Pam Tompkins is president and CEO of SET Solutions, LLC. Pam worked in the electric utility industry for over 33 years with the last 13 years as a leading industry consultant. She is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), a Certified Utility Safety Administrator (CUSA) and an authorized OTI (OSHA Training Institute) instructor. Ms. Tompkins is a frequent speaker throughout the US and internationally on Electrical Safety Compliance and industry “best practices” for National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and NFPA 70E. As a member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers), she has authored and presented IEEE papers on high voltage safety issues. Pam is a regular author for iP (Incident Prevention) magazine, a leading utility industry magazine, and a regular presenter at iP conferences. She is a founding member of the Utility Safety Ops and Leadership Network (USOLN) which develops and administers the Certified Utility Safety Professional certification. She presently services on the USOLN executive board as the Education chairperson.
Matt Edmonds is the Vice President of Consulting Services and has over 5 years of field safety management expertise. He has the technical background to work with clients and help develop their safety processes. Matt is an authorized OTI trainer for the construction industry and he is also certified to conduct DOT training classes such as Flagger Training and Work Zone Safety Training.
Kathy Ellsworth, CUSP, has 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry and has worked in transmission and delivery as well as nuclear generation. Kathy is experienced in human performance improvement, safety, program assessments and training and she holds a degree in behavioral science. Kathy is dedicated to helping leaders and employees discover the underlying causes of incidents and designing methods of reducing the number and severity of accidents and unwanted events within their companies.
Charles Jackson is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with over 33 years experience as a safety and health professional. Charles is committed to developing processes within organizations to achieve World Class Safety by helping organizations develop long-term strategies in the areas of Safety, Health, Emergency Response, Security, Worker’s Compensation and Risk Management. Charles has managed safety and industrial hygiene programs and has been an adjunct senior lecturer in the School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. During his extensive working career, Charles has completed formal training in methods and techniques of auditing and he has taught techniques of auditing to facilities located throughout the US.
Charlie Harris is a Certified Safety Professional and an authorized OTI trainer with over 30 years of safety experience. He has received numerous safety professional awards throughout his career and is recognized as being an industry leader in the field of safety. Charlie’s background includes heavy steel manufacturing and construction. Charlie has many years of experience as a safety manager so he has real world knowledge how to develop, implement and maintain general industry and construction safety processes.
Bobby Blume, Senior Electric Utility Safety Specialist, has over 40 years of experience in electric utility safety and skills training. Bobby retired from the Electric Cooperatives of SC as the Vice President of Loss Control and Training, where he developed many safety training programs to comply with regulatory requirements of OSHA and National Electric Safety Code. As a national leader in electrical safety, Bobby was instrumental in the development and implementation of NRECA’s Safety Accreditation Program and South Carolina’s line worker training program. Bobby began his working career as a journeyman line worker before moving to the statewide cooperative association. Since joining SET Solutions, Bobby has worked with clients throughout the US to provide job specific safety and training for electric utility personnel.
Pam Brandi works closely with our clients to maintain relationships and is dedicated to providing the highest quality customer service.