James R. Haney is Vice President of Utility Operations for FirstEnergy. Prior to this promotion, Mr. Haney served as Vice President of Compliance and Regulated Services and President of West Virginia Operations of MonPower, the electric distribution business of FirstEnergy, Inc., which provides service to more than 6 million customers in parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, and Maryland. Jim has 34 years of service with MonPower. He is a graduate of West Virginia University (WVU) with a BS in Electrical Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia and Maryland.
Mr. Haney serves as a director for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Leadership West Virginia, the High Technology Foundation, and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the West Virginia Roundtable and serves on advisory committees for the WVU Engineering School and the WVU Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.