CMS Energy Names Holly Bowers Vice President of Gas Engineering and Supply

CMS Energy in Jackson announced that Dennis Dobbs, the utility’s vice president of gas engineering and supply will retire after 20 years with the company. Holly Bowers will take over as vice president of gas engineering and supply effective June 16. Bowers will be responsible for overseeing the company’s natural gas engineering.
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Holly Bowers
Holly Bowers

CMS Energy in Jackson announced that Dennis Dobbs, the utility’s vice president of gas engineering and supply will retire after 20 years with the company. Holly Bowers will take over as vice president of gas engineering and supply effective June 16. Bowers will be responsible for overseeing the company’s natural gas engineering.

“Holly’s expertise within the gas industry and strong commitment to the company’s safety, reliability and decarbonization goals will benefit our customers and communities,” says Tonya Berry, senior vice president of transformation and engineering. “I wish Dennis the best on his well-deserved retirement and look forward to working alongside Holly as we continue to strengthen our partnership across operations and engineering.”

Holly previously served as the executive director of operations compliance and controls for CMS’s primary subsidiary, Consumers Energy. She joined the company in 1998 and has more than 25 years in the company’s gas business and has worked in multiple areas ensuring its safety, integrity, reliability, and affordability for customers.

Her work leading the gas safety management system, quality controls, damage prevention, and public safety has been critical to Consumers Energy’s long-term success and the safety of the public and our co-workers.

Bowers earned a master’s degree in business administration from Baker College as well as a bachelor’s degree in biosystems engineering with an environmental specialization from Michigan State University in East Lansing. She also serves on Michigan State University biosystems and agricultural engineering industry advisory board., Michigan 811 MISS DIG board of directors. The mission of the MISS DIG System, Inc. is to safeguard the public, environment, property, and member infrastructure, and promote utility damage prevention.