Peter W Ganz

Peter W Ganz

Career Interests

electric power markets, variable energy resource integration, integrated resource planning, energy storage integration, power trading 

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Energy and Environment Concentration
Master’s Project in Coordination with FirstSolar on Solar PV + Storage in the Western Energy Imbalance Market. Bass Connections in Energy Research Team Member (2017-2018). Nicholas School Energy Club Communications & Outreach Chair (2017-2018). Mentor to Incoming Energy Students (2017-2018). Graduate Assistant – Duke University Energy Initiative (2016-2017).
 
Bachelor of Artscum laude, May 2014
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Major: Political Science, GPA 3.64 out of 4.0
Awarded: “Graduation with Distinction” by Creighton University Political Science Department 
Published: “The Tea Party in Congress: Examining Voting Trends on Defense and International Trade Spending Legislation” – Journal of Political Research   Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity: Executive Member at Large, Public Relations Chair, Social Chair, Various Committees
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honors Society
Inter Residence Hall Government 

Professional Experience

Energy Industry Analyst, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC
Office of Enforcement – Division of Analytics and Surveillance ♦ Write and edit SAS code to analyze electricity markets data from ISO/RTO territories ♦ Present results and recommendations on potential market manipulation as part of an investigations branch ♦ Work with large SQL datasets via SAS to organize and streamline electricity market analyses. May 2017 – August 2017
 
Analytics & Reporting Specialist, Kiewit Corporation, Omaha, NE
Organize and lead a project team to standardize calculations of key Human Capital Management metrics at the corporate level ♦ Work with large datasets of over 30,000 active employee records and over 200,000 inactive records ♦ Visually represent data in an easily consumable form via Tableau and Excel ♦ Extract data from multiple data systems and compile clear outlines of trends in the company’s workforce ♦ Clean datasets for analysis ♦ Teach standards to employees across the workforce ♦ Attend Tableau Annual Conference (2015). June 2014 – July 2016
 
Building Supervisor, Kiewit Fitness Center at Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Manage 3 to 5 student employees ♦ Ensure safety of patrons and respond to all medical emergencies ♦ Assist with administrative work including interviewing and hiring new employees ♦ Prepare and organize special events and order necessary equipment for the facility ♦ Finalist for ‘Campus Recreation Employee of the Year’ – May 2012. August 2011 – May 2014
 
Full-Time Congressional Intern, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC
One Semester, Unpaid Internship for my Home District’s Representative ♦ Organize and respond to roughly 50 pieces of constituent correspondence per day ♦ Provide tours of the United States Capitol Building ♦ Prepare talking points and compile hearing binders for the Congressman and staff members ♦ Orchestrate special events hosted by the Congressman and staff ♦ Attend hearings and briefings in place of or with the Congressman and staff. Fall 2012
 

Additional Information

Microsoft Excel for Energy Modeling of Power Markets ♦ Microsoft Excel for Data Organization, Statistical Analysis, Data Visualization, and Ad Hoc Reporting ♦ Tableau for Data Visualization and Database Synced Automatic Reporting ♦ SAS for SQL Database Querying and Analysis ♦ Stata for Statistical Data Analysis ♦ Social Science Research and Writing ♦ Statistical Hypothesis Formulation and Testing ♦ Ability to Read, Analyze, and Translate Data into Consumable Form ♦ Microsoft Office Suite for Corporate Business Communication and Presentation ♦ Employee Management 

 

Skills

excel modeling
statistics

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources

Languages

English

Preferred Location

International
Mid-Atlantic
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Consulting
Entrepreneur / Start-up
Federal Government
Research Institute / Think Tank