Three Senior Leaders Join NHEC by NHEC | Jul 7, 2023 | Uncategorized PLYMOUTH, NH – New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) welcomed three new leaders to the company’s senior management team in Member Engagement, Information Technology, and Finance. PETER GLENSHAW Peter Glenshaw is the Vice President of Member Engagement. For the past nine years, Glenshaw served as the Vice President for External Affairs at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, New Hampshire, where he was also a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Glenshaw is the former Chair of the Lyme (NH) School Board and the Lyme Foundation, and the co-founder and current board member of the Upper Valley Business Alliance. His work experience also includes 25 years in higher education with responsibilities in administration, research, development, communications, and community relations. Glenshaw received his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and his master’s degree from Georgetown University. “Peter brings extensive community relations, communications, and leadership experience to this role,” said Alyssa Clemsen Roberts, President & CEO of NHEC. “We are delighted to have someone with his unique set of skills in this position.” SONJA GONZALEZ Sonja Gonzalez is named Vice President of IT/Chief Information Officer. She comes to NHEC most recently from the City of Rochester, NH, where she served as Chief Information Officer. After earning her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Gonzalez began her career at Polaroid Corporation, and has spent over 20 years building stable, secure, scalable, and resilient networks. As the new Vice President of IT/Chief Information Officer, she brings with her a diverse range of experience working with private and public organizations across various business models, compliance and privacy requirements, and emergency services environments. “Sonja has worked with people of all technology skill levels to improve their efficiency through training, applications that work best for them, and an understanding of the core needs of the organization,” said Clemsen Roberts. “With the increasing occurrence, complexity, and cost of cyber-attacks, Sonja has focused her efforts on increased training and security measures to ensure that NHEC and its members remain successful and secure.” KRISTEN TAYLOR Kristen Taylor is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)/Vice President of Financial Services. Taylor joined the NHEC Finance team in April 2018, became the Manager of Financial Services in 2020, and has been serving as the interim CFO since December 2022. Taylor is responsible for the financial performance of the company, which involves the development of distribution rates, oversight of cash management, creation of financial forecasts and budgets, support to member billing and completion of internal and external audits. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Providence College and is a member of the National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC). “We’re so pleased to welcome Kristen to her new role at NHEC,” said Clemsen Roberts. “Since stepping up as interim CFO during an important time of transition in the organization, Kristen has demonstrated that she is the best person for this position. I’m especially glad to have her expertise available as we begin a series of Strategic Planning sessions that will set the course of the organization for years to come.” About NHEC Founded in 1939 and headquartered in Plymouth, NHEC is a nonprofit electric distribution cooperative that is owned by the members it serves. NHEC provides energy and energy solutions to more than 88,000 homes and business in 118 New Hampshire communities. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NH Broadband, NHEC is building fiber-optic networks to provide high-speed internet access to its members, regardless of their location. Learn more at www.nhec.com, or www.nhbroadband.com.