John Ventosa was named Site Vice President for Entergy’s Indian Point Energy Center in December 2011.
Mr. Ventosa joined Indian Point in 1991 as a system engineer for Con Edison, and has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility.
Following Entergy’s purchase of Indian Point Unit 2 from Con Edison in 2001, Ventosa held a variety of roles including operations manager at IPEC, and assisted in combining units 2 and 3 into a single-site operation.
More recently, Ventosa was general manager, engineering for the Entergy Nuclear northeast fleet of plant and vice president, operations support for the Entergy Nuclear fleet. In that position he was instrumental in establishing an engineering pipeline and providing standardization to the engineering organization.
Mr. Ventosa is certified on both boiling water and pressurized water reactors, and prior to joining Entergy, held positions in training, maintenance and operations support.
Prior to joining Indian Point, he worked with General Public Utilities Nuclear Corporation at Oyster Creek. He holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Manhattan College and a master of business administration degree from Monmouth College.