Darin Myers Director

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration, Finance | Olivet Nazarene University | Bourbonnais, IL Bachelor of Science, Human Resources | New School | New York City

YEARS EXPERIENCE

25

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Augusta United Way Board Member | Forces United Board Member, VA Organization

RELEVANT EXPERTISE

Revenue Projections, O&M, & Capital Budgets, Federal & State Regulatory Agency Compliance, Financial Performance Goals & Commitments, External Stakeholders & Public Relations, Continuous Improvement

Darin Myers Director

Mr. Myers is an expert in operations and strategic management with twenty-five years of experience and employment history across the Nuclear Power and Transmission and Distribution Utility Industry in various capacities, including Site Vice President, Plant Manager, and Maintenance/Training Director. Darin has vast experience in spearheading effective complex programs for large organizations across multiple disciplines, demonstrated by the ability to maintain complex budgets, including a $9B nuclear asset with annual budgets of $200M. Mr. Myers supports clients through results-oriented leadership and advisory relating to optimizing site operations through the implementation of strategic initiatives and employee engagement.  His projects include supporting organizations with continuous improvement while driving operational excellence in direct compliance with all applicable policies, regulations, and procedures.  Darin brings an array of experience and skills to Atrium’s clients through the below Areas of Expertise:

  • Multi-Discipline & Cultural Team Management
  • Vision, Goals, & Associated Business Plans
  • Federal & State Regulatory Agency Compliance
  • Site & Plant Security – Physical & Cyber
  • Financial Performance Goals & Commitments
  • Revenue Projections, O&M, & Capital Budgets
  • Continuous Improvement – Self-Assessments, LEAN Processes, & Kaizen Exercises
  • Leadership Development & Team Collaboration
  • Training, Coaching, & Staff Motivation
  • Strong Written & Verbal Communication Skills
  • External Stakeholders & Public Relations
  • Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution
  • Root Cause Analysis & Corrective Action Plans
  • Critical & Analytical Thinking
  • Project Execution & Meeting Critical Milestones
  • Planning, Scheduling, & Organization
  • Improved Organizational Accountability

Professional Accomplishments:
• Successfully led Southern Company Nuclear Plant Vogtle 1 and 2 from “Plant in Decline” status in December 2014 to the industry’s highest performance designation in April 2018
• Assembled and led a multi-functional group including the associated procedures and processes in the implementation of major projects at Plant Vogtle, including a $100M digital turbine controls installation and main transformer replacements within sub-20-day plant outages, thus paving the way for the plant to operate at record level performance and capacity
• Created and executed “The Weight Loss Challenge” initiative designed to identify and eliminate low-value-added activities, thus allowing management to focus efforts on operating and maintaining the plant at excellent levels
• Implemented a program to improve a long-standing cultural problem involving organizational accountability, including initial and refresher training combined with the integration of accountability principles within normal daily operations, thus leading to vastly improved plant performance and an inspired workforce
• Implemented employee empowering and worker-driven efforts to earn an industry acknowledged strength in Nuclear Professional practices, behaviors, and engagement
• Interfaced and collaborated closely with Vogtle 3&4 construction project ($25B) with Vogtle 1&2 operating units to integrate site functions including Security, Emergency Planning, Training/In-processing, Human Resources, and major electrical switchyard reconstruction

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