J. Gregory Henderson
Mr. Henderson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SEAGD. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Henderson had served as Director of Finance and Administration of SEAGD since April 1, 1998. His title of Chief Financial Officer was added in 2002. Prior to joining SEAGD, Mr. Henderson was employed by Alabama Electric Cooperative, Inc. for 12 years, serving in various financial positions, the last of which was Controller, to which he was appointed in 1995. Before working for AEC, Mr. Henderson was employed by PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP where he earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Henderson is a graduate of Auburn University, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an Accounting major. Mr. Henderson serves as Chairman of various committees of the Alabama Natural Gas Association and Auburn School of Accountancy Alumni Advisory Board, and serves on the Boards of Directors of American Public Gas Association and Covington County Bank. He is also a member of the Southern Gas Association. Mr. Henderson also serves as Assistant Secretary and Treasurer of SEAGD, and as Treasurer of the Alabama Municipal Distributors Group.
Mr. Thornton is the General Manager of Lancaster County Natural Gas Authority (“LCNGA”), which is a member of PEG. He is also Chairman of the PEG Board of Directors. He has 11 years’ experience at LCNGA and over 32 years of natural gas industry experience in operations, engineering and management. Mr. Thornton joined LCNGA in 1997 as Assistant Manager, and was promoted to the position of General Manager in January of 2001. Prior to working with LCNGA, Mr. Thornton held the positions of Gas System Manager for the City of Monroe, North Carolina, and Superintendent of System Operations with Florida Public Utilities in West Palm Beach, Florida. Mr. Thornton is Vice-Chairman of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corporation and Secretary of the Educational Foundation of the University of South Carolina at Lancaster. Mr. Thornton is a 30-year member of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, and earned a B.S. degree from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
Arthur C. Corbin
Mr. Corbin serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Gas Authority. He has 30 years’ experience in the natural gas industry. He joined the Gas Authority in 1988 as Director of Gas Operations, was promoted to Vice President of Rates and Gas Supply in 1989, and was named President and General Manager in August 1994, with the title of Chief Executive Officer added in 2004. Before joining the Gas Authority, Mr. Corbin worked for El Paso Natural Gas Company, the interstate pipeline serving California, Nevada, Arizona and parts of New Mexico and Texas, in the areas of Marketing, Planning and Gas Accounting. Mr. Corbin is active in various trade and industry organizations and for the past several years has served on the Board of Directors of both the American Public Gas Association and the Southern Gas Association. Mr. Corbin holds a B.B.A. in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Nicholas P. GuarrielloVice Chairman
Mr. Guarriello was named interim Chief Executive Officer of FMPA in September 2008. He has more than 30 years of experience in the utility industry. He is a Principal and Immediate Past President/Chief Executive Officer of R.W. Beck, and from 1998 through 2005, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Guarriello has experience providing services to joint action agencies, including playing a key role in the formation of FMPA. He has served as project manager and principal-in-charge for numerous power supply studies, bond financings and contractual analyses and negotiations, including those relating to joint ownership agreements and litigation support services for FMPA. Recent assignments include leading the development of FMPA’s 2008 Integrated Resource Plan. Mr. Guarriello holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University, New York, and a master’s degree in business administration from New York University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.
J. Mark McCutchen
Mr. McCutchen has been employed as the President and General Manager of TEAC since August 1, 1996. Prior to that time, he served as the Manager of the Gas Department of the City of Clarksville since 1988. He graduated from Austin Peay State University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. He has extensive experience in regulatory procedures, natural gas operations and risk management for gas utilities.