Leadership

Puget Sound Energy's management team works closely with our Board of Directors to deliver your energy future.

Kimberly J. Harris. President and CEO

Kimberly Harris

CEO of Puget Sound Energy

Kimberly J. Harris is CEO of Puget Sound Energy, Washington state’s largest utility serving more than 1.5 million customers across 10 counties.

Harris has served as CEO since 2011 and was president and CEO from 2010 to August 31, 2019. Under her leadership, Harris is changing the way that PSE serves its customers. This transformation touches every aspect of the organization, from greater reliability to more choices for customers. Under her leadership, PSE is looking toward the future in energy supply and delivery with a focus on renewables and low carbon resources that meet customer expectations for affordability and dependability while lessening our impact on the environment.

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Mary E. Kipp

President of Puget Sound Energy

Mary E. Kipp has been president of PSE since August of 2019. Kipp has responsibility for energy supply, regulatory and government affairs, operations, IT, and customer care.

Kipp joined PSE from El Paso Electric (EPE), where she served as chief executive officer since 2015 and president since 2014. Under her leadership, EPE—also a 100-year-plus company with a deeply-rooted community history—evolved to serve a diverse customer base spread across a mountain west region and growing border communities. With EPE since 2007, Kipp held a variety of leadership roles throughout the company, including regulatory and rates, risk management, human resources, external affairs, customer care, environmental and safety.

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Daniel A. Doyle, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Daniel Doyle

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Daniel A. Doyle is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Puget Sound Energy and Puget Energy.

He joined the company in November 2011. Doyle is responsible for leading the company's financial planning and analysis activities. In his role, he oversees finance, treasury, process improvement, financial investment and accounting.

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Booga K. Gilbertson, Senior Vice President, Operations

Booga K. Gilbertson

Senior Vice President, Operations

As the senior vice president of Operations for Puget Sound Energy, Booga Gilbertson is responsible for electric and gas operations, including emergency response, maintenance and construction, electric and gas system operations and dispatch, and system planning. She also leads project management and engineering across operations.


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Margaret F. Hopkins, Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Margaret Hopkins

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Margaret F. Hopkins is vice president and chief information officer for Puget Sound Energy.

As vice president and CIO, Margaret spearheads PSE’s information technology efforts and identifies and enables business process improvements. Prior to leading the company’s large-scale delivery programs, Margaret held the title of director of IT infrastructure at PSE where she was responsible for the design, delivery, support of enterprise-wide infrastructure, and technology solutions.

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Ken Johnson, Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs

Ken Johnson

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs

Ken leads an organization that includes government relations, regulatory compliance and public policy. He will focus on federal, regional, state and local policies that enable us to meet our customers’ needs and grow our business in a time of rapid technological change and increasing climate concerns.


For more than 30 years, Ken has worked in senior leadership roles in regulatory, legislative and public affairs. He joined PSE in 2006 and today serves as the company’s liaison with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC).


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Marla D. Mellies, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Marla Mellies

Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Marla D. Mellies is senior vice president and chief administrative officer for Puget Sound Energy.


Mellies leads a corporate shared services organization that includes human resources, facilities, safety, security, business continuity, and fleet services. Her area of responsibility also delivers all components of supply chain management at PSE, including purchasing, materials and contractor management.


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David E. Mills, Senior Vice President, Policy and Energy Supply

David Mills

Senior Vice President, Policy and Energy Supply

David Mills is senior vice president of Policy and Energy Supply for Puget Sound Energy.


Mills leads a team that is responsible for managing PSE's generation and natural gas resources, energy trading and transmission services, product development and growth, regulatory and government affairs, and strategic initiatives.


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Steve R. Secrist, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Ethics &  Compliance Officer

Steve Secrist, Senior Vice President

General Counsel, and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

Steve R. Secrist is senior vice president, general counsel, and chief ethics & compliance officer for Puget Sound Energy and its Washington based parent company, Puget Energy. With more than two decades of utility experience, Secrist is responsible for the corporate legal, enterprise risk & compliance, claims, rates & regulatory, and environmental services departments. He is an advisor to the board of directors and senior management on areas including corporate and securities law, business transactions, litigation, environmental compliance, labor and employment, real estate, and general commercial law.

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Andy Wappler, Vice President, Customer Operations & Communications

Andy Wappler

Vice President, Customer Operations & Communications

Andy Wappler is vice president, Customer Operations & Communications.


Wappler leads the company's customer service, customer engagement, communications, community engagement, and strategic business intelligence teams. His groups are charged with coordinating customer/community outreach, enhancing our data capability, developing our customer service platform, and generating internal customer communications.


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