Neil Ott is the Vice President of Storm Operations for The Hydaker-Wheatlake Company (HWC). With over 32 years of industry experience in the power line industry, Neil's primary focus is to support our storm division by providing safe, quality focused, productive storm resources to Power companies in the event of power outages. Neil also handles Asset Disposal for The Hydaker-Wheatlake Company. Neil joined The Hydaker-Wheatlake Company in May of 2019. Prior to joining The Hydaker-Wheatlake Company he spent 17 years as Senior Account Manager with Altec assisting with asset disposal. Before joining Altec Neil spent 15 years in the Electrical line trade out in the field as a Lineman, Foreman and Superintendent. Neil studied Criminal Justice and Business at Ferris State, during this time he also started on their football team. A summer job of overhead line work led him into the passion he has for the utility industry to this day. Neil lives in Allegan, Michigan with his wife and two Brittany’s. In his spare time, he enjoys watching his daughter play college volleyball at Northwood University, snowmobiling and hunting.