Beth W. Cooper

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Corporate Secretary

Ms. Cooper was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2019, and has served as our Chief Financial Officer since September, 2008, Treasurer since 2022, and Assistant Corporate Secretary since 2015. She joined the Company in 1990 and since that time has served as Senior Vice President, Vice President, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary, Assistant Treasurer, Director of Internal Audit, and Director of Strategic Planning. Ms. Cooper currently oversees general accounting, procurement, income taxes, financial reporting, treasury, investor relations, financial planning and analysis and strategic modeling and analysis. Ms. Cooper is a member of the American Gas Association, where she currently serves on and is immediate past chair of the Finance Committee. Ms. Cooper is also a member of the Board of Trustees and a member of the Visiting Audit and Finance Committees of the University of Delaware, and a member of the Salisbury University Perdue School Advisory Council. In 2022, Ms. Cooper was recognized in Women in Leadership 2022, published by The Forum of Executive Women. Ms. Cooper is also Executive Sponsor of the Company’s Women in Energy program which celebrates expertise, dedication and success within the energy industry and our Company. Ms. Cooper was previously an auditor with Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneurial Services Group.