Executive Committee

Executive Committee

Leading the Way to a Smarter Energy Future

Meet the executive team ensuring that DTE Energy will be a force for growth and prosperity in the communities where we live and serve.

Jerry Norcia

President & Chief Executive Officer

Jerry Norcia is president and chief executive officer of DTE Energy. Norcia was named DTE Energy president and chief operating officer in 2016, responsible for strategic oversight and operations of the electric and gas utilities, and the two large non-utility businesses. He joined the company in 2002 as president of the Gas Storage and Pipelines business. He has also held the positions of president of DTE Gas and DTE Electric prior to his current role.

Prior to joining DTE, Norcia was vice president of business development for Union Gas. Norcia has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, where he worked in executive leadership roles, business development, engineering and operations.

Norcia earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Windsor.

Norcia serves as the chair of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and on The Skillman Foundation board of trustees, which is dedicated to the well-being and prosperity of children in Detroit. He is also on the board of directors of the American Gas Association, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Invest Detroit – a catalyst for economic growth in Detroit and Southeast Michigan.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Gerard M. Anderson

Executive Chairman

Gerard M. Anderson is executive chairman of DTE Energy. Anderson joined DTE in 1993 and held various senior executive leadership roles throughout the enterprise until being named president in 2004, CEO in 2010 and chairman in 2011. He was the architect and leader of the company’s strategy to focus on cost and operational excellence in the utility business and develop its nonregulated businesses. As CEO, he focused on building a positive, highly engaged culture – and on deeply connecting DTE Energy to the communities it serves, enabling it to act as a force for good.

In 2019, Anderson was elected executive chairman to serve as an advisor to DTE’s CEO on business issues and focus on DTE’s community, political and broader industry roles.

Prior to joining DTE Energy, Anderson was a senior consultant at McKinsey & Co., an international management consulting firm, from 1988 to 1993, with a focus on the energy sector and financial institutions. In the mid 1980’s, he was employed with an economic forecasting group, The Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics, and the U.S. Congressional Budget Office. Anderson also worked at R.T.K.L Associates, Inc. and The Collaborative, Inc., serving as an engineer and project manager from 1981 to 1985.

Anderson earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He also earned a master of business administration degree and a master of public policy degree from the University of Michigan.

Anderson is a vice chairman of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) board and cochairman of the EEI Committee on Environment. He is the founder and leader of the Detroit Regional CEO Group. He chairs both the recently formed Detroit Regional Partnership and the Detroit Economic Club and serves on the executive committee of the Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM). Anderson is also involved in various local community and civic activities, including: serving on the boards of trustees of The Nature Conservancy (Michigan chapter), the Henry Ford, the McGregor Fund, the Downtown Detroit Partnership, the West Michigan Policy Forum. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Andersons, a publicly traded company.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

David E. Meador

Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer – DTE Energy

David E. Meador is vice chairman and chief administrative officer of DTE Energy. Meador oversees information technology, procurement, fleet, facilities, corporate communications as well as government, corporate & public affairs and the company’s philanthropic giving.

Meador joined DTE Energy in 1997 as vice president and controller. In addition to controller, Meador previously served as senior vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer of DTE Energy. In December 2013, the board of directors elected Meador to his current position. Prior to joining DTE Energy, he served in a variety of financial and accounting positions at Chrysler Corporation for 14 years and was an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand.

Meador earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master of business administration degree from Wayne State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the MACPA, AICPA and FEI.

Meador was appointed to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee by Governor Rick Snyder in 2014 and is an executive committee member of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation. He was named 2008 CFO of the Year for Large Public Companies by Crain’s Detroit Business. He is co-chair of Mayor Duggan’s Detroit Workforce Development Board and is involved in various community and civic activities, chairing the Board of Trustees of the Autism Alliance of Michigan which he co-founded, the Hudson-Webber Foundation, Downtown Detroit Partnership, and Business Leaders for Michigan. Meador serves on the Michigan Humane Society Executive Committee as Vice Chair, the Wayne State University Foundation Board and is an Emeritus Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts. He is also a Director of Amerisure Companies, one of the nation’s leading providers of commercial insurance.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Diane Antishin

Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer – DTE Energy

Diane M. Antishin is vice president of Human Resources Operations and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for DTE Energy. Antishin is responsible for the design, development, and execution of enterprise-wide strategy for workforce planning and development, talent acquisition, talent and succession planning, executive and employee compensation and benefits, health and wellness, and labor and employee relations. In addition, she oversees the company’s diversity and inclusion strategy, cultivating a work and learning environment that encourages, supports, and values the multicultural mosaic of DTE’s workforce, customers, business partners, suppliers, and communities. She also leads the employment and education pillar of the company’s force for growth strategies, driving economic growth and prosperity in the regions it serves.

Antishin is responsible for the design, development, and execution of enterprise-wide strategy for workforce planning and development, talent acquisition, talent and succession planning, executive and employee compensation and benefits, health and wellness, and labor and employee relations. In addition, she oversees the company’s diversity and inclusion strategy, cultivating a work and learning environment that encourages, supports, and values the multicultural mosaic of DTE’s workforce, customers, business partners, suppliers, and communities. She also leads the employment and education pillar of the company’s force for growth strategies, driving economic growth and prosperity in the regions it serves.

Prior to joining DTE Energy, Antishin was the director of labor relations at American Axle & Engineering, Inc., also holding leadership roles in operations and manufacturing. In all, her career as a human resources professional spans over 25 years in the utility and automotive industries.

Antishin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Business degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management from Wayne State University. She has also attended the Ross School of Business Executive Education program at the University of Michigan and is a graduate of Leadership Oakland.

Antishin is a member of the HR Policy Association, serving on the labor relations advisory and employment rights committees, and is a member of the board of governors for the American Health Policy Institute. She also serves on the Conference Board Council of U.S. D&I Executives and the board of directors for the American Society of Employers, the Haven-Oakland Foundation, and the board of visitors for the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business. She draws inspiration from her favorite quote: "We see the world not as it is, but as we are."

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Trevor F. Lauer

President and Chief Operating Officer – DTE Electric

Trevor F. Lauer is president and chief operating officer for DTE Electric, an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a subsidiary of DTE Energy.

Lauer joined DTE Energy in 2005. Prior to his current position, Lauer was senior vice president of distribution operations. Prior to joining DTE Energy, Lauer was executive vice president at Pittsburgh-based Strategic Energy LLC, a nationwide energy supplier. He also worked in a variety of leadership and general management positions at Honeywell, Inc. in the Washington, D.C. area.

Lauer earned a bachelor of science degree in mineral economics from Pennsylvania State University and a master of business administration degree from the University of Maryland. He is a 2006 graduate of Leadership Michigan.

Lauer is active in the community and serves on several boards. He is a member and secretary of the Executive Committee for Ann Arbor SPARK, a trustee for Cranbrook and governor of the Cranbrook Institute of Science. He is a board member of the Detroit Regional Chamber Foundation, The Parade Company and the Associated Food & Petroleum Dealers Foundation. He also serves on the boards of the National Response Executive Committee and the AEIC Power Delivery Committee.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Lisa A. Muschong

Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff – DTE Energy

Lisa A. Muschong is vice president, corporate secretary and chief of staff for DTE Energy. Muschong is responsible for corporate governance issues, corporate policies and practices, shareholder relationships and Board of Directors matters.

Muschong joined DTE Energy in 1991. Prior to her current position, Muschong was director of Investor Relations where she was responsible for communicating DTE Energy’s business, financial and operating strategies to industry analysts and investors. Muschong previously served as manager of the Corporate Budget, Forecast and Reporting group under the Controller Organization. In this capacity, Muschong coordinated the development of the enterprise annual budget data and prepared consolidated financial and operating data for DTE Energy’s senior management. Muschong has held positions of increasing responsibility in various Controller groups. Prior to the Corporate Budget, Forecast and Reporting group, Muschong managed both the Corporate Support and Energy Resources Consolidation groups within the Controller Organization.

Muschong earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from Michigan State University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Walsh College.

Muschong is the executive sponsor of DTE Energy’s Women of DTE, an employee resource group that fosters employee growth and development through networking, community service and informal support groups. In addition, Muschong serves on the board of directors and chairs the Board Development Committee for Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit. In February 2017, she was elected an officer of the Detroit Economic Club. From 1997 to 2006, she served on the board of directors for the Detroit Edison Credit Union.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Peter Oleksiak

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – DTE Energy

Peter B. Oleksiak is senior vice president and chief financial officer for DTE Energy. Oleksiak is responsible for the company’s finances.

Oleksiak joined DTE Energy in 1998. He worked in a number of increasingly responsible financial positions until becoming assistant controller and then controller in 2005. He became vice president of Controller & Investor Relations in 2009. Prior to DTE Energy, Oleksiak held a variety of financial analyst and supervisory positions at Chrysler Corp.

Oleksiak earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Business Economics from Wayne State University, and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Oleksiak serves on the board of directors and is treasurer of Forgotten Harvest, a Michigan-based food recovery non-profit organization. He also serves on the Wayne State University School of Business Administration's Board of Visitors, the board of the Detroit Institute of Arts and chairs their Audit Committee, the board of the National Association of Manufactures, and the board of the Michigan Opera Theatre.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Shawn P. Patterson

Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness and Chief Learning Officer – DTE Energy

Shawn P. Patterson is vice president of Organizational Effectiveness and Chief Learning Officer for DTE Energy. Patterson is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the company’s enterprise-wide strategy for the following: continuous improvement, internal communications, organizational development including leadership and executive development, technical training, and workplace health and safety.

Since joining DTE in 1998, Patterson has held a number of positions in operations and corporate strategy. During his career at DTE, Patterson has served as Chief of Staff to the CEO, led the Corporate Services team which includes Supply Chain Management, and worked in Distribution Operations as a director. Before joining DTE, Patterson worked for General Motors in various operations and CI strategy positions.

Patterson earned an MBA and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

Patterson is currently on the board of directors for the Detroit Zoological Society where he serves on the Executive Committee and chairs the Environmental Sustainability Committee.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Bruce Peterson

Senior Vice President and General Counsel – DTE Energy

Bruce Peterson is senior vice president and general counsel for DTE Energy. Peterson has overall responsibility for the management and direction of the legal affairs of DTE Energy, it’s regulated utilities, and its non-utility businesses, and he advises the board of directors and senior management on legal and related matters.

Prior to joining DTE Energy in 2002, Peterson was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Hunton & Williams, a national law firm specializing in energy industry matters. Previously, he was a Foreign Service Officer of the U.S. Department of State.

Peterson earned a B.A. degree from North Park College in Chicago, Illinois and a J.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He completed the Nuclear Reactor Technology Course for Utility Executives at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Peterson is former Chair of the Edison Electric Institute Legal Committee and former Chair of the EEI Litigation Advisory Committee. He is chair of the Board of Trustees of the Cranbrook Educational Community and has served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Peterson has been a member of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan Campaign Cabinet and has served as Co-Chair of the UWSEM Attorney Initiative. He served as a lecturer (adjunct professor) at the University of Michigan Law Schools, and from 2010 to 2012 he served on the Michigan Judicial Selection Task Force.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

David Ruud

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development – DTE Energy

David Ruud is senior vice president of corporate strategy and development for DTE Energy. DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE), a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. The company provides fully integrated, comprehensive energy solutions and products to industrial, institutional and commercial businesses nationwide. Its energy services business supplies on-site energy services (cogeneration, steam, chilled and hot water, compressed air and waste water treatment) and produces metallurgical coke and pulverized coal for steel producers. It also owns and operates plants that produce reliable renewable energy from waste wood-fired power plants and landfill gas facilities, as well as owning and operating plants that produce refined coal which reduces emissions from coal-fired power plants. Ruud manages the company’s day-to-day activities and its strategic planning, business development, financial management, and general administration.

Prior to joining DTE Energy, Ruud was vice president and partner at L.E.K. Consulting, an international consulting firm focused on delivering results for clients in the areas of strategy, mergers & acquisition, and value management. While at L.E.K., Ruud led the North American Energy practice where he directed consulting engagements involving corporate and financial strategy, growth options, and performance improvement opportunities for energy clients.

Ruud earned a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from Penn State University and an MBA with distinction from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

David Slater

President and COO, DTE Gas Storage & Pipelines – DTE Energy

David Slater is President and COO of DTE Gas Storage and Pipelines. DTE Gas Storage Company is one of the nation’s leading natural gas storage owners and DTE Pipeline Company owns and manages a network of natural gas gathering and transmission pipelines serving the Midwest, Northeast and Eastern Canada regions. Both are operating units of DTE Energy.

Slater joined DTE Energy in 2011 as senior vice president of DTE Gas Storage Company and DTE Pipeline Company and was subsequently promoted to executive vice president of DTE Gas Storage and Pipeline in 2014. In 2015, Slater was promoted to his current position and he is a member of the DTE executive leadership team. Prior to joining DTE, Slater held various senior management positions at Goldman Sachs and Nexen Marketing a top-10 North American Energy merchant. Slater has over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry where he has worked in both commercial business development and operational roles.

Slater earned a master’s degree in Business Administration and an honors degree in Business Commerce from the University of Windsor.

Slater is on the board of directors for Millennium Pipeline, Vector Pipeline, Nexus Gas Transmission and a board member of INGAA (Interstate Natural Gas Association of America). He is the elected board chairman of a local faith based organization and director of a charitable faith based foundation.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, renewable resources, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.

Mark Stiers

President and Chief Operating Officer DTE Power & Industrial and Energy Trading

Mark Stiers is president and chief operating officer of DTE Energy’s (NYSE: DTE) Power & Industrial group, a leading developer of energy-related businesses in North America. The company provides fully-integrated comprehensive energy solutions and products to industrial, institutional and commercial businesses nationwide. Its energy services business supplies on-site energy services (cogeneration, steam, chilled and hot water, compressed air and waste water treatment) and produces metallurgical coke and pulverized coal for steel producers. It also owns and operates plants that produce reliable renewable energy from waste wood-fired power plants and landfill gas facilities, as well as owning and operating plants that produce refined coal which reduces emissions from coal-fired power plants.

Stiers manages the company’s day-to-day activities and its strategic planning, business development, financial management and general administration.

He also holds the position of president of DTE Energy Trading, where he is responsible for overseeing the growth of the non-regulated subsidiary of DTE which markets and trades electricity, natural gas and environmental products.

Stiers joined DTE Energy in 2006, and most recently served as president and chief operating officer of DTE Gas. He previously held the role of vice president, Gas Sales and Supply for DTE Gas. Prior to joining DTE, Stiers spent time leading other sales and marketing companies in delivering wholesale and retail energy products and services in Michigan, New York, Illinois, Ohio and the Northeast

Stiers earned a Master of Business Administration and an Honors Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor.

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