HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Heath Consultants Incorporated (Heath) announced today that the company's CEO, Graham Midgley, will retire at the end of November, 2016. Graham's remarkable career spans 20 years of continuous service to the company and its employees. Jeffrey M. Tuttle, currently General Manager for Greer Commission of Public Works and current Heath Board of Directors member, will succeed Mr. Midgley as Chief Executive Officer.
"It has been a great honor to lead Heath over the last 20 years and see it grow into one of the world's leading leak detection service and manufacturing businesses," Midgley said. "It's time to hand over the reins as Chief Executive Officer to a new generation of leadership."
During Graham's tenure with Heath the company has more than tripled business in both services and products. His career has been one marked with many recognizable technological achievements to the natural gas leak detection industry.
"Graham's influence and leadership has made Heath a true leader in the gas industry. His guidance and mentorship has influenced many of us at Heath. He knows how to build a solid team and develop people. His footprint on Heath will be long lasting," said Carolyn Heath Haag, President. "The Heath board is grateful for his innumerable contributions to the company and his distinguished tenure as CEO over the past 20 years."
Mr. Tuttle was selected after an extensive search by the Heath board of directors and supported by Heath President, Carolyn Heath Haag. The company was searching for a CEO that would embrace a third generation family-owned business in addition to its new status as a nationally certified Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance.
Jeff has worked in various capacities within the utilities sector over the last 33 years. He served most recently as General Manager for Greer Commission of Public Works since 2014 where he directed the company's day-to-day operations and long-term direction of all utility operations.
Prior to joining Greer CPW Jeff was Vice President and Principal, Gas Utility Services for G2 Integrated Solutions, where he was responsible for expanding G2's presence and services provided to natural gas utilities throughout the United States. From 2002 to early 2013, Jeff worked for CPS Energy and served as the Vice President for CPS Energy's Gas Business Unit in San Antonio, Texas, serving over 330,000 customers. During his tenure, the gas unit consistently ranked among the industry leaders in gas residential customer satisfaction, safety, response times to odor complaints, and financial expense metrics. Jeff enjoyed a successful tenure with Consumers Energy and CMS Energy in Michigan from 1983 to 2002.
He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Piedmont Municipal Power Agency (PMPA), American Public Gas Association (APGA), Blue Ridge Scouting Council, and Greer Relief. From 2011 to 2012, he served as the Chairman of American Public Gas Association (APGA) and Texas Gas Association.
Jeff earned his Master of Science Degree in Industrial Relations from Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
ABOUT HEATH CONSULTANTS INCORPORATED
Since 1933, Heath Consultants Incorporated has been the leading service provider and manufacturer offering a wide range of products and services to the various utility markets. Heath is based in Houston, Texas with over 1,200 employees across the United States. Heath partners with well-recognized research and development organizations as well as industry trade associations to provide state-of-the-art products and services to various utility markets. For more information, please visit: www.heathus.com.
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