National utility and specialty contractor, INTREN, announced Nov. 1 that it appointed Keith Garvey as its regional vice president of Business Development, East Coast, effective immediately.
Garvey comes to INTREN with a wealth of knowledge within the energy sector, having over 26 years of operational and customer service experience. In his previous position as vice president Customer Service and Communications for Jamaica Public Service Co., Garvey led 1,700 employees through a customer service turnaround and expanded the company’s retail operations island wide. He was also responsible for several of the company’s unique customers’ solutions, including the company’s prepaid services program.
“Keith brings more than 20 years of leadership and industry experience coupled with a commitment to the type of culture that has defined INTREN over the years. I am confident Keith will add to the operating expertise and customer commitment that will always serve as our foundation as we continue to grow and evolve,” said Kelly Tomblin, INTREN CEO.
Garvey will play an instrumental role in forwarding INTREN’s vision and providing innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of both electric and gas customers on the East Coast. The region includes Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Washington D.C. and New York.
Matthew Turk, INTREN executive vice president echoed Tomblin’s response to welcoming Garvey. “INTREN is committed to serving East Coast utilities and Keith brings to our INTREN team the experience, passion and values that will make our efforts successful. Keith knows our industry, the centrality of safety and quality in the workforce and his energy will further develop INTREN’s performance. We are very excited that Keith chose our INTREN team.”
Garvey holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the College of Arts, Science and Technology in Jamaica.