Jul 23 - Power Breakfast with NiSource's Carrie Hightman and Violet Sistovaris
Professional Development: Power Breakfast with NiSource's Carrie Hightman and Violet Sistovaris
NiSource's Carrie Hightman and Violet Sistovaris
senior vice president & chief information officer (CIO), NiSource Inc.
About Violet Sistovaris
Violet Sistovaris is a Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at NiSource Inc. based in Merrillville, Ind., NiSource is a Fortune 500 energy company.
NiSource operating companies deliver energy to 3.8 million customers located within the high-demand energy corridor stretching from the Gulf Coast through the Midwest to New England.
provides leadership and direction to the NiSource supply chain services, information technology, real estate and facilities management departments.
is an executive sponsor for NiSource's Women In Leadership (WIL) initiatives which includes a women's Affinity Group for all women in the company as well as the Women in Leadership Mentoring Program.
She is committed to providing women the internal and external leadership skills they need to advance in their careers, and to filling the leadership pipeline at NiSource with talented leaders.
Prior to her current position, Violet was the vice president of the Customer Contact Centers.
Violet also held leadership positions at NiSource in the areas of human resources, executive recruiting and management development.
Before joining NiSource in 1994, Violet was vice president, Training & Development, at Centier Bank in Merrillville, IN.
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 and a master's degree in business administration from Indiana University.