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Leadership

President and Chief Executive Officer
Mike Haefner was named president and chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2017.
Senior Vice President, Safety and Enterprise Services

Prior to assuming his current role on January 1, 2017, Kevin Akers served as president of the Kentucky/Mid-States Division beginning May 2007. Akers served as president of the Mississippi Division from 2002 to 2007.

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

In February 2017, Chris Forsythe was named senior vice president and chief financial officer. Forsythe joined Atmos Energy in June 2003 and was promoted to director, financial reporting, in September 2003.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Karen joined Atmos Energy in June 2015 as a Senior Attorney and was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary in August 2017.   Prior to joining Atmos Energy, she was in private practice for 19 years, most recentl

Senior Vice President, Utility Operations

David Park is responsible for the regulated utility which serves over three million customers in over 1,400 communities in eight states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West.

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Matt was promoted to senior vice president, human resources in January 2017.

Vice President, Governmental and Public Affairs

Liz Beauchamp was named vice president, governmental and public affairs in August 2017.  She chairs Atmos Energy's Governmental Affairs Committee, is a member of the Atmos Energy Political Action Committee and provides overall guidance for the cor

Vice President of Gas Supply and Pipeline Administration

Mark joined Atmos Energy in July 2001 and  has held several positions with Atmos Energy Holdings.

Vice President, Customer Service

Clay C. Cash was named vice president, customer service, in February 2012. Cash had been serving as operations vice president since 2003.

President, Kentucky/Mid-States Division

Kevin Dobbs was named President of Atmos Energy Kentucky/Mid-States division in April 2017.  Previously, Dobbs served for ten years as vice president of operations for the Northern Region of the Kentucky/Mid-States Division.

President, Mississippi Division

David Gates was named president of the Mississippi Division in May 2007. Gates served as vice president of Operations for the Kentucky/Mid-States Division from 2003 to 2007.

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Rich Gius was named vice president and chief information officer in 2007.

President, Atmos Pipeline - Texas

In August of 2017, Dennis Gordon was named President of Atmos Pipeline -Texas.

Dennis joined Atmos Energy in 2004 and has served as Vice President Pipeline Marketing and SVP Pipeline Marketing Administration for Atmos Pipeline – Texas.

President, Colorado-Kansas Division

Gary Gregory was named president of the Colorado-Kansas Division in June 2012. Previously, he had served as president of the West Texas Division since July 2004.

Vice President, Strategic Planning

Conrad Gruber was named vice president, strategic planning, in July 2004.

President, Louisiana Division

Tom Hawkins was named president of the Louisiana Division in July 2004. He previously had been president of Energas Company, the predecessor to the West Texas Division, since October 2000.

Vice President, Investor Relations
Jennifer Hills was named vice president, investor relations in November 2017.
Vice President, Workforce Development

Martin joined Atmos Energy in April, 2009 as manager of technical training delivery. She was named director of technical training in November 2010.

Vice President, Pipeline Safety

John McDill was named vice president, pipeline safety, in May 2012.

Vice President, Tax

Pace McDonald was named vice president of tax in November 2011.

Vice President and Treasurer
Daniel M. Meziere was named vice president and treasurer in February 2011.
President, West Texas Division
Becky Palmer was named president of the West Texas Division on January 1, 2017
President, Mid-Tex Division

John Paris was named president of the Mid-Tex Division in May 2007. Paris is responsible for Atmos Energy's largest division with 1.6 million customers.

Vice President and Controller
Richard Thomas joined Atmos Energy in June 2013 as director capital markets and was promoted to vice president and controller in February 2017.