President and Chief executive officer, Spire
As president and CEO, Suzanne Sitherwood is growing Spire to provide increasing value to every shareholder and exceptional service to every customer.
Suzanne oversees all aspects of the company including five natural gas utilities in Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama, a natural gas marketing company and an emerging technologies group. Under her leadership, Spire recently acquired four natural gas utilities serving customers across Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama and launched a natural gas fueling solution. Spire now ranks as the fifth largest, publicly-traded natural gas utility with nearly 1.7 million customers.
Prior to joining Spire as chief executive officer, Suzanne was president of three utilities at AGL Resources serving more than 1.6 million customers. With more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas industry, she has held other various executive positions including gas supply, storage and transportation, construction, engineering and rates and regulatory affairs.
A graduate of Southern College of Technology with a bachelor’s in industrial engineering technology, Suzanne also holds an MBA from Brenau University. She was named one of the “Most Influential Business Women” and “Who’s Who in Energy” by the St. Louis Business Journal, and awarded the Levee Stone award for her commitment to downtown St. Louis. Suzanne believes that being involved in the community is a responsibility and a privilege, which is why she chairs the St. Louis Regional Chamber. She recently co-chaired the 2015 United Way Campaign. She also sits on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Civic Progress St. Louis, United Way St. Louis’ Executive Committee and Board and American Gas Association.