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 on the board of trustees of The Skillman Foundation, which is dedicated to the well-being and prosperity of children in Detroit. He is also a member of Business Leaders for Michigan and on the board of directors of the American Gas Association, the Nuclear Energy Institute and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

Gerard M. Anderson

Executive Chairman - DTE Energy

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 non-regulated 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, state, federal 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 co-chairman 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. He also chairs the Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM). In addition, Anderson is 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, and the West Michigan Policy Forum. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Andersons, a publicly traded company.

DTE Energy (DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

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 and the Michigan Workforce Development Board by Governor Gretchen Whitmer 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. Meador 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 and the Downtown Detroit Partnership. Meador serves on the Michigan Humane Society Executive Committee as Board Chair, the Wayne State University Foundation Board and is an Emeritus Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts. He is also on the board of Amerisure Companies, one of the nation’s leading providers of commercial insurance and the board of Energy Insurance Mutual, the premier provider of insurance and risk management services to utilities and the energy services industry.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

Diane Antishin

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

Diane M. Antishin is vice president of Human Resources 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.

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. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

JoAnn Chavez

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer – DTE Energy

JoAnn Chávez is senior vice president and chief legal officer for DTE Energy. Chávez has responsibility for the management and strategic direction of DTE’s office of the general counsel, and she advises DTE’s board of directors and senior management on legal and related matters. Chávez also has responsibility for the oversight of ethics and compliance, corporate security, corporate emergency management, and tax.

Prior to joining DTE in 2007, Chávez served as an international tax partner for KPMG LLP with experience serving large multinational clients. Chávez earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame.

Chávez is a strong advocate for young people, and most recently she is the founder of the Michigan Hispanic Collaborative (MiHC), a Michigan nonprofit, that focuses on economic equity and provides opportunities for first generation Hispanic students, like herself, to graduate from college. MiHC delivers culturally relevant programming for both students and parents to help bring coherence to the chaos of college access. Chávez sits on the DTE Energy Foundation, the Cristo Rey Network and the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute boards of directors. She also sits on the Notre Dame Law School and the University of Michigan School of Education Advisory Councils. She is the past chairwoman of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board of directors, and was recently appointed by Governor Whitmer to the State of Michigan Women’s Commission.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

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. In 2019, Lauer completed the MIT Nuclear Reactor Technology Course.

Lauer is active in the community and serves on several boards. He is a member of the Executive Committee for the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, a trustee for the Cranbrook Educational Community and the board of the Cranbrook Institute of Science. He is also a board member for the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit and Ann Arbor SPARK.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

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. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

Matthew Paul

President and Chief Operating Officer DTE Gas

Matt Paul is president and chief operating officer of DTE Gas, DTE Energy’s natural gas utility which provides service to 1.2 million homes and businesses in Michigan.

Paul is responsible for all utility gas operations, including gas sales and distribution as well as utility midstream transportation and storage services.

Paul’s career with DTE Energy spans 20 years. Prior to his current role, he served as vice president, plant operations, Fossil Generation, part of DTE’s electric utility operations. He has also held senior leadership positions within DTE’s non-utility companies

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago.

Paul is a board member of the Michigan Manufacturing Association, Reliability First and The Right Place. He is also active in the autism community. He and his wife have four sons and enjoy spending family time in northern 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. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

Shawn P. Patterson

Vice President, Environmental Management and Safety – DTE Energy

Shawn P. Patterson is vice president of environmental management and safety for DTE Energy. Patterson is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the company’s environmental policies, sustainability initiatives, and workplace health and safety. His teams work with DTE employees, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and others to drive enterprise-wide improvements for DTE’s environmental and safety systems.

Since joining DTE in 1998, Patterson has held several positions in operations and corporate strategy. During his career at DTE, Patterson has served as Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness and Chief Learning Officer as well as Chief of Staff to the CEO. He previously 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 continuous improvement 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. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

Robert Richard

Senior Vice President, Major Enterprise Projects and Customer Service – DTE Energy

Robert A. Richard is senior vice president of Major Enterprise Projects and Customer Service for DTE Energy. Richard is responsible for overseeing the Customer Service organization, along with the company’s major projects in Power Generation, Distribution, Renewable, Nuclear and Gas Midstream platforms. This assignment leverages his experience as an operating Executive in Gas Midstream, Power Generation and the Gas Utility of DTE Energy.

Prior to joining DTE Energy, Richard was vice president of operations and process improvement at Bethlehem Steel. This role was responsible for sales, marketing and operations of the eastern division. Previously, he spent 13 years at General Electric where he served in a variety of leadership roles. Richard was senior executive for GE LEXAN Americas Manufacturing and responsible for Phenolics, BPA, SAN, Chlorine and Polycarbonate extrusion.

Richard earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University. At Ohio State, his graduate work was in coal technologies, which included liquefaction, gasification and the microbial desulfurization of coal. Richard attended the Nuclear Reactor Technology course of MIT and he is a certified Master Black Belt from GE and the Six Sigma Academy. He received the Whitney Award for technical achievement at GE.

Richard is a member of the board of directors of the Wildlife Habitat Council where he serves on the finance subcommittee. His is active in the Boy Scouts of America and is a lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspires to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

David Ruud

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – DTE Energy

David Ruud is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for DTE Energy. Ruud is responsible for the company’s finances.

Ruud joined DTE in 2005 and has served in several senior leadership roles across the organization, accumulating deep experience across DTE’s various businesses. He brings a strong combination of financial, strategic, operational and engineering experience to the role of CFO.

Prior to his current position, David Ruud was Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development of DTE Energy. In this role, Ruud worked with DTE’s executive team to shape company strategy and drive key strategic initiatives. Focused on identifying trends and themes in the industry, Ruud was instrumental in evaluating and pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and overseeing the company’s long-term planning.

Upon joining the company, Ruud led the Power & Industrial business, and was responsible for DTE’s cost reduction initiative and continuous improvement program.

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. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for Ann Arbor SPARK and is on the Board of Directors for American Iron and Steel Institute.

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

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. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.

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. 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.

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.