Pat Dever is the Chief Data Strategist for Avista Utilities. He is responsible for Avista’s enterprise data and information strategies. Pat has 16 years of experience in software management of Energy Trading and Risk Management, Utility Operational, Business Intelligence and Back Office Systems. He also spent 18 years working in the field of Medical Billing & Electronic Medical Records Management. He serves on the Corporate Services Board and Executive Planning Committee for the Western Energy Institute (WEI) and serves on the Hoopfest Operational Committee as the Technology Chair. Held in Spokane, Wash., Hoopfest is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the world.