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Krannert Executive Forum - Vicky Bailey

Vicky Bailey

Vicky Bailey

Chairman, Board of Directors
United States Energy Association

Vicky A. Bailey is Principal, Anderson Stratton Enterprises LLC, and prior owner of BHMM Energy Services, LLC (2006-2013) a certified minority owned energy facility management company.  She was appointed to the U.S. Department of Energy in 2001, as Assistant Secretary for both the Office of Domestic Policy and International Affairs during the first term of President George W. Bush. In the aftermath of Sept. 11th, she was chair of several bilateral international working groups with the goal of implementing our national energy policy and strengthening our relationships with other nations to foster energy security.  Also, in this role, she served as Vice Chair, International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris, working with all the energy producing nations gaining her international experience and stature. Ms. Bailey oversaw the development and implementation of domestic energy policy in the areas of clean coal technologies, nuclear power, oil and natural gas, and LNG production.

Previously, in 2000, she was President of Cinergy/PSI now Duke Indiana in Indianapolis, IN; from 1993 to 2000, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) appointed by President William J. Clinton; and from 1986 to 1993, Commissioner, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) appointed by Gov. Robert Orr and reappointed by Gov. Evan Bayh.  A native of Indianapolis, Ms. Bailey is a graduate and distinguished alumna of the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University and graduated from the Advanced Management Program, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Board positions include, EQT Corp, Cheniere Energy, and Battelle Memorial Institute, Resources for the Future and the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital.  Pres. Bush appointed her to the Presidential Commission, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Secretary of Energy Steven Chu at the direction of President Barack Obama appointed her to the Blue Ribbon Commission for America’s Nuclear Future, and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz appointed her to the National Petroleum Council.  In May of 2013 to the present, Ms. Bailey became the first female Chairman of the Board, United States Energy Association (USEA).