United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Thomas J. Palmisano

Vice President Engineering, Projects, and Site Support
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Tom Palmisano currently serves as vice president of Engineering, Project Management, and Site Support Services at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).

Prior to joining SONGS, he served as vice president of Nuclear Oversight for Entergy Nuclear located in Mississippi. During his 30 year career in the commercial nuclear industry he held leadership roles as site vice president for Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant, Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, and Cooper Nuclear Station. His career also includes roles as site vice president, general plant manager, operations manager and systems engineering manager at Palisades Nuclear Plant.

Tom began his career serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program. He holds an MBA from Saginaw Valley State University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Ohio Northern University.

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