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Barbara Nick

Portrait of Barbara A. Nick

Barbara A. Nick, joined Dairyland as President and CEO in December 2014. .

Nick brought diverse professional experience to Dairyland from her 30-year career in the electric and gas industry. Most recently, she held the position of President of Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation and Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation within the Integrys Energy Group. She initially joined Wisconsin Public Service Corporation in 1981 and has held numerous positions, including Senior Vice President of Energy Delivery and Customer Service and President of Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO). Nick was founder and CEO of Catto Enterprises, LLC, where she provided business and executive development in the energy and manufacturing industries. She is the author of Lenses of Leadership, A Call to Action.

Nick earned a bachelorís degree in Communications and Business from UW-Green Bay and has completed Harvard Business Schoolís Advanced Management Program. An engaged community member, she has served on boards in the energy industry, health care and other civic organizations. She has also been active in several leadership initiatives in the electric utility industry.