Black Hills Energy ( announced on June 28 that Kevin Jarosz is now the vice president of operations in Iowa and Nebraska, and Quintin Gaddis is now the general manager for Nebraska.

With 35 years of gas operations experience, Jarosz most recently served as the vice president of operations for Nebraska for the past three years. He is an advocate for community service and economic development, serving on numerous boards including Sarpy County Economic Development, the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Partnership for Economic Development, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, the LaVista Community Foundation and Black Hills Corporation Foundation.

Prior to joining Black Hills Energy in 2022, Gaddis held several leadership positions at Portland General Electric, PacifiCorp and Dayton Power and Light Company. He has earned an M.B.A. from Mount Vernon Nazarene University, a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and served in the United States Air Force. Gaddis will build on the utility’s customer focused and safety driven reputation, and commitment to supporting our communities as a volunteer at Bryan Health, the Lincoln Food Bank home delivery program and United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County.

Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) is a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company with a tradition of improving life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, the company serves 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers in eight states. More information is available at and