P&I's leadership team and professional staff have significant
work experience in a broad range of energy industry sectors.
The team includes ~600 dedicated staff. Approximately
450 employees are situated at sites across the country with the
remainder based at our Ann Arbor, Michigan headquarters


 

LEADERSHIP

  • Mark Stiers
    President P&I Group
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    Mark Stiers

    President P&I Group

    Mark joined DTE in 2008 and is currently President of the P&I Group.  Prior to his current role, Mark was the President and COO of DTE Gas (formerly MichCon).  Prior to joining DTE, Mark held several executive positions with other organizations including WPS Energy and Engage where he focused on the retail and wholesale gas and electric markets.  He received an MBA and a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Windsor

  • Viral Amin
    Vice President, Commercial Development & Strategy
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    Viral Amin

    Vice President, Commercial Development & Strategy

    Viral joined DTE in 2001 and is Vice President, Commercial Development & Strategy for the P&I Group.  Prior to joining DTE, he was with Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation, where he focused on design engineering, manufacturing processes and program management.  Viral received a BS and MS in engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Michigan

  • Mark Cousino
    President, DTE Biomass Energy
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    Mark Cousino

    President, DTE Biomass Energy

    Mark joined DTE in 1997 and is President of DTE Biomass Energy which holds P&I’s biogas business. Prior to joining DTE, he was with Conoco where he held engineering, operations and business development positions. Mark received a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan

  • Steve Earhart
    Vice President, On-Site Energy
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    Steve Earhart

    Vice President, On-Site Energy

    Steve joined DTE in 1999 and is Vice President responsible for leading P&I’s On-Site Energy group. Prior to joining DTE, he was a vice president of the Foram Group, a real estate management company. Previously Steve worked in business development with Florida Power & Light. He received an MBA from Nova University and a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida

  • Wendy Ellis
    Vice President and General Counsel
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    Wendy Ellis

    Vice President and General Counsel

    Wendy joined DTE in 1994 and is Vice President and General Counsel for the P&I Group.  Prior to joining DTE, Wendy practiced at the Detroit law firm of Clark, Klein and Beaumont (now Clark Hill).  Wendy received a B.A. degree from Olivet College and a J.D. degree from Northwestern University School of Law

  • Katie Panczak
    Vice President, Environmental Controls
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    Katie Panczak

    Vice President, Environmental Controls

    Katie joined DTE in 2000 and is Vice President responsible for leading P&I’s Environmental Controls group. Prior to joining DTE, Katie was a project engineer with ARCADIS Geraghty & Miller, an environmental engineering and consulting firm. She received a BA in geology and completed the program for a master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering from the University of Illinois

  • Mark Rigby
    Vice President, Finance
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    Mark Rigby

    Vice President, Finance

    Mark joined DTE in 1997 and is Vice President of finance for the P&I Group. Prior to joining DTE, he was with Air Products and Chemicals, an international supplier of industrial gases and chemicals, where he focused on business development, project finance and international finance. Previously, he was a certified public accountant with KPMG. Mark received a BS in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of Virginia

  • Dave Smith
    Vice President, Steel
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    Dave Smith

    Vice President, Steel

    Dave joined DTE in 1997 and is Vice President responsible for leading P&I’s Steel Industry Energy Solutions group.  Prior to joining DTE, Dave worked at Mallinckrodt Medical Company in various financial and accounting positions.  He received a BS from Cleary University and a MS in finance from Walsh College

P&I's offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan