People: Cleco Corp (CNL.N)

CNL.N on New York Stock Exchange

56.42USD
29 Aug 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.30 (+0.53%)
Prev Close
$56.12
Open
$56.12
Day's High
$56.55
Day's Low
$55.78
Volume
100,430
Avg. Vol
143,488
52-wk High
$59.20
52-wk Low
$43.78

Search Stocks

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Williamson

54 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Miller

53 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Darren Olagues

43 2013 President of Cleco Power LLC

Wade Hoefling

58 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Director – Regulatory Compliance

Judy Miller

56 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate Services & Information Technology

Terry Taylor

59 2011 Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Charles Mannix

55 2013 Vice President - Tax, Treasurer

Anthony Bunting

54 2012 Vice President - Transmission & Distribution Operations of Cleco Power

Keith Crump

52 2012 Senior Vice President - Commercial Operations of Cleco Power

William Fontenot

51 2012 Senior Vice President - Utility Operations of Cleco Power LLC

Robert LaBorde

46 2012 Vice President - Generation Operations of Cleco Power

Julia Callis

45 2011 Corporate Secretary, Associate General Counsel

William Marks

70 2001 Lead Independent Director

Vicky Bailey

61 2013 Independent Director

Elton King

67 1999 Independent Director

Logan Kruger

63 2008 Independent Director

Peter Scott

64 2009 Independent Director

Shelley Stewart

59 2010 Independent Director

William Walker

68 1996 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Williamson

Mr. Bruce A. Williamson is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Cleco Corp. Prior to Cleco, Mr. Williamson served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dynegy from 2004 to 2011 and president and chief executive officer from 2002 to 2004. Prior to his time with Dynegy, Mr. Williamson led the negotiations to merge PanEnergy with Duke Power, creating Duke Energy Corporation. Following the Duke-PanEnergy merger, Mr. Williamson became president and chief executive officer of Duke International, Duke Energy Global Markets and other unregulated Duke business units from 1997-2002. Mr. Williamson was responsible for all globally priced commodity businesses, international businesses and engineering and services business of the unregulated businesses of Duke Energy. Prior to Duke, he joined Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Company in 1995, later known as PanEnergy, advancing to senior vice president of finance and corporate development.

Thomas Miller

Mr. Thomas R. Miller is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Cleco Corp. Mr. Miller leads Cleco's corporatewide finance, accounting and tax functions as well as Cleco's investor relations and corporate communication efforts. Prior to Mr. Miller's current appointment, he served as vice president and treasurer of Cleco Corporation. Prior to joining Cleco, Mr. Miller served as senior vice president and treasurer of Solar Trust of America LLC from November 2010 until July 2012. He served as vice president, treasury of Exelon Corporation from June 2002 until August 2010. Mr. Miller fulfilled numerous key financial positions for Conoco Corporation from 1987 to 1999 including eight years as an expatriate in Norway and Indonesia. Mr. Miller assumed the responsibilities of rate analyst for Florida Power & Light Company from 1982-1985. Mr. Miller serves as a member of the board of directors for the Christus Cabrini Foundation. He is a former member of the board of directors for the YMCA of Central Louisiana. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Mr. Miller has 30 years of experience in the energy industry.

Darren Olagues

Mr. Darren J. Olagues is President of Cleco Power LLC, subsidiary of Cleco Corp. Prior to his current position, Mr. Olagues served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer from November 2011 until August 2013; senior vice president and chief financial officer from May 2009 to November 2011. He served as senior vice president of Cleco Midstream Resources from July 2007 to May 2009. Prior to his career with Cleco, Mr. Olagues fulfilled key leadership positions with Exelon Corporation from March 2005 to July 2007. Mr. Olagues has over 20 years of broad experience in the energy industry. Mr. Olagues is a member of the board of directors for Energy Insurance Mutual, LTD; Louisiana Association of Business and Industry; Alexandria Museum of Arts and Louisiana State University at Alexandria Foundation. He is a Trustee at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church. Mr. Olagues is a former member of the board of directors for Tree House Children's Museum and United Way of Central Louisiana. Mr. Olagues earned his Bachelor of Science in business management with a concentration in accounting from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Louisiana.

Wade Hoefling

Mr. Wade A. Hoefling is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Director – Regulatory Compliance of Cleco Corp. Mr. Hoefling is responsible for ensuring Cleco is in compliance with all Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and North American Electric Reliability Corporation mandates, for overseeing Cleco's internal audit policy and supply chain and provides general counsel to Cleco's chief executive officer, senior management team and board of directors. Prior to his current role, he served as senior vice president, general counsel, director of regulatory compliance and assistant corporate secretary from January 2007 to April 2008 for Cleco. Mr. Hoefling is a member of the board of directors for United Way of Central Louisiana. He is a member of the American, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas Bar Association. He earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mr. Hoefling has over 31 years of experience in the energy industry and in providing legal services and counsel.

Judy Miller

Ms. Judy P. Miller is Senior Vice President - Corporate Services & Information Technology of Cleco Corp. Ms. Miller is responsible for leading and developing the company's human resources functions, including compensation and benefits, employee performance, and diversity in the workplace. She manages the facilities services team and is responsible for coordinating and implementing information technology strategy for the company. Ms. Miller also oversees Cleco's health, safety and environmental services group. She served as Cleco's senior vice president for corporate services and internal audit from November 2011 to July 2013. Prior to these roles, Ms. Miller served as the corporate secretary from January 2004 to November 2011. Ms. Miller also has held other key positions with Cleco that have contributed to her comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the company and strong corporate leadership attributes. Ms. Miller is a member of the board of directors for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana. She is a former board member of the United Way of Central Louisiana where she served as chairman of the board and treasurer. Ms. Miller also served as a member of the United Way's Community Investment Cabinet and its Operational Excellence Committee. She is a former board member and treasurer for the Rapides Children's Advocacy Center. Ms. Miller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, and graduated with the honor of summa cum laude. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Louisiana.

Terry Taylor

Ms. Terry L. Taylor is Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Cleco Corporation. Ms. Taylor has served as Assistant Controller from August 2006 to November 2011; Director of Accounting Services and Affiliate Compliance from January 2004 to August 2006.

Charles Mannix

Mr. Charles A. Mannix is Vice President - Tax, Treasurer of Cleco Corp. He also served as Vice President - Tax, Treasurer of Cleco Power since March 2008; Manager of Income Taxes, Treasurer of Energy Risk Assurance Co., Ameren Corporation from October 2004 to March 2008.

Anthony Bunting

Mr. Anthony L. Bunting is Vice President - Transmission & Distribution Operations of Cleco Power, subsidiary of Cleco Corporation since October 2012. He served as Vice President - Customer Services and Energy Delivery from October 2004 to October 2012.

Keith Crump

Mr. Keith D. Crump is Senior Vice President - Commercial Operations of Cleco Power, subsidiary of Cleco Corp. Mr. Crump is responsible for fuel management, regulatory mandates, successful transmission and customer experience and is committed to executing successful commercial marketing and operation strategies. Prior to his current position, he served as group vice president for Cleco Power LLC from February 2010 to March 2012. Prior to that position, he served as vice president of regulatory, retail operations and resource planning for Cleco Power LLC from March 2007 until March 2010. He served as treasurer for Cleco Corporation and Cleco Power LLC from May 2005 until March 2007. Mr. Crump began his career with Cleco in 1989 and has served in various key positions to support the mission of the company. Mr. Crump earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, and is a member of Chi Epsilon the Civil Engineering Honor Society. Mr. Crump has over 24 years of experience in support of Cleco and Cleco Power LLC.

William Fontenot

Mr. William G. Fontenot is Senior Vice President - Utility Operations of Cleco Power LLC, subsidiary of Cleco Corp. Mr. Fontenot implements a strategic development plan to competitively align Cleco's utility business for successful operation, production and growth. He is responsible for assets including safe and reliable generation, transmission and distribution. Prior to his current position, he served as group vice president for generation and transmission services beginning in March 2010 and served as vice president for regulated generation development for Cleco Power LLC from July 2005 to March 2010. In that role, he was responsible for marketing and development of merchant power businesses. Mr. Fontenot earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Fontenot has over 28 years in the utility industry, primarily with Cleco Power LLC.

Robert LaBorde

Mr. Robert R. LaBorde Jr., is Vice President - Generation Operations of Cleco Power, subsidiary of Cleco Corp. He served as Vice President - Strategic Planning, Development and Environmental Policy of Cleco Corporation from November 2011 to November 2012; General Manager - Environmental Services from August 2006 to November 2011.

Julia Callis

Ms. Julia E. Callis is Corporate Secretary, Associate General Counsel of Cleco Corp. She was Senior Attorney from August 2007 to November 2011; Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP from 2004 to 2007.

William Marks

Mr. William L. Marks is Lead Independent Director of Cleco Corp. He is retired, was CEO and chairman of the board of directors of Whitney Holding Corporation (“Whitney”), a bank holding company engaged in commercial, retail and international banking services, as well as brokerage, investment, trust and mortgage services, and Whitney National Bank for five years before retiring in March 2008. Mr. Marks is a director of Cleco in 2001. He is chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. He has served as a director of Adtran, Inc. (“Adtran”), a global provider of networking and communications equipment, since 1993. Mr. Marks is a member of Adtran’s audit committee. He serves as a Life Trustee of Wake Forest University in North Carolina. Mr. Marks spent 40 years in the banking business where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including his position as CEO and chairman of the board of directors of Whitney. Mr. Marks oversaw the implementation of Whitney’s compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

Vicky Bailey

Ms. Vicky A. Bailey is Independent Director of Cleco Corp. Ms. Bailey is the president of Anderson Stratton International, LLC, a strategic consulting and government relations company in Washington, D.C., where she has served as President since November 2005. She was a partner with Johnston & Associates, LLC, a public relations firm in Washington, D.C., from March 2004 through October 2005. Prior to joining Johnston & Associates, LLC, Ms. Bailey served as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy and International Affairs from 2001 through February 2004. From 2000 until May 2001, she was President and a director of PSI Energy, Inc., an Indiana electric utility subsidiary of Cinergy Corp. Ms. Bailey served on the Board of Trustees of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation from 2010 until February 2013 and was a Commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from 1993 to 2000. Ms. Bailey is currently serving as a director of EQT Corporation, an integrated energy company and Cheniere Energy, Inc., a company primarily engaged in the liquefied natural gas-related businesses. She also serves as a director of Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit research and development organization that serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries. She received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Purdue University.

Elton King

Mr. Elton R. King is Independent Director of Cleco Corp. Elton R. King, who is retired, was employed as president and CEO of Visual Networks, Inc., a company engaged in providing application performance and network management solutions, from June 2001 until August 2002 and also served as a member of its board of directors during that time. Mr. King retired from BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. ("BellSouth") in 1999, serving most recently as the president of its network and carrier services group. He also served as a director of Hibernia Corporation and Hibernia National Bank until November 2005. Mr. King became a director of Cleco in 1999. Mr. King joined BellSouth in 1968 after graduating from Mississippi State University with a degree in electrical engineering. He worked his way up through the organization to the leadership of the 35,000-employee network and carrier services group. During his 31-year career with BellSouth, Mr. King served in various leadership positions in company operations in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. While serving as BellSouth's Louisiana state president, Mr. King played a major role in the economic development of the New Orleans area. He led the effort to create the MetroVision Economic Development Partnership, which promotes economic growth in nine southeastern Louisiana parishes.

Logan Kruger

Mr. Logan W. Kruger is an Independent Director of Cleco Corp. Logan W. Kruger has served as the president and chief executive officer ("CEO") of SUN Gold Limited, a privately-held company based in the Channel Islands, since March 2012. SUN Gold Limited is engaged as an entity for discovery, development and conversion of natural resources outside the United States. Mr. Kruger served as the president, CEO and a director of Century Aluminum Company ("Century"), a publicly held company owning primary aluminum capacity in the United States and Iceland, from December 2005 until November 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Kruger was employed by Inco Limited, a publicly held company engaged in the mining, processing and marketing of nickel and nickel-related products, where he served as executive vice president of technical services from September 2003 until September 2005 and as president, Inco Asia Pacific from September 2005 until November 2005. Mr. Kruger became a director of Cleco in 2008.

Peter Scott

Mr. Peter M. Scott III, is an Independent Director of Cleco Corp. Mr. Scott is retired, was employed by Progress Energy, Inc., a publicly held utility company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer (“CFO”) from 2000 to 2008. He also served as president and chief executive officer of Progress Energy Service Company, LLC from 2004 until September 1, 2008. Mr. Scott became a director of Cleco in 2009. He is a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Scott received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1977. During his career with Progress Energy, Mr. Scott’s focus was on finance, accounting, risk management, human resources and corporate governance. He has served on the audit and finance committees of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited, and he currently serves as both chairman of the audit committee and vice chairman of the Board of Governors at Research Triangle Institute International. He is also a member of the board of directors of Duke Realty Corporation, where he serves on the audit and finance committees.

Shelley Stewart

Mr. Shelley Stewart Jr., is Independent Director of Cleco Corp. He has served as vice president – sourcing & logistics and chief procurement officer for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company since June 2012. From 2003 to 2012, he was senior vice president, operational excellence & chief procurement officer of Tyco International Limited (“Tyco”), a publicly held company headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. Mr. Stewart served as vice president of Tyco’s supply chain management from 2003 until 2006. Prior to joining Tyco, he was senior vice president of supply chain for Invensys PLC, a global technology group, from 2001 until 2003. Mr. Stewart is director of Cleco in April 2010. He is a member of the Audit and Nominating/Governance Committees. Mr. Stewart received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of New Haven in 1990. Throughout his career, Mr. Stewart has held positions of increasing responsibility, including senior-level supply chain and operational duties with industrial companies. He formerly served as the chairman of the board of directors of the Institute for Supply Management, the world’s supply management association.

William Walker

Mr. William H. Walker Jr., is Independent Director of Cleco Corp. Mr. Walker is retired, was the president and a director of Howard Weil, Inc. (“Howard Weil”), an investment banking firm, for more than five years before retiring in 2005. Mr. Walker is director of Cleco in 1996. He is chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Finance and Nominating/Governance Committees. Mr. Walker is a 1967 graduate of Mississippi State University. He has a variety of experience, including a background in sales and systems engineering with International Business Machines Corporation, as well as service in the United States Army, where he was an officer in the Adjutant General’s Corps and a teacher at the Army War College. Mr. Walker began his career in the securities business in New York in 1972. He has since been in many aspects of the securities business, including sales, trading, research and investment banking with respect to both debt- and equity-related instruments. Mr. Walker joined Howard Weil in 1976 and was named president in 1990.

Basic Compensation

Search Stocks