Violet Sistovaris serves as the president of NIPSCO, the most senior executive at NiSource’s natural gas and electric utility company in Indiana. She is responsible for all operations, regulatory policy and compliance functions, while ensuring premier service delivery to more than 1.2 million natural gas and electric customers across northern Indiana. She assumed her current role in July 2015.
Violet was previously senior vice president and chief information officer for NiSource, responsible for leading information technology, supply chain, real estate and facilities management functions. Prior to that role, she served as vice president, customer contact centers, where she managed customer service, meter reading and billing. Before joining NiSource in 1994, Sistovaris was vice president, training and development at Centier Bank in Merrillville, Ind. Her banking experience centered in the areas of marketing, training and development and sales administration.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, Ind.) and a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University (Gary, Ind.). She serves on the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, the Indiana Energy Association and Northwest Indiana’s One Region initiative.
Violet is based at NIPSCO’s headquarters in Merrillville, Ind.