NES Hires David Van Hooser as Vice President & CIO

NES Hires David Van Hooser as Vice President & CIO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Electric Service (NES) welcomes David Van Hooser as Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

He replaces Vic Hatridge, who retired after 20 years at NES.

As Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Van Hooser is responsible for strategic and tactical direction, staff and resource management, system support and maintenance. In addition to managing the current IT infrastructure, he is responsible for finding affordable and effective ways to modernize NES’ technology and data systems, allowing it to continue providing safe and reliable power to Middle Tennessee.

Van Hooser has served NES since 2004 as Information Technology Site Director with Zycron, an IT services contractor. Prior to Zycron, Van Hooser served in leadership positions for Deloitte and Saint Thomas Health Services.

He earned a Master of Computer Information Systems from Southwest Missouri State University in 2007, a Master of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University in 1992 and a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1984. Van Hooser also maintains a current PMP certification from the Project Management Institute.

Nashville Electric Service is one of the 12 largest public electric utilities in the nation, distributing energy to more than 360,000 customers in Middle Tennessee. For more information about NES, visit