Principal - Dr. Daniel C. Kasperski
Dr. Daniel C. Kasperski is the President of the Wass Consulting Group, Inc. Formerly, he was Principal and shareholder in Cresap/Towers Perrin's Energy Services Practice and has more than 35 years of industry experience, including more than 28 years of consulting experience to a variety of companies. His work includes virtually all aspects of corporate strategy, organization, governance, operations, marketing, finance, engineering, support, and management.
Most recently, his work has involved helping companies respond to increasing competition in the marketplace, and has included market assessments, market strategy development, pricing studies, organizational realignment, performance improvement, business process re-engineering, and change management reviews.
Earlier, he was heavily involved in several strategic restructuring, merger integration, and organizational effectiveness studies for a variety of Fortune 100 companies. This work included benchmarking of important business processes in several industries, including the NASA Space Center, Saturn, airline operations, oil refineries, and nuclear utilities.
Throughout his consulting career, Dr. Kasperski has been concerned with helping executive and senior managers address those problems having the greatest impact on the enterprise's long-term financial health. Thus, while the focus of his consulting assistance has changed over the years, his ability to combine pragmatism with the latest management consulting tools and techniques to provide high value-added service has not.
Dr. Kasperski's numerous clients have included: the Gas Technology Institute, Banpu Co. Ltd.-Thailand, AmerenUE, TU Electric Co., Pacific Gas & Electric Co., South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Co., Vermont Electric Company (VELCO), Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Co., Constellation Energy/Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, Chicago Title & Trust Company, Unicom Thermal Technologies, PECO Energy, Public Service Electric and Gas Company, United States Enrichment Corporation, the Nuclear Energy Institute, Houston Industries, Commonwealth Edison Company, Public Service Enterprise Group, the Boards of Dominion Resources, Virginia Power, Dominion Energy and Dominion Capital, New York Power Authority, Department of Energy/Westinghouse Hanford Company, Gas Company of New Mexico, Eastern Utilities Associates, Lansing (Michigan) Board of Water and Light, Kansas Gas and Electric Company, Centerior Energy Corporation, Ontario Hydro, City Council of Manitowoc (Wisconsin), the Board of Philadelphia Electric Company, Carolina Power & Light Company, Georgia Power Company, Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Consumers Power Company, Ohio Edison Company, Nuclear Management Corporation, Public Service of Indiana, and Northern Indiana Public Service Company.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Kasperski served as Manager, Technical Services in the Operations Services Division of Gilbert/Commonwealth, an international architect/engineering firm. He also served there as Manager, Nuclear Systems, and earlier as Manager, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Still earlier, he served as Supervisor of Nuclear Licensing at Sargent & Lundy (another large international architect/engineering firm).
Dr. Kasperski retired as a Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve, and while on active duty was a licensed chief operating engineer for two designs of shipboard nuclear submarine reactors. He visited the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, and Hungary as a U.S. delegate in an international program to meet with Soviet Bloc nuclear scientists following the Chernobyl accident.
Dr. Kasperski received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in environmental health engineering from Northwestern University. He also has an M.B.A. degree from Eastern Michigan University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and California (nuclear) and is certified by the American Board of Health Physics. Dr. Kasperski is a member of the American Nuclear Society and the Health Physics Society, and serves on the Board of the Northwestern University NROTC Scholarship Fund. He has authored or co-authored a number of papers/articles dealing with various management issues, including organizational design, business process re-engineering, and financing of nuclear decommissioning trusts.