Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Elizabeth "Beth" Reese was named executive vice president and chief financial officer for AGL Resources (NYSE:GAS) in May 2015. In this role, Reese will direct finance, accounting and business planning functions for all of AGL Resources' businesses. She serves on the AGL Resources Policy Committee.
Formerly senior vice president of AGL Resources and president of Nicor Gas, Reese was the first woman to serve as president of the Illinois utility, the largest natural gas distribution company in that state. She also served as controller for AGL Resources and vice president over several of the company's functional areas, including operational planning and analysis, business innovation, customer service and finance. Prior to joining AGL Resources in 2000, Reese was a senior manager for the worldwide accounting and consulting firm of Deloitte LLP.
In addition to her business acumen, Reese is a champion for diversity-related programs. She was the first chair of AGL Resources' LEAD (Leadership, Empowerment, Acceptance, Diversity) Council and during her tenure in Illinois was a member of The Chicago Network and the Committee of 200. She also served on the board of directors for the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago and the board of trustees for The Field Museum of Natural History.
Reese is a graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College and the University of Georgia.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services and midstream operations. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves approximately 630,000 retail energy customers and approximately 1.2 million customer service contracts through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Pivotal Home Solutions, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.