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Ray assumes duties at NU General Manager


Glenn Ray, right, talks with NU Board Member Bill Costner following the
board's April meeting on Tuesday. Ray assumes his duties as NU
General Manager last week.
Published: 11:23 AM, 04/25/2013 Last updated: 11:23 AM, 04/25/2013

Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Glenn Ray is now on the job as General Manager of Newport Utilities.

Ray assumed his duties last week to replace former NU Manager Jeff Dykes, who resigned in December to accept a similar job in Johnson City.

Ray, a native of Newport, graduated from Cocke County High School and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from ETSU.

Ray began his career in 1979 as a structural design engineer with Johnson City Foundry and Steel Works.

In 1981, he joined Daniel International as a construction engineer at Eastman Chemicals Coal Gasification Project in Kingsport.

He has also worked for Daniel International Project Clients including Kansas Gas & Electric, Florida Power, Georgia Power, Procter & Gamble, Unocal Refineries, Lockheed Martin, Bowater Paper, Houston Light & Power, and BMW Assembly.

For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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