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Rogelstad, Tollerson promoted at OTP [UPDATED]

Published 10:29am Monday, December 10, 2012 Updated 12:33pm Monday, December 10, 2012

Otter Tail Power Company President and CEO Chuck MacFarlane recently announced two management-level promotions.

Tim Rogelstad, formerly manager, transmission planning, now is vice president, asset management.

Rogelstad earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical electronics engineering from North Dakota State University where he was a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi honor societies. He’s also a graduate of the University of Idaho’s Utility Executive Course. He has been with Otter Tail Power Company for 23 years and in a managerial role for more than 10 years.

Professionally, Rogelstad is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers.

A native of Pelican Rapids, Rogelstad lives in Fergus Falls with his wife, Penny, and four children.

Brad Tollerson, formerly Manager, Power Services, now is Director, Power Services and Resource Planning, and reports to MacFarlane.

In this role he directs the company’s wholesale energy market operations and resource planning area and their staffs.

Tollerson earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from North Dakota State University.

Tollerson holds a U.S. patent for an energy coordination system to facilitate customer choice of electricity provider. He has been with Otter Tail Power Company for more than 15 years.

He is a native of Fergus Falls, where he lives with his wife, Kari, and their three sons.

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