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John Antonuk

Robert Stright

Charles H. King

Lawrence Koppelman

Randall Vickroy

Donald T. Spangenberg, Jr.

John B. Adger, Jr.

Alan J. Salzberg

Christine Kozlosky

Dennis Kalbarczyk

Mark Lautenschlager

Phillip S. Teumim

Yavuz Arik

Don Spangenberg has over 35 years of management and consulting experience in the energy industry. He has been a senior Liberty consultant since the firmís inception and has managed many projects for Liberty.  Don brings to Libertyís clients a strong background in:  

  • Management audits and assessments
  • Fuels management
  • Utility planning and operations
  • Procedure development
  • Management of legal departments
  • Staff training
  • Affiliate relations

Don holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.S., cum laude, in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. Don was an officer in the Naval Nuclear Power Program. 

Project Highlights

Don has managed and served as lead consultant on many management and performance audits of both electric and gas utilities for state regulatory commissions.  Many of them have focused on fuels management for electric generation, or gas supply and management for distribution utilities. 

Don has for a number of utilities managed and served as lead consultant in the preparation of comprehensive fuel management policies and procedures for power generation fuels of coal, oil and natural gas, including procurement, transportation, use, contract administration, inventory management, and waste management.   

Don has managed and served as lead consultant on process-improvement projects for electric utilities, analyzing operations and developing recommendations for improvements in policies, processes, and procedures. Don has provided a wide range of other types of services to firms in the energy industry, for example, helping public power entities conduct strategic planning in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness in a more competitive environment.  He has developed and led training programs addressing many aspects of utility operations. 

Don has evaluated affiliate relations at a number of utilities, examining cost allocation systems, procedures, and activities in order to ensure compliance with provisions requiring armsí-length dealing among affiliates. 

Don has worked with legal departments to develop strategies and procedures for selection and management of outside legal counsel, and for improving the overall business management of law department or firm operations. 


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