Mimi Eshetu is the Implementation Manager for Asset Performance Networks, based out of the company’s office in Bethesda, Maryland. She possesses more than 14 years of experience providing support on a variety of engineering, environmental, and economic assignments for both public and private sectors of the energy industry.
In her current role, Mimi is responsible for training clients to effectively utilize AP-Networks’ tool suite, including NaviTrack, Turnaround-Network, Upstream-Network, Pyxis, and the Project Pyramid. In addition to helping personnel master these tools, Mimi aids site leadership in effectively rolling the tools out. She also plays a role in work process customization, helping to develop and implement processes custom tailored to a client’s particular organization. In addition, she serves as the Lead Coordinator for AP-Networks’ annual TINC America conference.
During her time with AP-Networks, Mimi has been involved in over 100 engagements, executing Turnaround Assist Programs (T-AP), Risk Based Scope Reviews (RBSR), Benchmarking Studies, and Work Process Implementations to improve performance on turnarounds and capital projects in the upstream, downstream, gas, and power sectors.
Prior to joining AP-Networks, Mimi worked as an Analyst/Junior Engineer in ICF International’s Consulting Energy Practice, where she provided technical and analytical support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Natural Gas Star Program and for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve. In these roles, she worked on environmental, economic, and supply issues pertaining to the oil refining, petrochemical, and natural gas industries. Earlier in her career, Mimi worked at GE Power Systems as a cost engineer in the Fluid Systems Team for gas and steam turbines, where she was involved in implementing production cost savings and productivity enhancement projects.
Mimi holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester.