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2017-09-15 / People

FirstEnergy Nuclear makes staffing changes


Bezilla Bezilla AKRON, OHIO - FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., has made a number of changes to their staff.

Mark Bezilla has been named vice president of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Bezilla succeeds Brian Boles, who has taken the role of vice president of nuclear support for FENOC. A 40-year nuclear industry veteran, Bezilla joined FENOC in 2002 and has served as site vice president at all three of the company’s nuclear plants.

Also at Davis-Besse, FENOC has promoted Doug Huey to director of performance improvement. Huey has more than 29 years’ experience in the nuclear power industry. He joined FENOC in 2013 as manager of fleet work management.

Richard Bologna was promoted to vice president of the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa. A 29-year nuclear industry veteran, Bologna joined Beaver Valley as an engineer in 1988. In 2014, he was named director of Fleet Engineering for FENOC, and then returned to Beaver Valley in September 2016 as general plant manager. In a related move, John Grabnar has been named general plant manager at Beaver Valley, the position most recently held by Bologna. Grabnar joined the company’s Perry Nuclear Power Plant in 1984, where he held a variety of engineering and operations roles and most recently served FENOC as director of fleet operations support.


Huey Huey Brian Boles was named vice president of Nuclear Support for the nuclear generation fleet. In addition, Terry Brown has been named vice president of Fleet Oversight for the FENOC nuclear fleet.

With more than 32 years’ industry experience, Boles started his career at FENOC’s Perry Nuclear Power Plant as an engineering technician and worked in several engineering positions before assuming leadership roles.


Bologna Bologna A 30-year industry veteran, Brown joined FENOC in 2013 as manager of fleet chemistry and radiation protection. He was named director of performance improvement at Perry and transferred to Davis-Besse in the same role in 2016.



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