Houston – Oct. 15, 2020 – CenterPoint Energy, an energy delivery company based in Houston, has named Alicia Dixon as Director of Community Relations. In this leadership role, Dixon will implement the company's enterprise-wide community relations strategies, campaigns, programs and activities.
Dixon began her career with CenterPoint Energy in 1990. During her 30-year tenure with the company, she worked in various areas of Communications, serving as the company's spokesperson with the media and other stakeholders. Dixon has also been a driving force in shaping the reputation of CenterPoint Energy – from the development of major infrastructure projects, to the aftermath of significant weather events. Most recently, she served as Manager, Communications-South.
"Alicia's experience in communications, operations, government affairs and regulatory services, and stakeholder engagement will be valuable assets in her new role," said Lynne Harkel-Rumford, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, CenterPoint Energy.
Dixon has been active in many company-supported nonprofit organizations, including Junior Achievement, March of Dimes, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and United Way. She is a sustaining member of The Junior League of Houston and long-time volunteer with the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. She earned a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Baylor University.
As the only investor-owned electric and gas utility based in Texas, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) is an energy delivery company with electric transmission and distribution, power generation and natural gas distribution operations that serve more than 7 million metered customers in Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas. As of June 30, 2020, the company owned approximately $32 billion in assets and also owned 53.7 percent of the common units representing limited partner interests in Enable Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership that owns, operates and develops strategically located natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. With approximately 9,600 employees, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. For more information, visit CenterPointEnergy.com.