SOURCE: National Diversity CouncilDESCRIPTION:
United States, Mar. 4, 2021 /3BL Media/- The Energy Diversity & Inclusion Council kicks off The Energy Inclusion Conference announcing the Top Diverse Leaders in Energy on February 23 - 25, 2021. This year’s conference theme is “Inclusion Leads to Innovation”. This virtual conference will feature keynote speakers such as Pedro Pizarro, Paula Gold Williams, Girish Saligram and more. During the conference, professionals will gain access to learning sessions held by industry experts, organizational tracks, and endless inspiration that highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion in the energy arena.
The Top Diverse Leaders in Energy award features the highest caliber of executive leadership within this industry.
Selection to the list was based on the following criteria:
- Retain an extraordinary background of developing, growing and improving organizations the individual has been or is currently affiliated with.
- Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and fairness through ethical and moral leadership, enhancing the credibility of the individual and the organization as a whole.
- Serve as a role model for other individuals in the profession by setting the example in ways that are consistent shared values and goals of their respective organizations.
Effective and Efficient Management
- Empower those around them by promoting achievement, goal attainment and continuous advancement of his/her organization.
- Effectively builds relationships with subordinates while encouraging and inspiring personal and professional development in colleagues.
- Foster collaboration by promoting cooperative goals and building trust through employee inclusion and teamwork.
- Challenge the norm by investigating and formulating challenging opportunities to change, grow, innovate and improve the organization’s mission and overall goals.
- Inspire a shared vision by developing and communicating his/her vision for the future, and engaging others to actively participate in accomplishing that vision.
- Foster positive, creative work environment and embraces innovation and creativity in all aspects of their professional activities.
“The 2021 Top Diverse Leaders in Energy award is a true testament to the abilities of leaders in the workplace,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the Energy Diversity & Inclusion Council. “Each year, we are amazed and inspired at the achievements of each awardee. The 2021 class is truly a powerful force.”
Top Diverse Leaders in Energy Awardees:
Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Edison International and Southern California Edison
Vice President of Product and Energy Markets
Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer
Universal Pegasus International
Vice President, Global Health, Safety and Environment and Environmental Social Governance
Vice President of C&I Sales and Marketing
ENGIE North America
Lisa Larroque Alexander
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, and Chief Sustainability Officer
Rudy D. Garza
Chief Customer Engagement Officer
Vice President of Global Compensation, Benefits and HRIS
Bennett L. Gaines
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Information Officer
FirstEnergy Service Company
Vincent M. Davis
Vice President, Customer Operations and Enablement
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
VP of Communications & Marketing
Vice President of Environment, Health, and Safety
Kevin G. Vaughn
Vice President, Processing & LNG
Vice President of Direct Sales
Mid-Tex division Vice President of Public Affairs
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
ENGIE North America, Inc.
Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer
Tennessee Valley Authority
Wendy Hickok Robinson
Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Senior Vice President, Administration
General Counsel, Global litigation
Shell Oil Company
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Southern Company Gas
Vice President, Operations Support
Cheniere Energy, Inc.
Vice President of Technology Infrastructure Operations & Support
American Electric Power
Vice President of West Regional Operations
Charles G. Griffie
Senior Vice President, Operations and Engineering
Western Midstream Partners, LP
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Williams Companies, Inc.
Heidi D. Lewis
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
Target Hospitality Corp.
Joanne L. Howard
Vice President, ESG and Corporate Communications
Crestwood Equity Partners LP
Vice president of National Engagement and Strategy and Chief Sustainability Officer
Vice President, Research, Technology and Digital Devliery
ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions
Rejji P. Hayes
Executive Vice president and Chief Financial Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Tonya L. Berry
Vice President Gas Operations
Joanne H. Raphael
Executive Vice President
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
VP, Investor Relations and Communications
Murphy Oil Corporation
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Regional Vice President of National Indirect Sales
ENGIE Resources NA
Ronald A. Bradley, Jr.
Vice President of Gas Operations
Former Chief Financial Officer
FirstLight Power, Inc.
Senior Manager and Natural Gas Liquids Marketing Head
Deanna L. Newcomb
Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer and Vice President Internal Audit
Dr. Johanna Haggstrom
VP, Chemicals and Hydrocarbon Fuels Technology
President and Chief Executive Officer
Associate General Counsel, Chief Compliance Manager North America
RWE Renewables Americas
Vice President of Regulatory Relations and Policy
Edward H. Baine
Dominion Energy Virginia
Vice President & Chief Tax Officer
Vice President - Drilling Services
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Marathon Oil Corporation
EVP, COO & President
National Grid USA
President and COO
American Electric Power
Chief Information Officer
XPO Logistics, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer & General Manager
Linde Engineering Americas
Vice President - Energy Supply Projects
To learn more about the 2021 Energy Inclusion Conference and all of the presented awards, visit http://energyinclusionconference.com/2021/. For 2022 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dennis Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Energy Diversity & Inclusion Council
A non-profit organization committed to fostering an inclusive culture within the energy industry that leverages and advocates for DEI principles to ensure an equitable workplace. The council provides opportunities for energy organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. More information about the Energy Diversity & Inclusion Council is available at http://energydiversitycouncil.org/.
National Diversity Council
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