DTE Vanatage'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
500 employees are situated at sites across the country with the
remainder based at our Detroit, Michigan headquarters


 

LEADERSHIP

  • Mark Stiers
    President DTE Vantage
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    Mark Stiers

    President DTE Vantage

    Mark joined DTE in 2006 and is currently President of DTE Vantage.  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 DTE Vantage.  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

  • Kevin Dobson
    Vice President, Biomass
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    Kevin Dobson

    Vice President, Biomass

    Kevin joined DTE in 2007 and is Vice President responsible for DTE Vantage’s Biomass group. Prior to joining DTE, he was with Ford Motor Company where he focused on business development.  Kevin received a BS in business administration from Central Michigan University and an MBA 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 DTE Vantage’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

  • 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 DTE Vantage. 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

  • Gregg Russell
    Vice President, Carbon Capture & Sequestration
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    Gregg Russell

    Vice President, Carbon Capture & Sequestration

    Gregg joined DTE in 2015 and is currently Vice President responsible for DTE Vantage’s Carbon Capture & Sequestration group.  Prior to his current role, Gregg oversaw the commercial activity of DT Midstream (formerly DTE Midstream).  Prior to joining DTE, Gregg was with Energy Transfer’s Interstate Pipeline group.  Gregg brings 30 plus years of experience managing natural gas midstream and storage development to DTE’s carbon capture and sequestration initiatives.  He received a BA in Economics from the University of Houston.

  • 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 DTE Vantage’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

  • Michael Solo
    Vice President and General Counsel
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    Michael Solo

    Vice President and General Counsel

    Michael joined DTE in 1997 and is Vice President and General Counsel for DTE Vantage and also responsible for DTE’s Energy Enterprise Regulatory and Environmental Law Practices.  Michael received a BS in Business Administration and Plastics Technology Engineering from Ohio University and a Juris Doctor Degree from John Marshall College of Law.

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