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Avista Chairman and CEO Scott L. Morris
Scott L. Morris
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  • Although the company is excellent, I personally had a terrible experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spokane, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spokane, WA

    I worked at Avista full-time (Less than a year)

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    Pay is good especially for Spokane, most areas in the company are awesome to work for


    I worked in the Human Resource Department and it was awful! They preach about employee engagement and teaching communication and are probably the examples of what they preach

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Website www.avistacorp.com
Headquarters Spokane, WA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1889
Type Company - Public (AVA)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors IDACORP, Puget Energy

It is no shock that Avista is a leading utility serving the northwestern US. The firm's regulated utility unit has a generation capacity of more than 2,900 MW of electricity, which is distributed to 359,000 customers in Idaho and Washington. It also supplies natural gas to about 319,000 customers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The company operates eight hydroelectric projects and owns coal, natural gas, and wood waste plants. Avista has no natural gas reserves and purchases its supply from the wholesale market. The company also operates 76%-owned Advantage IQ (renamed... More

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