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South Jersey Industries Inc (SJI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Walter Higgins

73 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Renna

50 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kenneth Lynch

52 2018 Principal Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Risk Officer

Stephen Clark

59 2018 Executive Vice President

Kathleen McEndy

64 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Melissa Orsen

2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Steven Cocchi

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Development Officer

David Robbins

55 2017 Senior Vice President, President of South Jersey Gas Company

Sarah Barpoulis

53 2012 Independent Director

Thomas Bracken

70 2004 Independent Director

Keith Campbell

63 2000 Independent Director

Victor Fortkiewicz

66 2010 Independent Director

Sheila Hartnett-Devlin

59 1999 Independent Director

Sunita Holzer

56 2011 Independent Director

Joseph Rigby

61 2016 Independent Director

Frank Sims

67 2012 Independent Director

Dan Fidell

2018 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Walter Higgins

Mr. Walter M. Higgins III, is a Independent Chairman of the Board of South Jersey Industries Inc. Mr. Higgins has served as chairman of the board since April 2015. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) since March, 2018. Mr. Higgins served as Director, President and CEO of Ascendant Group Ltd. from May 2012 to October 2016 as well as President and CEO of Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited from September 2012 until October 2016. He is the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Sierra Pacific Resources (now called NVEnergy). Mr. Higgins serves as a member of the board of AEGIS.

Michael Renna

Mr. Michael J. Renna is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of South Jersey Industries Inc., Mr. Renna has been President and Chief Executive Officer of South Jersey Industries, Inc. since May 1, 2015. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of South Jersey Industries, Inc. from January 2014 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Energy Solutions, LLC from April 2011 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Energy Company from 2004 to April 30, 2015; as President of Marina Energy LLC from April 2011 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Energy Service Plus, LLC from April 2007 to April 30, 2015; as President of SJESP Plumbing Services, LLC from 2011 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Resources Group, LLC from 2012 to April 30, 2015; and as member of Executive Committee of Energenic-US, LLC since 2008. Mr. Renna previously served as Senior Vice President of South Jersey Industries, Inc. from January 2013 to January 2014; as Vice President of South Jersey Industries, Inc. from 2004 to 2013; as Chief Operating Officer of South Jersey Energy Solutions, LLC from 2005 to 2011; as Vice President of SJESP Plumbing Services, LLC from 2007 to 2011; as Vice President of South Jersey Resources Group, LLC from 2008 to 2010.

Kenneth Lynch

Mr. Kenneth A. Lynch is Principal Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Mr. Kenneth As senior vice president and chief accounting and risk officer for SJI, Kenneth A. Lynch is charged with identifying and managing risks to our business. In this role, Mr. Lynch is also responsible for SJI’s insurance function. He also serves as treasurer and secretary of the company’s non-regulated subsidiary, South Jersey Energy Solutions. Mr. Lynch joined SJI in 2003 as Director, Internal Audit, before advancing to assistant vice president of financial reporting and risk management in 2006, and then to Chief Accounting Officer in 2012. He was elected to his current role in 2016. Mr. Lynch is active in many professional and civic organizations, serving on the board of directors and as chairman of the Finance and Audit committee of the Treatment Research Institute, based in Philadelphia. He also serves on the Virtua Foundation’s board of trustees. Mr. Lynch holds professional affiliations with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives International, Risk Management Society, National Association of Credit Management, SEC Compliance Council and the New Jersey Utilities Association. An alumnus of Drexel University, where he received his undergraduate degree in accounting and finance, Mr. Lynch also holds a Master in Taxation degree from Villanova University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Stephen Clark

Mr. Stephen H. Clark is Executive Vice President of the company. He will oversee all company accounting practices, direct financial strategy and provide guidance on opportunities for future company growth. In addition, he will ensure the integrity of the company's financials and will continue to be responsible for the company's investor relations function, all financial activities including banking relationships, cash management, and long- and short-term borrowings, and the regulatory function within SJI's subsidiary, South Jersey Gas. Clark joined SJI in 1997. He holds a master's in business administration from the College of William and Mary.

Kathleen McEndy

Ms. Kathleen A. McEndy is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. she is Joining SJI in 2013, Kathy is an accomplished senior executive with a successful track record leading organizations to improved performance and profitability. Prior corporate experience includes leadership roles with a successful track record leading operations and staff organizations for global, national and regional employers such as GE, CIGNA and Independence Blue Cross. Most recently, Kathy was the principal of The McEndy Group, LLC, a management consulting firm with a focus on converting strategy into results. She specialized in organization design, talent assessment and change management initiatives, which enabled clients to grow their businesses. Prior to owning her own firm, Kathy served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Administration for Independence Blue Cross of Philadelphia, PA where she led human resources, strategic and operational planning, procurement and facilities. Kathy holds an MBA from St. Joseph’s University. She is a member of the board of trustees for Waverly Heights Ltd. And is a member of the Forum of Executive Women.

Melissa Orsen

Ms. Melissa Orsen is Senior Vice President, Corporate Counsel of the Company. She is senior vice president, general counsel, of SJI. Ms. Orsen is the principal legal officer serving as a key advisor to the CEO, senior management and Board of Directors. Additionally, she oversees the corporate legal and government affairs teams, as well as outside counsel relationships. Ms. Orsen joined SJI in 2017. Previously, she served as the CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, where she directed more than $1 billion in economic development activities across the state. Earlier in her career, she served as chief of staff to the former lieutenant governor, secretary of state and to the Department of Community Affairs. Ms. Orsen was also a deputy attorney general, with a focus on federal and appellate litigation. An alumna of University of Delaware, Ms. Orsen earned her undergraduate degree in criminal justice and holds a Juris Doctor from Widener University Delaware Law School.

Steven Cocchi

Mr. Steven R. Cocchi is Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Development Officer of the Company. As chief strategy and development officer, Steven R. Cocchi is charged with driving growth opportunities in support of SJI’s strategic business objectives. He is responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of the company’s regulatory initiatives and activities, including South Jersey Gas’ rate filings with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. Mr. Cocchi joined the company in 2009 as director of legal affairs, where he was responsible for a variety of corporate legal matters. In 2011, he was appointed director of rates and revenue requirements and was later named vice president of rates and regulatory affairs. Mr. Cocchi assumed his current role in 2017. An alumnus of Rutgers University, Mr. Cocchi earned his undergraduate degree in political science and history and also holds a Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law. He is a member of the Public Utility Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the State Affairs Committee of the American Gas Association, and a former member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law

David Robbins

Mr. David Robbins, Jr. is Senior Vice President, President of South Jersey Gas Company of the Company . He senior vice president of South Jersey Industries and president of South Jersey Gas. In this capacity, he oversees the utility’s strategic plans to advance the company’s mission to safely and reliably serve customers while continuing to contribute to growth. Mr. Robbins joined SJI in 1997 as a staff accountant. After serving in several financial reporting positions and due to his valuable contributions and commitment to success, his career progressed across SJI’s non-utility businesses through a number of treasurer roles. In 2011, Mr. Robbins became vice president and treasurer, South Jersey Energy Solutions, before assuming responsibility as senior vice president and chief operating officer, SJE, SJE Solutions, and SJESP. In 2014 he was appointed vice president, SJI and became president, SJESP and Marina, senior vice president, SJE Solutions and SJE. Most recently, Mr. Robbins was instrumental in designing and implementing SJI’s five-year plan as senior vice president, Strategy and Corporate Development, SJI, beginning in 2016. In January 2017, Mr. Robbins was selected to become president, SJG. Before joining SJI, Mr. Robbins was a Certified Public Accountant and held various progressive positions both in public and private accounting. He serves as a board member of the American Gas Association, Northeast Gas Association, New Jersey Utilities Association, Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, Southern New Jersey Development Council, Atlantic County Economic Alliance, Inspira Health Network, and Millville Savings and Loan. Additionally, Mr. Robbins is a member of the Executive Leadership Cabinet of the American Heart Association’s Southern New Jersey Heart Walk.

Sarah Barpoulis

Ms. Sarah M. Barpoulis is Independent Director of the Company. She served as director Since 2012, Ms. Barpoulis has provided asset management and advisory services to the merchant energy sector through Interim Energy Solutions, LLC, a company she founded. Ms. Barpoulis serves on the following boards: Director, SemGroup Corporation; Director, Educare DC; and was previously a director of Reliant Energy, Inc.

Thomas Bracken

Mr. Thomas A. Bracken is a Independent Director of the Company. He served as director since 2004. Mr. Bracken has served as president of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce since February 2011; and as president of TriState Capital Bank-New Jersey from January 2008 to February 2011. Currently, Mr. Bracken serves on the following boards: director and chairman, N.J. Alliance for Action Foundation; director, NJ Alliance for Action; director, Public Media NJ; director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of N.J. Foundation; director, Solix, Inc.; member, advisory board, Investors Bancorp; director, NJ Hall of Fame; director, Junior Achievement of NJ.

Keith Campbell

Mr. Keith S. Campbell is Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Mr. Campbell has served as chairman of the board for Mannington Mills, Inc. since 1995, as director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 2008 to 2013 and as a director of Skytop Lodge, Inc. from 2000 to 2015. Mr. Campbell is a member of the board of Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

Victor Fortkiewicz

Mr. Victor A. Fortkiewicz is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fortkiewicz has been Of Counsel, Cullen and Dykman, LLP since October 2011. He served as executive director, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities from 2005 to 2010.

Sheila Hartnett-Devlin

Ms. Sheila Hartnett-Devlin is a Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Ms. Hartnett-Devlin served as vice president, American Century Investments from 2008 to 2011 and senior vice president from 2011 to 2017. She is a member of the NY Society of Security Analysts. Ms. Hartnett-Devlin is a member of the board of Mannington Mills, Inc.

Sunita Holzer

Ms. Sunita Holzer is a Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Ms. Holzer has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer, Realogy Holdings Corp. since March 2015; served as president, Human Capital insight, LLC from June 2014 to February 2015; served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer, CSC, from June 2012 to May 2014; and served as executive vice president, chief human resources officer, Chubb Insurance Company from 2003 to June 2012. Ms. Holzer is an advisory board member of Re: Gender.

Joseph Rigby

Mr. Joseph M. Rigby is a Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rigby served as the Chairman, President and CEO of Pepco Holdings, Inc. from March 2009 through March 2016. He also served as a Director of Dominion Midstream Partners. Mr. Rigby currently serves as a Director, Dominion Energy, Inc.; Director, Energy Insurance Mutual; and Director, Rutgers Board of Governors.

Frank Sims

Mr. Frank L. Sims is a Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Mr. Sims served as the Corporate Vice President and Platform Leader at Cargill, Inc. from 2002 to 2007. He also served as Interim President for Fisk University from 2015 to 2017. Mr. Sims served as a board member for PolyMet Mining Co. from 2008 through July 2014 and for Piper Jaffray Co. from 2004 to June 2013.

Dan Fidell

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