Mike Davidson is the vice president and general manager of Columbia Gas of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Columbia Gas of Maryland, Inc. and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. are subsidiaries of NiSource Inc. NiSource is one of the largest fully-regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 3.5 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers.
In his current role, Davidson is responsible for field operations, measurement and regulation, corrosion and leakage for the distribution systems that provide safe, reliable and efficient natural gas distribution service to more than 450,000 customers in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Prior to 2013, Davidson served as the Vice President of Customer Operations for NiSource Gas Distribution where he was responsible for providing operational services and support for the six Columbia Gas distribution companies. Functions in the Customer Operations Group include: business improvement, customer programs, customer contact centers, meter-to-cash, work force planning, integration center, and application development and support.
Davidson began his career with Columbia Gas and NiSource in 1996 and has held positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to his current role, Mike led all NiSource contact center operations for nine local distribution companies, serving nearly four million customers.
Davidson earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Point Park University - Suma Cum Laude, and a master’s degree in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University - Highest Distinction. He also holds a Six Sigma black belt certification from the University of Michigan, College of Engineering.
Davidson's career also includes five years of service with the United States Air Force.