WOMEN CEO REPORT

- ALLETE

Bethany M. Owen

ALLETE

Bethany Owen serves as the Board Chair, President, and CEO of ALLETE, having held a variety of leadership positions since joining the company in 2002. Her previous roles include senior vice president, chief legal and administrative officer and secretary: president of Superior Water, Light and Power Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE, vice president of Minnesota Power, an operating division of ALLETE, and vice president–ALLETE Information Technology Solutions. She joined ALLETE as senior attorney after having practiced law in both the public and private sectors. Bethany sits on the boards of the University of Minnesota Foundation, Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation and Challenge Center, Inc. She holds a BA in International Studies from Vanderbilt University and a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Year appointed: 2020