Duke Energy Names Laura Johnson As Managing Director For Government Affairs In Indiana

(UNDATED) – Duke Energy Indiana President Stan Pinegar has announced the promotion of Laura Johnson to the position of managing director, government affairs in Indiana, effective immediately.

Laura Johnson

Johnson, who most recently served as the company’s senior government affairs specialist, will lead the utility’s government affairs work and will be responsible for state government strategies and relationships affecting the interests of the company, its customers and stakeholders.

Johnson, who began her work at Duke Energy in 2013, has 14 years of government affairs experience and extensive knowledge of the energy industry. Prior to joining Duke Energy, she held government affairs positions with the Indiana Association of Realtors, the law firm of Faegre Drinker, and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Johnson has also served as the president of the board of the Government Affairs Society of Indiana and is a member of the Indiana 211 Partnership board of directors. She is also a mentor in the Helping ONE Student to Succeed program. Johnson has participated in many Duke Energy employee programs including serving as the chair of the Business Women’s Network and the Indiana chapter sponsor of the New 2 Duke employee resource group.

Johnson is a volunteer for several central Indiana organizations, including Girls on the Run of Central Indiana chapter. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in 2005 in political science and communication studies.

Duke Energy Indiana

Duke Energy Indiana, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, provides about 6,600 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 840,000 customers in a 23,000-square-mile service area, making it Indiana’s largest electric supplier.