Paula Gold-Williams Keystone Policy Center / Past President & CEO - CPS Energy
Paula is a nationally and globally sought-after leader who is recognized for her expertise in energy trends, innovation, and leadership development. She leads more than 3,000 team members with the vision she has coined “People First,” whereby CPS Energy is evolving its efforts to create and deliver value to its customers, community, and employees into a new age of energy solutions. Paula is a strategic visionary and innovative adapter as seen through her contributions to various Boards, including the Keystone Policy Center; the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI); Texas Public Power Association (TPPA); the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch; and the Dentons Smart Cities & Communities Initiatives & Think Tank. In addition, Paula drives transformational strategic change as celebrated through various awards and honors including being named the inaugural Chief Trailblazer of the Year by S&P Global Platts, 2020 Woman of the Year by the San Antonio Business Journal, and a Global Power & Energy Elite by Smart Energy International.