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Jim Stanton

Director of Advisory Services

Jim Stanton brings more than 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry including plant operations, system operations, market design, RTO development, and reliability standards. His extensive background in the electric power industry has enabled him to assist clients in their efforts to reach and maintain compliance with the reliability standards.


Prior to SOS, Jim assisted clients in compliance readiness and risk management efforts through his roles as Principal Advisor at Quanta Technology and Executive Director at SPS Energy. Before his time at SPS Energy, Jim co-founded a new practice to assist clients with all aspects of NERC Reliability Standards compliance, recruiting, training and coordinating a staff of six compliance specialists in his role as Director/Project manager at ICF International.


Jim’s experience and expertise covers all areas of NERC compliance services including procedure development, training, Gap Analyses, risk-based assessments, self-reports and mitigation plans, and internal compliance programs.


Manager of Compliance Consulting

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