Teresa Mogensen returned to ATC as president and chief executive officer in August 2023. Mogensen previously spent seven years (2000-2007) with ATC, holding various leadership positions during its formation as the country’s first for-profit, transmission-only company.
Prior to her return, Mogensen was senior vice president, energy supply at Xcel Energy where she was responsible for a generation fleet of over 80 sites that produced more than 20,000 MW of electric power for 3.7 million customers across eight states. She also led Xcel Energy Transmission through a period of significant expansion, including successful implementation of the CapX2020 utility transmission collaboration.
Mogensen has served on the board of directors of industry and community organizations, including the Midwest Reliability Organization, the Electric Power Research Institute Power Delivery and Utilization Sector Council and its Transmission Executive Committee, Edison Electric Institute Energy Delivery Executive Advisory Committee, North American Transmission Forum, WIRES, North American Electric Reliability Corporation Reliability Issues Steering Committee, American Wind Energy Association, Catholic Charities of St. Paul, and Minneapolis and Minnesota Private College Council.
Mogensen earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from Marquette University. She is a registered professional engineer and prior certified NERC system operator.
Tom Finco is senior vice president of systems and security integration. As a member of ATC’s leadership team, he is responsible for the company’s systems and security integration division. This includes strategic oversight of grid operations, enterprise security, incident response, technology and data.
Finco has over 35 years of industry experience. Prior to joining ATC, he spent 11 years at Alliant Energy in real estate leadership positions. He joined ATC as manager of real estate in 2001 and was promoted to director of real estate in 2005. In 2013, Finco was promoted to vice president of external affairs, responsible for customer relations, state and federal government relations, interconnection services, real estate, local relations, and environmental departments. In 2022, Finco transitioned to vice president of system operations, where he was responsible for grid and energy management system operations. He was promoted to his current position in 2023.
Finco is a current member of the Midwest Reliability Organization’s Board of Directors. MRO’s primary responsibility is to ensure compliance with mandatory reliability standards by entities who use, own or operate the North American bulk power system. He is a former board member and past president of the Waukesha County Center for Growth, Waukesha County’s economic development organization.
Finco earned a Bachelor of Science in geography from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Finco is a professional land surveyor in Iowa and Wisconsin.
Michael Hofbauer is executive vice president and chief financial officer. As a member of ATC’s leadership team, he is responsible for the company’s finance, planning and risk management division. This includes strategic oversight of finance, system planning, asset management, internal audit, compliance and risk management.
Hofbauer assumed the role of director, accounting operations, when ATC began operations in January 2001. In January 2007, he was promoted to corporate controller, overseeing all finance department activities, including accounting, tax, financial reporting, budgeting, treasury, and risk management. In July 2009, he was promoted to chief financial officer. In 2023, his responsibilities expanded to include planning, asset management and compliance.
Prior to joining ATC, Hofbauer held various senior-level positions with Arthur Andersen LLP, managing consulting engagements including strategy development, process improvement and systems implementation for clients in multiple industries.
Hofbauer earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of
Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He also is a certified public accountant.
Lori Lorenz is executive vice president and chief people, culture & customer officer. As a member of ATC’s leadership team, she is responsible for the company’s people, culture and customer division. This includes oversight of all people, culture and customer-related strategy, including talent, total rewards, communications, brand, community engagement, customer experience and organizational effectiveness.
Lorenz joined ATC in 2013 as director of human resources. She was promoted to vice president of human capital in 2014 and to executive vice president and chief administrative officer in 2020. In 2023, her responsibilities expanded to include community engagement and customer experience.
Before joining ATC, Lorenz was vice president of human resources at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee. Prior to that, Lorenz was managing director with Robert W. Baird & Co. for 19 years, where she held various senior-level leadership roles in human capital. While at Baird, the organization achieved Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For recognition for nine consecutive years.
Lorenz is an active member of Edison Electric Institute’s Chief Human Resources Officer Executive Advisory Committee, Society for Human Resource Management, Waukesha County Business Alliance and Tempo Waukesha. Lorenz was recognized in 2008 as one of The Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 list of young business and community leaders in the Milwaukee metro area. During her tenure, ATC has been recognized as a Great Place To Work® since 2014 and has received other notable employer-of-choice recognitions.
Lorenz holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in human resources management from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and certifications as executive coach, Senior Professional in Human Resources, Global Professional in Human Resources and Certified Compensation Professional. She also is a member of Roger’s Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, Waukesha County Business Alliance Board, and University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Professional & Executive Development Advisory Board.
Bill Marsan is executive vice president and general counsel. As a member of ATC’s leadership team, he is responsible for the company’s legal and stakeholder division. This includes oversight of legal, regulatory and government relations, supply chain and strategic projects.
Marsan came to ATC in January 2014 from Indianapolis Power & Light Company.
At IPL, Marsan served as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary,
and led the federal regulatory, environmental, government affairs, security and project development teams. Prior to joining IPL in 2005, Marsan was a partner in the energy and public law practice at Troutman Sanders LLP in Washington, D.C. He also has served as counsel and legislative director for a member of Congress and as a litigator with Campbell & Associates in Boston.
Marsan began his legal career in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where he served as trial counsel in more than 200 courts-martial. While on active duty, Marsan was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal and Navy Commendation. He was honorably discharged from the Naval Reserve as a lieutenant commander in 2001.
Marsan earned a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College and Juris Doctor from the George Washington University. He also completed the Leadership Development Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Jared Winters is senior vice president of construction and maintenance. As a member of ATC’s leadership team, he is responsible for the company’s construction and maintenance division. This includes strategic oversight of asset maintenance, commissioning, construction engineering, construction management, project management, safety and human performance, and vegetation management.
Winters joined ATC in 2001 as a system protection engineer and was promoted to team leader of project engineering in 2005. He has held leadership positions including manager of project engineering, director of construction, director of asset maintenance and commissioning, and vice president of construction and asset maintenance. He was promoted to his current position in 2023.
Winters holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from University of Wisconsin – Platteville and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Wisconsin.
Scott Herbst is vice president of security and response. He leads ATC’s cybersecurity and physical security function.
Herbst joined ATC in 2016 as vice president of information technology. He has more than 30 years of experience in the utility industry. Prior to joining ATC, he was senior director for the IT business solutions group at PPL Corp. Herbst also worked for the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, where he held operations and IT management and executive level positions during his nine-year tenure. Prior to MISO, he spent seven years at Xcel Energy Transmission in various IT and transition management positions.
Herbst earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Minnesota.
Greg Levesque is vice president of regional and local affairs. He leads ATC’s policy, real estate, environmental and local relations functions.
Levesque joined ATC in 2003 and has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Since joining ATC, Levesque has overseen several related departments.
Prior to joining ATC, Levesque worked as a regulatory analyst at law firms in Madison and Chicago.
Levesque serves on the Community Board of Directors for the Clean Lakes Alliance in Madison and the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer Board of Ambassadors.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.
Eric Lundberg is vice president, finance and treasurer. He leads ATC’s financial function, including strategy, planning, budgeting, accounting, tax, reporting, analysis, and treasury.
Lundberg joined ATC in 2013 with over two decades of energy and utility experience. Prior to joining ATC, he was the chief financial officer at Agile Energy, a venture capital backed developer of utility-scale renewable and natural gas energy projects. He also worked at PacifiCorp, AES (an international utility), and Deloitte. He has been involved in financings and restructurings totaling nearly $4 billion. His international experience includes projects in Chile, Puerto Rico, and the Netherlands.
Lundberg earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Houghton University. He is a certified public accountant.
Debbie Masbruch is vice president of supply chain and project controls. She leads ATC’s supply chain, project budget, schedules, and cost control functions.
Masbruch joined ATC in 2002 as an accountant and was promoted to team leader of cost control engineering in 2007. She has held leadership positions within the company including manager of supply chain and director of business administrative services. Masbruch was promoted to her current position in 2022.
Masbruch earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Upper Iowa University and an associate of applied science degree in accounting from Oklahoma Community College.
Ellen Nowak is vice president of state and federal affairs. She leads ATC’s legislative and regulatory affairs at the state and federal levels including developing policy positions before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Nowak joined ATC in 2023 with more than 20 years of experience in energy and public policy. Prior to joining ATC, she served as a commissioner at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, including three years as chairperson. She also served as secretary of the Department of Administration and acted as chief of staff of legal counsel to the assembly speaker. Nowak previously practiced law at a business litigation firm.
In addition to her regulatory, administrative and legal experience, Nowak has served on and chaired several boards and committees related to energy industry including the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Mid-America Regulatory Conference, the Advisory Council to the Board of Directors for the Electric Power Research Institute, and the Advisory Committee for the Critical Consumers Issues Forum.
Ellen earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and a Juris Doctor from Marquette University.
Jake Stricker is vice president of audit, risk management and compliance. He leads ATC’s internal audit, corporate ethics, compliance, and risk management function.
Stricker joined ATC in 2023 with over 20 years of experience in compliance, internal audit, risk management and cybersecurity. Prior to joining ATC, he was a senior managing director at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he led enterprise risk management and internal audit efforts for utility clients across the Midwest. He also served as a national leader overseeing PwC’s utilities regulatory compliance practice.
Stricker frequently speaks about existing and emerging trends in risk management and compliance. He has spoken at events hosted by The Institute of Internal Auditors, The Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics, North American Transmission Forum, Edison Electric Institute, Western Interconnection Compliance Forum, ReliabilityFirst and ISACA.
He was chairman of the board of trustees at IKRON, a nonprofit entity providing employment, mental health, and rehabilitation counseling services, for six years.
Stricker earned a Master of Science in accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) and certified internal auditor.