Javier Fernandez, Vice President and CFO, Omaha Public Power District
Javier Fernandez joined OPPD in June 2017 as vice president and chief financial officer.
Javier came to OPPD from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), U.S. Department of Energy, in Portland, Oregon. He has been with the federal power marketing organization since 2012, most recently serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He previously served for three years as senior vice president with D.A. Davidson & Co., a financial services firm, and seven years with Seattle-Northwest Securities, where he performed public finance banking and financial advisory services to municipal jurisdictions, primarily in Oregon.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Yale University, a Utility Management Certificate from Willamette University, and a Utility Executive Certificate from the University of Idaho.
Javier and his wife, Belinda, have three young children.