Hall, Brian


University of Michigan Utilities

[email protected]

(734) 764-8027

Utilities Leadership Team

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As Director of Utilities, Brian oversees all aspects of the production, procurement and distribution of the critical Utility Systems to campus. This includes steam, electricity, natural gas and potable water as well as campus wide sanitary and storm sewer collection.

Brian was Senior Manager of Electrical Operations from 2016 to 2020, responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the university’s electrical distribution and outdoor lighting systems. His responsibilities also included managing the building substation replacement program, electrical distribution master planning, and maintaining the electrical metering and billing system.

Prior to joining U-M, Brian worked 19 years in the automotive industry, primarily at Ford and Visteon manufacturing plants. Prior to his experience in the automotive industry, Brian worked at Toledo Edison’s Bay Shore Generating Station where he supported the plant’s preventative maintenance program and substation operations.

Brian is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio and holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo.