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Carolyn J. Burke

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


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Carolyn J. Burke is executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Burke previously served on the leadership team of publicly traded energy provider Dynegy Inc. Between 2011 and 2018, she held top management roles across several departments, including executive vice president for company strategy and administration, as well as for business operations and systems. Further, she also held the roles of chief integration officer and chief administrative officer.

Before Dynegy, Burke was global controller for JP Morgan Chase & Co.’s global commodities business and vice president and corporate controller at NRG Energy Inc. She also served as NRG’s executive director of planning and analysis. Earlier in her career, Burke held top financial roles at the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University and Atlantic Richfield Company, now British Petroleum.

Burke is a member of the board of directors for Excelerate Energy, an LNG solutions provider, where she chairs the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. She also serves on the board of Genesys Works Houston, a nonprofit that seeks to provide a path to economic certainty for underserved high school students through internships, mentorship and academic advising. 

She holds a B.A. in economics and political science from Wellesley College and an MBA in finance and strategic planning from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.