Dean Crist is Vice President of Regulation at MidAmerican Energy Company. Mr. Crist has been with MidAmerican for more than 20 years. His responsibilities include oversight of the regulation and legislative affairs group, input on regulatory and legislative strategies and coordination of ratemaking efforts for the company. Prior to his current position, Mr. Crist was responsible for the financial and operating performance of MidAmerican's generating and transmission assets. He also managed the gas and electric wholesale trading organizations for MidAmerican. Additionally, Mr. Crist serves as a member of the board of managers, Electric Transmission Texas, LLC and vice president of MEHC Texas Transco, LLC. MidAmerican Energy Company provides regulated electric and natural gas service to nearly 1.4 million customers in Iowa and surrounding states. Mr. Crist holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University and is a registered professional engineer in Iowa.