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Joseph Scalise

Partner, San Francisco

Joseph Scalise is a partner in the San Francisco office of Bain & Company. He is the leader of the firm's Utilities & Renewables and Industrial Goods & Services practices in the Americas. Joseph joined the firm in 1997 and has worked across Bain’s North America offices in Boston, New York and Dallas as well as internationally in Bain’s Johannesburg office and with teams in Europe and Asia.

Joseph has a diverse set of experience covering all aspects of the mid- and downstream power and gas sectors. He has extensive experience driving results across a wide range of strategy, operations and organizational issues. His recent work includes both core utility and investment strategy support in light of the accelerating uncertainty in energy markets, technology advances and policy. Joseph has also recently collaborated with utility leadership teams to structurally reduce O&M costs and drive significant increases in capital productivity. He also leads Bain’s Utility practice support of our Private Equity and M&A groups.

In addition to his direct client engagements, Joseph has also brought his expertise to clients and the public sector through speaking engagements that highlight the issues facing utility companies, such as those in California.

Prior to joining Bain, Joseph worked at the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. While there, he co-authored several papers for publication in The Journal of Financial Economics, The Brookings Papers on Economic Activity and The Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

Joseph earned an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated summa cum laude from Lehigh University with a BA in economics.

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