People: CenterPoint Energy Inc (CNP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

milton Carroll

64 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board

Scott Prochazka

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Rogers

54 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Sue Ortenstone

57 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Tracy Bridge

56 2014 Executive Vice President and President, Electric Division

Joseph McGoldrick

61 2014 Executive Vice President and President, Gas Division

Dana O'Brien

47 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Kristie Colvin

50 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Michael Johnson

67 2008 Independent Director

Janiece Longoria

62 2005 Independent Director

Scott McLean

58 2013 Independent Director

Susan Rheney

55 2008 Independent Director

Phillip Smith

63 2014 Independent Director

Peter Wareing

63 2005 Independent Director

Carla Kneipp

2014 Vice President and Treasurer

Biographies

Name Description

milton Carroll

Mr. Milton Carroll has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Centerpoint Energy, Inc., effective as of June 1, 2013. has been a director since 1992. He has served as Executive Chairman since June 2013 and as Chairman from September 2002 until May 2013. Mr. Carroll has served as a director of Halliburton Company since 2006, Western Gas Holdings, LLC, the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP, since 2008, and LyondellBasell Industries N.V. since July 2010. He has served as a director of Healthcare Service Corporation since 1998 and as its chairman since 2002. He previously served as a director of LRE GP, LLC, general partner of LRR Energy, L.P., from November 2011 to January 2014.

Scott Prochazka

Mr. Scott M. Prochazka has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CenterPoint Energy, Inc, effective January 1, 2014. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from August 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Division President, Electric Operations of the Company from May 2011 through July 2012; as Division Senior Vice President, Electric Operations of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC, from February 2009 to May 2011; as Division Senior Vice President Regional Operations of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., from February 2008 to February 2009; and as Division Vice President, Customer Service Operations, from October 2006 to February 2008.

William Rogers

Mr. William D. Rogers has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company effective March 3, 2015. He has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Finance and Accounting of the Company effective February 9, 2015 until March 3, 2015. With more than 20 years of financial experience, Rogers was most recently vice president and treasurer at American Water Works Company, Inc., the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility. American Water Works provides drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 16 million people in 35 states and Ontario and Manitoba, Canada . Previously, he served as chief financial officer for NV Energy, Inc., an investor-owned utility headquartered in Las Vegas . The utility serves approximately 1.5 million electric and gas customers in Nevada and has annual revenues of approximately $3 billion . He had previously served as vice president of finance, risk and tax, as well as corporate treasurer. Before joining NV Energy in June 2005 , Rogers was a managing director in capital markets for Merrill Lynch and prior served in a similar role at JPMorgan Chase in New York . Rogers holds an MBA in accounting and finance from Duke University . He is also a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Military Academy with a bachelor's degree in engineering and economics. Before beginning his finance career, Rogers served as a captain in the Army Corps of Engineers for five years.

Sue Ortenstone

Ms. Sue B. Ortenstone has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of CenterPoint Energy since February 2014. Prior to joining CenterPoint Energy, Ms. Ortenstone was Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Copano Energy from July 2012 to May 2013. Before joining Copano, she spent more than 30 years at El Paso Corporation and served most recently as Senior Vice President and then Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer from November 2003 to May 2012. Ms. Ortenstone serves on the Advisory Board for Civil and Environmental Engineering, as well as the Industrial Advisory Board in the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for Northwest Assistance Ministries of Houston.

Tracy Bridge

Mr. Tracy B. Bridge is Executive Vice President and President, Electric Division of Centerpoint Energy, Inc. He has served as Executive Vice President and President, Electric Division since February 2014. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Division President, Electric Operations from September 2012 to February 2014; as Senior Vice President and Division President, Gas Distribution Operations from May 2011 to September 2012; as Division Senior Vice President - Support Operations from February 2008 to May 2011; and as Division Vice President Regional Operations of CERC from January 2007 to February 2008. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Joseph McGoldrick

Mr. Joseph B. McGoldrick is Executive Vice President and President, Gas Division of Centerpoint Energy, Inc. He has served as Executive Vice President and President, Gas Division since February 2014. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Division President, Gas Operations from September 2012 to February 2014; as Senior Vice President and Division President, Energy Services from May 2011 to September 2012, and as Division President, Gas Operations from February 2007 to May 2011.

Dana O'Brien

Ms. Dana C. O'Brien has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of CenterPoint Energy since May 2014. Before joining CenterPoint Energy, Ms. O'Brien was Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the executive board at CEVA Logistics, a Dutch-based logistics company, from August 2007 to April 2014. She previously served as the general counsel at EGL, Inc. from October 2005 to July 2007 and Quanta Services, Inc. from January 2001 to October 2005. Ms. O'Brien serves as a director for the Association of Women Attorneys Foundation.

Kristie Colvin

Ms. Kristie Colvin is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company., effective September 4, 2014.Since July 2010, Mrs. Colvin has served as Division Vice President Finance, Regulated Operations for CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC, CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp. and CenterPoint Energy Service Company, LLC, each an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Prior to that time, she served as Senior Director, Financial Planning and Performance Measurement of the Company from August 2007 through June 2010.

Michael Johnson

Mr. Michael P. Johnson, Sr., is an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy, Inc. Mr. Johnson has been a director since July 2008. Mr. Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of J&A Group, LLC, a management and business consulting company. He served from 2002 until his retirement in March 2008 as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of The Williams Companies, Inc., a publicly held natural gas producer, processor and transporter. Prior to joining the Williams Companies, he served in various executive capacities with Amoco Corporation, including vice president of human resources. He has served as a director of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. since 2006, and QuikTrip Corporation, a private company, since 2001. He also serves on the Oklahoma Advisory Board of Health Care Service Corporation and on the boards of several charitable organizations and foundations. He previously served as a director of Patriot Coal Corporation from 2008 to December 2013.

Janiece Longoria

Ms. Janiece M. Longoria is an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy, Inc. Ms. Longoria has been a director since 2005. Ms. Longoria is a partner in the law firm of Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall, L.L.P. in Houston, Texas and has a concentration of experience in commercial and securities-related litigation and regulatory matters. She has served as commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority since 2002 and as its chairman since January 2013 and as a director of the Texas Medical Center from 2011 to present. She previously served as a director of Patriot Coal Corporation from January 2011 to December 2013 and as member of The University of Texas System Board of Regents and the University of Texas Investment Management Company from February 2008 to February 2011.

Scott McLean

Mr. Scott J. McLean is an Independent Director of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. He has been a director since December 2013. Mr. McLean is Chairman of Amegy Bank of Texas and President of Zions Bancorporation. Prior to joining Amegy in 2002, he was with Texas Commerce Bank/JPMorgan Chase for 23 years where he served in a number of roles, including president in Dallas, chairman in El Paso and president in Houston. He currently serves on the Southern Methodist University Board of Trustees and the boards of the United Way of Greater Houston and the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.

Susan Rheney

Ms. Susan O. Rheney is an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy, Inc. Ms. Rheney is a private investor. She has served as a director of QEP Midstream Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of QEP Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly traded limited partnership, since June 2013. From 2002 until March 2010, she served as a director of Genesis Energy, Inc., the general partner of Genesis Energy, LP, a publicly traded limited partnership.

Phillip Smith

Mr. Phillip R. Smith is an Independent Director of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Mr. Smith is President and Chief Executive Officer of Torch Energy Advisors, Inc. Mr. Smith joined Torch as interim President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2012 and was named President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 2013. Prior to joining Torch, Mr. Smith was a partner with KPMG LLP from 2002 to September 2012.

Peter Wareing

Mr. Peter S. Wareing is an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy, Inc. Mr. Wareing is a co-founder and partner of the private equity firm Wareing, Athon & Company and is involved in a variety of businesses. He is the Chairman of the Board of Gulf Coast Pre-Stress, Ltd. in Pass Christian, Mississippi. He also currently serves as a trustee of Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

Carla Kneipp

Ms. Carla Kneipp is Vice President and Treasurer of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Before joining CenterPoint Energy in 2007 as vice president of Internal Audit, Kneipp was vice president of Internal Audit and Control for BMC Software, Inc. where she managed the global internal audit functions and Sarbanes Oxley compliance program. She was also a tax and audit consultant for Coopers & Lybrand, LLP and Price Waterhouse LLP. Kneipp earned a bachelor’s degree in Managerial Studies from Rice University as well as a master’s degree in Accounting from Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. She is also a graduate of the University of Idaho’s Utility Executive Course and is a member of their advisory council. Kneipp serves on a number of boards including the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Houston, United Way Women’s Initiative Steering Committee and Dress for Success Houston Corporate Guild. She also volunteers with RAVA (Rice Alumni Volunteers for Admission).

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