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Powerful Life

Video: Helping others at Thanksgiving

Tim Stephan lives OPPD's core value of honoring the community by providing Thanksgiving meals to Siena Francis House residents.

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Powerful Life

After 28 years spent working as a lineman, he’s ready for Act 2

'I’m proud to be part of a family that has three generations who’ve worked at OPPD,' says Ray Knott, a new area field supervisor. 'This is a passion, a calling.'

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Powerful Life

For these triplets, OPPD is a family tradition

Brothers Dan, Eric and Matt Tesarek all work as electrical engineers at OPPD, following in the footsteps of their father, who spent 34 years with the utility.

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Powerful Life

Guiding principles are key for Reese

For Jene’ Reese, a senior account executive at OPPD, success at work and at home comes down to knowing what matters – and what doesn't.

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A career on the lines

As we observe Nebraska Lineworker Appreciation Day, one longtime lineman reflects on his career with OPPD.

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Being of service to others is second nature for Valentin

For Michaela Valentin, OPPD's Government and Community Relations manager, being of service is a value, instilled early, that is woven throughout her career.

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