Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer | Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Adam L. Wright is Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Wright started his role at PG&E in February 2021 and is responsible for all of the Utility's operations—Electric, Gas and Generation. Wright will focus on safety, increasing connectivity among operational groups and promoting excellence across the board.
Wright joined PG&E after serving three years as President and CEO of MidAmerican Energy Company (MEC), a Berkshire Hathaway Energy company. He was hired by MidAmerican in 2012 to lead expansion and operations of the company's wind generation fleet, before taking over the company's gas delivery operations in 2015.
Wright began his employment with the Berkshire Hathaway Energy family of businesses in 1996. He served in various management roles within Northern Natural Gas' operations group, another Berkshire Hathaway Energy company. He also served as Vice President of Marketing, managing negotiation and execution of long-term service agreements and general customer satisfaction initiatives.
Wright served as a full board member at MEC, and board member on the Iowa Business Council and the Iowa Utility Association. He also served as director for the American Gas Association. In 2020, Wright served on the Iowa Governor's COVID-19 Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
Wright earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is a member of the 2021 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.