Leadership team

Cindy Crane, CEO, PacifiCorp


Cindy Crane is CEO of PacifiCorp, overseeing electricity service to 2 million customers between Pacific Power in Oregon, Washington and California and Rocky Mountain Power in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. In her role, Crane focuses on providing reliable and affordable service to PacifiCorp customers and meeting the challenges of today’s changing operating, regulatory and economic landscape. 

Between 1990 and 2014, Crane had an extensive career at PacifiCorp, serving as director of business systems integration, managing director of the company’s regional transmission project, managing director of the major issues program, vice president of strategy and division services for PacifiCorp Energy, and vice president of Interwest Mining and Fuels. 

During her time at PacifiCorp, she provided leadership in the development of the company’s traditional and renewable energy strategies, including completion of five Wyoming wind projects. 

In 2014, Crane became CEO of Rocky Mountain Power, which provides power to 1.2 million customers in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. She held that post until 2018 before transitioning to Enchant Energy Corporation, an emerging environmental services company focused on carbon capture and storage for industry and communities.

Stefan Bird, President and CEO, Pacific Power


Stefan Bird is president and CEO of Pacific Power, a division of PacifiCorp serving 800,000 customers in communities across Oregon, Washington and California. 

In his role, Bird also oversees the optimization of PacifiCorp’s 17,100-mile transmission system spanning 10 states, its multi-state renewable resource and grid operations, commercial and risk management activities, and other Portland, Oregon‑based teams serving 2 million customers in Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power service areas. 

Under his leadership, the company is making historic investments in renewable and non-carbon energy and transmission infrastructure that will transform the West’s role in a net-zero energy future.

Bird led the company’s partnership with the California ISO in 2014 to develop a transformative Western U.S. energy market that maximizes renewable energy, bolsters grid reliability, and lowers customer energy costs. Since its inception the market has saved customers across the West $4.2 billion while helping to decarbonize the Western grid. For PacifiCorp customers, market participation has delivered $658 million in energy savings and reduced PacifiCorp’s carbon emissions by 35 million metric tons.

Bird joined Berkshire Hathaway Energy in 1998, serving as vice president of acquisitions and development, president and CEO of CalEnergy Generation U.S. and senior vice president, commercial and trading for PacifiCorp. 

Bird serves on several nonprofit and public service organizations including as chairman, PacifiCorp Foundation; chairman, STEM Investment Council; chairman, CTE-STEM Employer Coalition; director, Oregon Business Council; and member of the board of trustees, Oregon Institute of Technology.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Kansas State University.

Gary Hoogeveen, President and CEO, Rocky Mountain Power


Gary Hoogeveen is president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Power. He is responsible for delivering electricity safely and reliably to 1.2 million customers in Idaho, Utah and Wyoming, and also oversees thermal generation and mining for the company.

Previously Hoogeveen served as senior vice president and chief commercial officer at Rocky Mountain Power, leading programs and initiatives to help customers access and benefit from renewable energy.

He joined the Berkshire Hathaway Energy family of businesses in 2000 and served as president of Kern River Gas Transmission Company for nearly five years prior to joining Rocky Mountain Power. He also served as vice president of customer service and business development for Northern Natural Gas Company.

Hoogeveen holds a Bachelor of Science in physics from University of Northern Iowa, and a Ph.D. in space physics from Rice University.

He and his family live in Park City, Utah.