Our Leadership Team

This team consists of leaders at the Berkshire Hathaway Energy level as well as those who head up each of our businesses. While each business operates autonomously, our vision, culture and principles are shared.

Gregory Abel

Gregory E. Abel

Chairman, President and CEO

Gregory E. Abel, 54, is chairman, president, director and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, based in Des Moines, Iowa.

Through its energy-related businesses, Berkshire Hathaway Energy provides electric and natural gas service to more than 11.5 million customers worldwide. These businesses are Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power, comprising PacifiCorp; MidAmerican Energy Company; NV Energy, Inc.; Northern Powergrid Holdings Company; BHE Pipeline Group; BHE U.S. Transmission; AltaLink, L.P.; BHE Renewables; and HomeServices of America, Inc., which is the second-largest residential real estate brokerage firm in the U.S.

Abel serves on the board and executive committee of the Edison Electric Institute. He also serves on the Kraft Heinz Company board of directors; the AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc. board of directors; the Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited board of directors; the Kum & Go, L.C. board of directors; the Hockey Canada Foundation board of directors; and the executive board of the Mid-Iowa Council Boy Scouts of America. Recent past board service includes Drake University board of trustees and American Football Coaches Foundation board of directors.

  • Patrick Goodman
    Patrick J. Goodman Executive Vice President and
    Chief Financial Officer
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  • Natalie Hocken
    Natalie L. Hocken Senior Vice President and
    General Counsel
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  • R. Patrick Reiten
    R. Patrick Reiten Senior Vice President, Government Relations View Bio
  • Cathy S. Woollums
    Cathy S. Woollums Senior Vice President, Environmental Services and
    Chief Environmental Counsel
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Our Business Presidents