Steve Adams

Senior Vice President, Operations
Centuri Power Group

Steve is focused on implementation of strategies for continuing organic growth and enhancing performance, profitability, operational excellence, and best-in-class safety. Steve also supports development of the business lines of Centuri Power Group via organic growth and acquisition opportunities in electric transmission & distribution, substation, renewables, and ancillary services to the electric utility industry. Steve brings nearly 30 years of experience in the electrical industry from a wide range of previous positions at Indianapolis Power and Light, ABB, Inc., Edison Electric Institute, and Par Electrical Contractors. After starting in the field with Indianapolis Power and Light in 1990, he returned to college to earn a degree in electrical engineering technology from Purdue University. In 2001, Steve joined ABB, Inc. as Manager of Modular Substation Group and then Director of Power Technologies Services. Following an assignment at the Edison Electrical Institute, Steve joined Par Electrical Contractors in 2005 as Director of the North Central Region. In 2014, he was appointed President, where he remained until 2018. Steve’s experience has taken him all over the country, including the Northeast, Rockies, California, and Midwest.