Brad Berryman serves as Talen Energy’s Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Company’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant, a two-unit, 2,500 megawatt facility in Salem Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Berryman joined Talen Energy in early 2017, in the role of Site Vice President for Susquehanna, LLC. In this role, he was responsible for all plant operations and personnel. During his tenure as Site Vice President, Mr. Berryman was central to the Susquehanna power plant’s performance improvement in the areas of operations, finance and safety, leading the plant from third quartile to top decile performance and rankings.
With over two decades of extensive commercial nuclear experience, Mr. Berryman has held positions of increasing importance spanning various technical, operational, training and financial capacities. Prior to joining Talen, he served as general manager at Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station (NextEra Energy Resources), Homestead, Fla. He also held leadership roles at: Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, Burlington, Kan.; Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (Arizona Public Service), Tonopah, Ariz; and Arkansas Nuclear One (Entergy), Russelville, Ark.
A summa cum laude graduate of Central Baptist College, Conway, Ark., Berryman holds a bachelor of science degree in organizational management. In addition, he proudly served his country in the United States Navy as part of the submarine fast attack fleet.
In the community, Mr. Berryman serves on the board of directors of the Berwick Area United Way and actively participates in a variety of company volunteer initiatives.