrid, substation, field automation, and SCADA engineering applications are just some of the things that make him a trusted advisor.
In addition to his technical expertise, Claude is also a Certified Project Management Professional, ensuring that projects under his leadership are executed with efficiency and precision. His ability to effectively manage complex projects and deliver results within budget and timeline constraints makes him a valuable resource for our clients.
At BridgeSource Utilities Solutions, our commitment to providing innovative and effective solutions to our clients is unwavering. With Claude Pitts joining our team as Practice Lead, we are confident that we can continue to exceed our clients’ expectations and drive success in the utility industry.
As Practice Lead, Claude will work closely with our team of experts to develop and implement tailored solutions that address the unique needs of our clients. His deep industry knowledge and strategic insights will enable us to deliver comprehensive and efficient solutions that drive operational excellence and improve overall performance.
We are thrilled to have Claude Pitts on board and look forward to the positive impact he will make at BridgeSource Utilities Solutions.