Assistant Vice President, Risk Management
Ms. Burd was appointed Assistant Vice President, Risk Management in May of 2022. She oversees a dedicated enterprise risk management (ERM) team and coordinates with other organizational functions to enhance the risk management culture across the Company. A seasoned auditing professional with experience in risk aversion strategy, cost reduction options and financial processes, Burd has served as director of internal audit at Chesapeake Utilities since 2019. Prior to that, she worked for more than 10 years as an auditor for the state of Delaware’s Office of Auditor of Accounts where she oversaw the business continuity efforts of the office. Previous roles include the Director of Internal Audit at Delaware State University; Administrative Auditor for the Delaware Office of Auditor of Accounts; and others. Burd also previously served at Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, beginning her career in 2004 in the Company’s internal audit department. Burd serves as the audit chair for REACH Riverside, a nonprofit organization in Delaware focused on the ongoing redevelopment of Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood. Within Chesapeake Utilities, she is a member of the Women in Energy steering committee. Burd is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner and Associate Business Continuity Professional.