Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the board of Atmos Energy since April 2013; formerly executive chairman of the Board of Atmos Energy from October 2010 through March 2013 and chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Atmos Energy from October 2008 through September 2010; currently a director of Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited. Mr. Best has been a director of Atmos Energy since 1997.
Lead Director
General partner of Juniper Capital LP in Houston, Texas since March 2003, general partner of Juniper Energy LP in Houston, Texas since August 2006, and co-founder of Juniper Capital II in September 2014; currently a director of ExoStat Medical, Inc. and Resuscitation International, LLC. Mr. Gordon has been a director of Atmos Energy since 2001.
Chief Executive Officer

Kim R. Cocklin was named chief executive officer of Atmos Energy Corporation on October 1, 2015.

Executive Director of The Hoglund Foundation in Dallas, Texas since 1992. Ms. Compton, 59, has been a director of Atmos Energy since 2016.
Executive vice president for Jones Lang LaSalle LLC in Dallas, Texas since July 2008.
Vice president for community and corporate relations for UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas since December 1995.
Co-Founder and managing director of Bravo Equity Partners in Fort Worth, Texas; currently a director of Vantage Bancorp, Inc., a holding company for Vantage Bank Texas and First Texas BHC, Inc., a holding company for Southwest Bank.
Founding partner, Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, Fort Worth, Texas since April 1979.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Mike Haefner was named president and chief operating officer on October 1, 2015, with responsibility for the operations of Atmos Energy’s utility divisions, the regulated intrastate pipeline division, nonregulated operations as well as the customer service and gas supply groups.
President, Effective Leadership LLC from April 2009 to present.
Independent energy consultant in Key Biscayne, Florida since July 1996; currently a director of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange company.
General partner and founder of RS Core Capital, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm since January 2013; formerly managing director and client adviser of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York, San Francisco, and Denver from May 2006 to May 2012.
Retired. Formally a director of DCP Midstream Partners, LP, a New York Stock Exchange Company. Mr. Springer has been a director of Atmos Energy since 2005.
Chairman and president of Amarillo National Bank in Amarillo, Texas since May 2014; formerly president of Amarillo National Bank from January 1982 to May 2014.

HONORARY DIRECTOR