Safety & HR Team for 2020 and Beyond

June 05, 2019

Peggy Walker
Peggy Walker

JD Cutlip
"JD" Cutlip

Patrick Tobey
Patrick Tobey

The Team Fishel Safety & HR Team has a plan in motion for the years ahead! Effective April 1, 2019, several Teammates assumed important leadership roles aimed at making Team Fishel the safest and Best Choice Utility Contractor in the industry.

Peggy Walker, Director of Human Resources Administration, is responsible for leading and directing all the administrative functions supporting our human resources services, including payroll, benefits, and compliance among others. Peggy is a well-respected HR manager, having worked in nearly every aspect of human resources since joining Team Fishel in 2001.

John David “JD” Cutlip, Director of Safety and Training, leads Team Fishel’s efforts to Be Accident Free, including all training efforts necessary to live our #1 value. Prior to joining Team Fishel in 2017, JD worked in the Electric Utility Industry for more than 20 years. He has served as a Safety Coordinator, Training Coordinator and Director of Training during his career. JD is a Journeyman Electric Lineman by trade and a Certified Utility Safety Professional.

Patrick Tobey, Director of Talent/Teammate Development, is responsible for directing our Teammate Development initiatives and leading the team of Teammate Development Specialists in Team Fishel’s area offices throughout the country. Patrick joined Team Fishel in 2017 following a successful 21 year career serving in the U.S. Army. As a Special Forces Officer, he served in various operational, training and talent management roles.

Congratulations, Teammates! Your leadership will make Team Fishel safer, stronger and, as always, the Best Choice for our Customers and Teammates!