DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – SJE is excited to announce that Ana Bashi will join SJE as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) starting on Monday, October 30, 2023. Bashi replaces Interim CFO Michael Smith, who will assist with her transition.

Bashi brings with her an impressive background with over 18 years of experience in various leadership and financial roles, including positions as controller, executive finance director, vice president of finance and CFO. She has worked in various industries, including aerospace, automotive, motorsport aftermarket, food, water and wastewater. Most recently, Bashi was the CFO at Newterra, a manufacturing company located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she spent three years as a CFO with Airtech Group