TVA Is Powered by People You Know

TVA’s story is made of thousands of people. Some are engineers. Others are helicopter pilots, chemists, and administrative assistants. But all of them have a story, and together they make up ours. Meet the people proud to serve their neighbors throughout the Tennessee Valley.

Creative in Coal

Crystal Galyon, a nuclear Navy vet, finds creative inspiration in operating a sixty-year-old coal plant—and in finding solutions for keeping her coworkers and family safe 24/7.

Tracey Freeman

Nuclear Measuring & Testing Equipment Technician | Athens, Ala.

The People Behind the Power

For the past 85 years, the employees of TVA and its local power companies have dedicated their lives to bringing electricity to the Tennessee Valley. They look forward to doing it for many more years to come.

Shana Woods

Energy Utilization Marketing Manager | Memphis, Tenn.

Greg Hadden

Senior Program Manager, Realty Services | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Kristi Brown

Regional Economic Development Consultant | Starkville, Miss.

Drew Frye

Senior Power Utilization Engineer | Chattanooga

Dawna Qualls

Senior Program Manager, Business Development + Renewables | Nashville, Tenn.

Reliably Yours

From every angle of our organization, TVA works to make sure our energy is generated, transmitted and delivered with absolute reliability to our local power companies—and on to you.

Stories of Service

At TVA, our mission of service is embodied in our employees, who work tirelessly on behalf of the Tennessee Valley. Hear, in their own words, what service really means—and why it deeply matters to them.

Annette Moore

Senior Manager of Central Region Hydro Generation | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Allen Humphrey

Outage Maintenance Coordinator | Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant

Gabe Kurtz

Transmission Operations Compliance Enforcement Manager | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Husein Hasan

Senior Program Manager, Dam Safety | Knoxville, Tenn.

Shannon Bennett

Senior Program Manager, Strategy & Engineering | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Kim Curl

Power Customer Contracts | Knoxville, Tenn.

Anita Snyder

Radiation Protection Technician | Spring City, Tenn.

Brett Hartis

Program Manager, Aquatic Plant Management | Guntersville, Ala.

Greg Nunley

Director of Coal Services | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Shannon Brown

Senior Balancing Authority System Operator | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Jim Vineyard

Architect, Real Estate & Support | Knoxville, Tenn.

Heather Thompson

Project Control Specialist, Substation Engineering | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Warren Behlau

Manager, Enterprise Asset Management | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Ryan Blount

Senior Manager, Facilities Management, Power Operations & Transmission | Cumberland City, Tenn.

Holly Oswalt

Process, Performance and Stakeholder Management Specialist | Knoxville, Tenn.

Amy Tate

Government Relations Manager | Tupelo, Miss.

Amanda Walls

Assistant Unit Operator | Kingston Fossil Plant | Kingston, Tenn.

Kathy Black

Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Communications | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Bill McElvain

Mechanical Maintenance Foreman | Watts Bar Nuclear Plant | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Jeff Nolen

Radiation Protection ALARA Specialist | Soddy Daisy, Tenn.

Jeff Perry

Senior Project Manager | Nuclear Engineering and Support Services

Sharon Best

Director, Learning Growth + Management | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Tim Hines

Radiography Technician | Chattanooga, Tenn.

More People You Know

Meet more TVA employees, and learn about some of the fascinating ways they work to serve the Tennessee Valley through the three, environmental stewardship and economic development.

They’re your friends, your family, your neighbors. They're just like you. Get to know them.