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Executive Vice Chair Leadership Rountables
Dave Tummonds, Vice Chair Leadership Roundtable
Dave Tummonds
General Manager
Cane Run & Louisville Combustion Turbines
LG&E Energy

Dave earned his bachelor’s degree with a major in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and joined LG&E Energy Services Inc., in December 2002. Prior to his current role as General Manager of Cane Run and Louisville Combustion Turbines, Dave served as the Director of Generation Services and prior to that, the Manager of Generation Engineering.

Dave also supported the E. W. Brown plant in Harrodsburg, Kentucky as a production supervisor for both their coal and gas facilities – the latter featuring four ALSTOM GT11N2’s, one 11N2+, and two GT24AB’s. Prior to that, Dave completed a two-year expat assignment with E.ON AG working in both the Center of Competence and Global Fleet Management Center located in Hannover, Germany. During his assignment with E.ON AG, Dave led teams focused on international safety best practices, maintenance strategies for the world-wide gas turbine fleet, and other continuous improvement programs for power generation.

Prior to his career at LG&E, Dave worked as a thermal commissioning engineer with ALSTOM Power, within the General Electric Six Sigma program and as an Artillery Officer with the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, GA.

Dave has been a member of CTOTF™ since 2003. In the Spring of 2015 he assumed the role of Chair for the CTOTF™’s Siemens (Advanced Frames) Roundtable after previously serving as the CTOTF™ as Vice Chair of that group. He served as the Vice Chair of the newly formed Leadership Roundtable since Spring 2017, and accepted the Position of Executive Vice Chair of the Leadership Roundtable in Fall 2019.

Position Objective: To provide leadership and strategic direction by creating and administering organizational and Roundtable support programs that promote growth and stability to the CTOTF™ organization and provide incremental value to the User community.