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JOLLY HAYDEN

Jolly Hayden

Jolly Hayden

MANAGING DIRECTOR | RATES & REGULATORY | AUSTIN, TEXAS

Contact Jolly Hayden: Jolly.Hayden@GDSAssociates.com

Jolly has extensive experience within the energy industry and is recognized for his innovation.  During his 30 years of experience on utility related issues, the areas of service provided include: strategic planning, project management, process improvement, budget management, new ventures and enterprise start-up, growth and development strategies, team leadership and development, safety performance, reorganization, negotiations, technical team building, development and training, system analysis, policy development and implementation, process and control implementation, and industry lobbying. Mr. Hayden joined GDS in October 2020 and prior to joining GDS, he spent many years working as an independent consultant, Chief Operations Officer, Managing Director, Vice President of Development, and Vice President of Transmission.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Kentucky
  • Masters of Science in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hayden, J. Jolly (2006, September) Merchant Transmission Redux, Public Utilities Fortnightly

  • Hayden, J. Jolly (2004, September) Southern Region: Reforms Needed, Energy Markets

  • Hayden, J. Jolly (2004, March) The Electric Transmission Paradox, The Electricity Journal 

  • Hayden, J. Jolly (2003, April) New Power Executive, Why are $$ Being Flushed Down the Toilet, The Desk

AFFILIATIONS

  • Power & Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEAK), External Advisory Board (2011-Present)

  • West Texas A&M University College of Engineering, Advisory Board (2016-2019)

  • West Texas A&M University, W125 Executive Advisory Board

  • Working Group for Investment in Reliable & Economic Electric Systems, President (2010-2012) Director (2013)

  • The Center of the Advancement of Energy Markets, Ideas Foundation Member (2002-2003)

  • National Society of Professional Engineers, Member (Present)

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Member (Present)

PROVIDING SOLID ENGINEERING AND ENERGY CONSULTANT SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE U.S. and canada