Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Beth Reese is executive vice president and chief financial officer for AGL Resources (NYSE:GAS). In this role, Reese directs 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 received her bachelor's degree from St. Andrews Presbyterian College and her master's in accounting from University of Georgia.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company which owns and operates natural gas utilities, as well as retail energy and services, wholesale services and midstream businesses. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves more than one million retail customers 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 Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit aglresources.com.