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- Puget Energy

Mary E. Kipp

Puget Energy

With deep industry knowledge of electric and natural gas service and an understanding of both customer needs and the world’s need for cleaner energy, Mary E. Kipp is Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) CEO. Mary looks to position PSE to transition to clean energy and ensure PSE is everyone’s choice for energy in Washington state. Mary was CEO and president at El Paso Electric where she helped EPE serve a wide range of customers with a focus on being budget friendly, safe, and trustworthy. Mary aided EPE in becoming 100% coal free by growing renewable resources as well. Before EPE, she was a lawyer working at El Paso Natural Gas Company and Greenberg Traurig, LLP and became a prosecuting attorney for FERC who focused on prosecuting violations of federal energy laws. Mary received a BA from Williams College, a JD from The University of Texas School of Law, and is an alumnus of Exeter College, Oxford University.

Year appointed: 2020