Rob Ardis is the president and CEO of Santee Electric Cooperative in Kingstree, South Carolina. He has bachelor’s degrees in math, physics and electrical engineering as well as an MBA. He is a licensed professional engineer. He has published numerous papers on peak shaving via conservation voltage reduction. His wife, Shannon, is a physical therapist. The couple enjoys watching their 14-year-old son, Cade, play football and baseball; and their 12-year-old daughter, Ava, play volleyball.