Tracy B. Bridge
Executive Vice President & President, Electric Division
Tracy is executive vice president and president of the Electric Division for CenterPoint Energy. He is responsible for electric transmission, distribution, electric engineering and power delivery solutions in the greater Houston area. Tracy is also responsible for enterprise-wide safety and training programs, and oversees the company’s technology operations.
He started his CenterPoint Energy career as a regulatory attorney for the company’s gas operations in Minneapolis. During his tenure of over 22 years, he gained increasing levels of responsibility as leader of the regulatory affairs and government, media and community relations, as well as gas operations functions. Tracy moved to Houston in 2008 and led the Support Operations and Business Transformation groups for the gas and electric utilities, until being named president of Gas Operations in 2012.
Tracy is the chair of the board of directors at Rebuilding Together Houston. He is a past chair of the American Gas Association Rates and Strategic Issues Committee and past president of the Graceland University Yellowjacket Club. He is also past board member of Southern Gas Association, Greater Houston Chapter of American Red Cross, Minnesota Business Partnership, Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation, Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery and Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Graceland College and a Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School. Tracy has also completed advanced business and utility courses at the University of Michigan, the University of Idaho and the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.