In our September Community Conversations, Orlando Williams had an insightful discussion with Portland General Electric’s Maria Pope about innovative leadership in changing times.
Maria Pope is president, chief executive officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of Portland General Electric, Oregon’s largest electric company. As CEO, Pope leads PGE’s strategy to create clean, affordable energy Oregon customers expect while keeping reliability and resiliency at the forefront of the company’s planning efforts. She also serves on the Oregon Global Warming Commission. Her other board and commission activities include The Nature Conservancy, Electric Power Research Institute, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
Here are just some of the topics they covered:
- The best ways to incorporate diversity and inclusion initiatives at every level
- How the utility model has evolved and what’s next for the energy industry
- PGE’s proactive approach to the Oregon wildfires
- Continuing to motivate your team in uncertain circumstances
Click here to watch the full interview!