Cindy A. Crane

CEO, Rocky Mountain Power

Cindy Crane, 56, is chief executive officer for Rocky Mountain Power. She served as president and CEO of the company from November 2014 to May 2018.

As CEO, Crane is focused on strategic initiatives, risk management and electrification innovation for the company.

Prior to leading Rocky Mountain Power, Crane served as vice president of Interwest Mining and Fuels for PacifiCorp Energy. She was responsible for the Energy West and Bridger Coal mine operations, as well as overall coal supply acquisition and management for PacifiCorp’s coal-fueled generation plants

Crane joined PacifiCorp in 1990 and served in a variety of positions, including director of business systems integration, managing director of the company’s regional transmission project and managing director of the major issues program. She also managed the company’s integration following its acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Crane then served as vice president of strategy and division services for PacifiCorp Energy, where she provided leadership in the development of the company’s coal supply and renewable energy strategies, including the completion of five Wyoming wind projects.

Prior to PacifiCorp, Crane worked at NERCO Inc., which was 82 percent owned by PacifiCorp. Crane joined NERCO while doing due diligence efforts for holdings of Union Texas Petroleum.

Crane currently serves on the Wyoming Energy Resources Council, the Utah Sports Commission Board, EDCUtah, the National Mining Association, the Utah Mining Association and is a member of the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She dedicates her time to others within the company through both formal and informal mentoring.

Crane lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband Don.