Purchasing Agent Matt Mills joined Emerald’s team in March of 2014. He arrived with considerable experience from a local manufacturing company,
where he was responsible for purchasing and shipping.

In his position at Emerald, Matt is the utility’s go-to person whenever the need for new products and/or services arises. Matt’s purchasing knowledge and inquisitive nature ensure EPUD’s requirements are accurately identified and met by the vendor, and EPUD receives the optimal product and/or service for a fair and reasonable cost.

Matt serves on the Northwest Public Power Association’s Purchasing and Stores Committee, as well as the Institute for Supply Management’s local board of directors.

When he isn’t working, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Chelsea, and their daughter, Adelyn. He also enjoys running, hiking, reading, and playing recreational soccer.