Vice President - Asset Management and Planning
Michael A. Schmid
Michael A. Schmid was named vice president - Asset Management and Planning at PSE&G in November 2021, after being named vice president - Asset Management and Centralized Services in September 2019.
In this role, he is responsible for electric and gas asset strategy, asset reliability, electric delivery planning, gas system operations and technical services, utility business performance and improvement, utility finance support, basic generation services, basic gas supply services and energy supplier services.
Mr. Schmid has worked for PSE&G for more than 33 years and has held a variety of leadership positions. In 2017, Mr. Schmid assumed a senior director role as division manager – Central Division. Prior to that, he held a number of managerial and leadership positions, including associate engineer, engineer, lead engineer, district engineer, supervising engineer, operations engineer, distribution system leader, division manager for Gas Construction and senior director for Gas Field Operations. These positions afforded him the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the gas business. The range of leadership roles he has held over the years in Gas Operations, Appliance Service, Asset Management, Information Technology and, most recently, Electric Operations has provided him a strong and uniquely broad utility experience.
Mr. Schmid is a Sustainable Jersey board member. Sustainable Jersey is a nonprofit organization that provides tools, training and financial incentives to support communities as they pursue sustainability programs.
Mr. Schmid received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Rutgers University and his MBA in management of technology from New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Executive MBA program. Mr. Schmid is a licensed professional engineer in New Jersey.