Columbia represents 30 counties
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2017) — Jovette S. Pino has been named vice president and general manager of Columbia Gas of Kentucky operations.
She will be responsible for all field operations throughout Columbia’s 30-county service area in Kentucky. Pino replaces Kimra Cole, who was named vice president of distribution operations for NiSource, Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s parent company.
Pino was previously director of labor relations for NiSource, where she was responsible for the company’s labor strategy and served as lead negotiator for the company’s 26 collective bargaining agreements. She has been with NiSource for 20 years.
A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Pino earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from State University of New York Buffalo and a Juris Doctorate degree in law from the University of Akron Law School.