With over 10 years of experience in the electric utility industry, Devon’s new executive responsibilities are, design, development and maintenance of the Transmission & Distribution system, all substation operations, North and Middle Caicos operations, as well as vehicle and equipment fleet services.
Devon has been employed with FortisTCI since January 2007, and has served in a number of capacities. This includes, Planning Engineer, Manager of T & D Planning, Manager of T & D Operations, and most recently Director of T & D Operations. In 2012 Devon led successful negotiations of the street light takeover agreement in Providenciales between FortisTCI and TCIG. President and CEO, Eddinton Powell said, “Devon’s promotion is part of the Company’s leadership development as we continue to focus on and respond to changes in the domestic and global business environments, to technological changes, and to changes in customers’ expectations.” Mr. Powell continued, “This is a performance-based organization, and since joining FortisTCI Devon has played a key role in the on-going transformation of the Company. The entire FortisTCI team wish him continued success in his new role.”
A native to South Caicos and a graduate of Marjorie Basden High School, Devon attended the Turks and Caicos Community College before completing his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering at Wilberforce University in Ohio, USA. Devon expects to complete his MBA with Webster University in December of 2013. He is a member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) as well as The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Devon is married to Nicole P. Cox and is the father of three children. He and his family attend Harvest Bible Chapel in Providenciales where he serves as a Youth Director and is an Elder of the church.