United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Joseph Grimes

Joe Grimes serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer for Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

Joe holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and a Masters from St. Joseph’s University.  Joe has more than 30 years of experience in operations, maintenance, and engineering management, as well as having supported nuclear and fossil energy generating stations across the country. His background includes station construction, initial plant operational start-up and several decades of commercial operations.

Joe has held several leadership roles in the energy industry, including executive roles at the station, regional and nuclear fleet levels and participates on numerous industry advisory boards.

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