Lesley Varga has been in the standby power industry for over 30 years. She was the founder and president of Quality Standby Services until she sold the company in June 2019 to Exponential Power (previously Nolan Power Group/Storage Battery Systems). She currently serves on the board of Exponential Power. Her career has been focused on engineering solutions for dc powered stationary, standby systems. Her experience includes sizing and selecting the dc equipment with a focus on the practical side: installation, testing, and maintenance of the systems. She continues participating in the standby power industry in a technical support and consulting role. Lesley is a member of the Battcon Technical Committee, a Senior member of IEEE, a past Chair and active member of the IEEE PES Energy and Stationary Battery Committee and a registered Professional Engineer.