Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation
Michael “Mike” Burnette serves as the Senior Vice President, Power Supply and Chief Operating Officer of North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Mike joined NCEMC in January 1988 and has held numerous positions within the organization.
As Senior Vice President of Power Supply, Mike is responsible for the management and implementation of all power supply operations, engineering and resource acquisitions, including NCEMC’s grid modernization strategy. Additionally, he is responsible for wholesale rate development, billing, and counterparty settlements.
In the role as Chief Operating Officer of NCEMC, Mike is responsible for providing leadership, guidance and assistance to the Executive Vice President and CEO concerning corporate development, planning, and management effectiveness. Mike provides critical management experience and oversight to provide the highest value to NCEMC’s customers and business development activities.
Mike has been in the electric utility and energy industry throughout his career and has experience in various areas of utility operations and management, including utility regulation, power production, rate development and asset auditing. Prior to joining NCEMC, Mike worked for the Public Staff of the North Carolina Utilities Commission.
Mike graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.
Mike and his family reside in Raleigh, NC.