​​​​​​​​​Our ​Leadership Team​

At CenterPoint Energy, our board of directors and executive management team are committed to building a company that is always there for its customers, employees and shareholders. Our leadership team cares about our customers and communities and appreciates your input. If you have feedback or a concern that has not been resolved through normal customer service channels​, please use the ECONNECT link to your right to contact leadership. 

Executive Committee

Scott M. Prochazka​
President and Chief Executive Officer

Tracy Bridge
Executive Vice President and President, Electric Division

Dana O'Brien            
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

William D. Rogers​
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Sue Ortenstone​  
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer ​

Business Unit Leadership

Scott E. Doyle
Senior Vice President, Natural Gas Distribution

Kenneth M. Mercado  
Senior Vice President, Electric Operations

Joseph (Joe) J. Vortherms
Senior Vice President, Energy Services

Richard A. (Rick) Zapalac  
Senior Vice President, Gas Operations