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Joe McGoldrick
Senior Vice President and Division President, Gas Distribution Operations

Current Position: Senior Vice President and Division President, Gas Distribution Operations.

Previous Positions: McGoldrick began his career with the company in 1979 and held a variety of positions in accounting, corporate budget, strategic management, corporate planning, and rates and research, before being named treasurer in 1993. In 1996, he was named vice president of planning, policy development and treasurer for Houston Lighting & Power Company. In 1997, he was named vice president, operations for Reliant Energy International, Inc. He held that position until 2000, when he was named senior vice president, finance & administration - retail group for Reliant Energy. In 2001, he was named vice president of strategic planning for CenterPoint Energy. He became senior vice president finance & regulatory, in December 2005 and became division president, gas operations in March 2007. He was named division president, energy services in 2011 and promoted to his current position in September 2012. McGoldrick began his career in 1975 with the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche in their Miami, Florida office.

Education and Accreditation: McGoldrick graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is a certified public accountant.

Affiliations and Honors: McGoldrick is a former co-chairman of the Executive Advisory Committee of the Economic and Public Policy/Strategic Planning Committee of the Edison Electric Institute. He is a Director on the Southern Gas Association Board of Directors. McGoldrick received scholar-athlete recognition while at the University of Miami.

Personal:  McGoldrick is a native of Elmhurst, Illinois. He has been active in various religious and youth sports organizations in the Clear Lake area of Houston. He and his wife, Judy, have been married for 29 years and have four sons, two daughters-in-law and three beautiful grandchildren. McGoldrick’s hobbies include sports, music and the stock market.