Our Leadership

Douglas VanTassell

Douglas VanTassell

CEO/President, Paragon Energy Solutions

Doug has over 31 years of experience in the Power Generation Industry, with a proven track record in leading sales and earnings growth, business turnaround and establishing lean operational process improvements. Prior to his current role as President & CEO for Paragon Energy Solutions, Doug was the Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Curtiss Wright Corporation where he was responsible for 4 key business segments. Prior to this he served as General Manager for CW's AP Services and Nova Machine businesses successfully leading the turnaround of the latter. Doug spent much of his career with AP Services LLC, a market leader in fluid sealing products for utilities and OEMs, serving in key roles as Owner / CEO, General Manager and Sales & Product Line Manager. Under Doug's leadership, AP Services (which he sold to Curtiss Wright) established strong customer partnerships with companies like Duke Energy, Southern Company and TVA. On August 30, 2017, Doug and Argosy purchased ATC Nuclear and renamed the company to Paragon Energy Solutions. Paragon is recognized as an innovative company helping the nuclear industry lower costs in a competitive energy marketplace.

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