Chief Executive Officer
Kelly Tomblin has worked for more than twenty-five years in the energy industry, in both competitive and vertically integrated markets throughout the United States, the U.K. and Latin America. She has experience in the generation, transmission and distribution sectors as well as renewable development, and energy services and sales. Kelly has worked in all areas of the industry, including legal, customer service, regulatory, plant and field operations, and organization transformation.
As of July 2017, Kelly joined INTREN, L.L.C., a leading utility solutions provider based in Union, IL with 12 regional offices throughout the country. INTREN is the largest owned and operated WBE-certified specialty utility contractor in the country and is proud to have both a female chairman of the board who was named the 2017 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Energy, Cleantech and Natural Resources category) and a female CEO who was named Platts Global Energy CEO of the Year in 2016.
Prior to INTREN, Kelly served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), where she aligned employees on her vision of leading an energy revolution for the growth and prosperity for every Jamaican. That focus allowed her to turn around the Company’s floundering public image and rebuild the Company’s operations. Under her leadership, Jamaica brought natural gas to the island, began an extensive smart grid program and increased renewable penetration 300%. Prior to JPS, she served as Vice President for GDF SUEZ/International Power, one of the world’s largest energy companies and President, Pennsylvania Electric Company, a FirstEnergy Company.
Kelly is a speaker worldwide on organizational alignment, leadership and gender equality. She spearheads strategic solutions to meet and exceed her customers’ business needs and believes that healthy organizations are designed to expand the human potential. As a leader, she works to improve communication and employee engagement, champion workplace wellness and personal development initiatives, and empowers her teams to stamp their work with heart – to deliver excellence. In 2018, Kelly authored 100 Days of Doing Power Differently; a guidebook that offers ways people may own individual impact and explore their understanding of leadership through a new model—ThinkLove.
Kelly has an MBA from New York University’s Leonard Stern School of Business and a Juris Doctorate and BS in Journalism (with a public relations concentration) from West Virginia University.