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OGE Energy Corp (OGE.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sean Trauschke

51 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Merrill

53 2014 Chief Financial Officer

E. Keith Mitchell

55 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Sarah Stafford

36 2018 Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Cristina McQuistion

53 2017 Vice President - Chief Information Officer - OG&E

Patricia Horn

59 2014 Vice President - Governance and Corporate Secretary

Kenneth Grant

53 2016 Vice President- Sales and Marketing - OG&E

Jerry Peace

55 2015 Vice President - Integrated Resource Planning and Development

William Sultemeier

50 2017 General Counsel

Charles Walworth

43 2014 Treasurer

Jean Leger

59 2008 Vice President - Utility Operations of OG&E

Luke Corbett

71 Lead Independent Director

J Sanner

64 2017 Director

Frank Bozich

57 2015 Independent Director

James Brandi

69 2010 Independent Director

David Hauser

66 2015 Independent Director

Kirk Humphreys

2007 Independent Director

Robert Lorenz

71 2005 Independent Director

Judy McReynolds

55 2011 Independent Director

Sheila Talton

65 2013 Independent Director

Todd Tidwell

IR Contact Officer, Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sean Trauschke

Mr. Sean Trauschke is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Trauschke serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of OGE Energy Corp and OG&E. He has been Chief Executive Officer of the company since June 1, 2015, President of OG&E since July 2013, President of OGE Energy since August 2014 and was named as Chairman of the Board in December 2015. From 2009 until 2013 he held the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of both companies. Trauschke also serves on the Board of Directors for Enable GP (the general partner of Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENBL)). Trauschke has been on the board of the OGE Energy and OG&E since May 2015. .Mr. Trauschke has been on the board of the Company and OG&E since May 2015.Trauschke graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and then earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.

Stephen Merrill

Mr. Stephen E. Merrill is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Merrill has served as Chief Financial Officer of OGE Energy Corp. since 2014. Previous to this, Merrill served as Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Administrative Officer of Enable Midstream Partners, LP. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Enogex LLC, and Vice President of Human Resources of OGE Energy Corp. prior to that. .Merrill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and has completed a number of leadership programs.

E. Keith Mitchell

Mr. E. Keith Mitchell is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Mitchell has served as Chief Operating Officer of Enable GP, LLC since July 2013. From 2011 to August 2013, Mr. Mitchell was President and Chief Operating Officer of Enogex Holdings and President of Enogex LLC. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Mitchell was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Enogex LLC.

Sarah Stafford

Ms. Sarah Stafford is appointed as Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the company effective March 1, 2018. She joined the Company in October 2016 and has served as Accounting Research Officer where she is involved in accounting research for all aspects of the utility, including regulatory and property accounting. Previously, she served as a Senior Manager in the Assurance practice at Ernst & Young LLP for twelve years, specializing in regulated utility clients. Ms. Stafford received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Accounting, both from Oklahoma State University. In addition, she earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant. .

Cristina McQuistion

Ms. Cristina F. McQuistion is Vice President - Chief Information Officer - OG&E, a subsidiary of the Company. In her current role, she leads OG&E’s information technology (IT) functions including technology strategy, planning and architecture, solution development and IT and telecommunications infrastructure. She is also responsible for the company’s growing initiatives in data and business analytics as well as cyber and physical security functions and enterprise business continuity activities. Before joining OGE Energy, McQuistion served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Point of Sale Systems, for Teleflora, the nation’s largest floral wire service. She also served that company as Executive Vice President, Membership Services. Past leadership positions include serving as Vice President, Customer Experience, for eToys, a leading Internet retailer, and as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Entertainment Information Group, for The Nielsen Company. Other positions include leadership roles at The Boston Consulting Group and at Credit Suisse First Boston. She joined the company in September 2008 as OGE’s Vice President Strategic Planning and Business Performance Improvement. McQuistion has a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Patricia Horn

Ms. Patricia D. Horn is Vice President - Governance and Corporate Secretary of the Company. and OG&E; Secretary of Enogex Holdings LLC; Corporate Secretary of Enogex LLC, subsidiaries of the company. Prior to joining OGE Energy, Horn was vice president legal, regulatory and Environmental Health and Safety for Enogex, where she was responsible for legal services and regulatory activities and provided leadership for all Enogex environmental, health and safety functions. In addition to her role at Enogex, she also served as assistant general counsel for OGE Energy.Prior to joining Enogex in 1997 as Senior Counsel, she was a partner in the Oklahoma City law firm of Hall, Estill, Gable, Golden and Nelson. Her practice focused on energy, business transactions and employment law. Ms. Horn holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Nazarene University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.

Kenneth Grant

Mr. Kenneth R. Grant is Vice President- Sales and Marketing - OG&E of the Company.he serves as a vice president-sales and marketing since 2016. he was named Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company. in 2015. He began his career as an engineer at Tinker Air Force Base before joining OG&E in 1992. Grant has led a number of groups within OG&E, including IT, Marketing, and Product & Technology Development.Grant received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Jerry Peace

Mr. Jerry A. Peace is Vice President - Integrated Resource Planning and Development of the Company, a subsidiary of OG&E Energy Corp. He served as Chief Risk Officer and Compliance Officer of OGE Energy Corp. and OG&E - 2007 - 2008.In his role, he provides leadership for OG&E’s determination of electric generation, transmission, and distribution needs as well as the acquisition and management of all generation fuels requirements. Additionally, Peace oversees OG&E’s interactions with all Regional Transmission Organizations, including the Southwest Power Pool.Peace was appointed to this position in 2015. Prior to this appointment, he served as OG&E’s Chief Generation Planning and Procurement Officer in 2014 and as OGE Energy Corp’s Chief Risk Officer from 2002 through 2013. He joined the company in 1994 and held various leadership positions prior to being named Chief Risk Officer. Peace currently serves on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City and the Board of Trustees for Mount St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Oklahoma City. He has also been actively involved with multiple youth sports and recreation activities throughout the city. Peace, a life-long Oklahoman, completed his undergraduate degree at Oklahoma Baptist University and received his J.D. from Oklahoma City University’s College of Law. He is also a CPA and a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association

William Sultemeier

Mr. William H. Sultemeier is General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Sultemeier served as a Partner of Jones Day in its Houston office. Prior to that, he was a partner (shareholder) at the Greenberg Traurig law firm in Houston and he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Anesthesia Healthcare Partners in Atlanta. Sultemeier graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University in Utah. He also holds a Master of Business Administration with high honors from the University of Georgia, and received his Juris Doctor with a Magna Cum Laude distinction from Saint Louis University School of Law in Missouri.

Charles Walworth

Mr. Charles B. Walworth is Treasurer of the Company. he was named Treasurer for OGE Energy Corp. and Oklahoma Gas & Electric in 2014, having served as Assistant Treasurer prior to that. Walworth started with the company in 1999 as an intern and later became an analyst in corporate finance.He serves on the boards for Junior Achievement of Oklahoma City and the Saint Anthony Foundation. Walworth earned a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Oklahoma. In 2005, he attained a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. In addition he holds a CPA certification.

Jean Leger

Mr. Jean C. Leger, Jr., is Vice President - Utility Operations of the Company, a subsidiary Company of OG&E Energy Corp., since 2008. He was Director of Field Operations of Enogex Inc. since 2005 and Vice President of Operations of Enogex LLC since 2005 – 2008. Prior to being named to his current position in June 2008, Leger served as Vice President of Operations at Enogex, LLC, a former OGE Energy subsidiary. He joined Enogex in 1993 and held various leadership positions in plant and field operations. Leger has 30 years of experience in the energy industry and has held various positions with Conoco/Du Pont and Sun Refining and Marketing. Leger holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arkansas. bachelor’s degree from Southern Nazarene University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.

Luke Corbett

Mr. Luke R. Corbett is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Corbett is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kerr-McGee Corporation, which engaged in oil and gas exploration and production and chemical operations. He had been employed by Kerr-McGee Corporation for more than 17 years prior to his retirement from Kerr-McGee Corporation on September 1, 2006, having served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1997; President and Chief Operating Officer from 1995 to 1997; and Group Vice President from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Corbett currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Energy Corporation and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from 2006 to 2014. Mr. Corbett has been a director of the Company and OG&E since December 1996. He serves as Lead Director of the Board and is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Executive Committee of the Board.

J Sanner

Mr. J. Michael Sanner is Director of the Company. Mr. Sanner s a retired audit partner of the Ernst & Young LLP accounting firm. Mr. Sanner joined the accounting firm of Arthur Anderson LLP following college and has over 37 years of experience providing assurance services to both public and private companies primarily in the energy sector. Prior to his retirement in June 2013, Mr. Sanner served as Assurance Partner, Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Sanner serves as a member of the Oklahoma Accountancy Board and has been involved in numerous civic, professional and charitable organizations. Mr. Sanner has been a director of the Company and OG&E since September 1, 2017, and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board

Frank Bozich

Mr. Frank A. Bozich is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bozich is President and Chief Executive Officer at the SI Group, Inc., a leading global developer and manufacturer of phenolic resins and chemicals used in the production of antioxidants, engineering plastics, fuels and lubes, rubber and pharmaceutical ingredients. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SI Group Inc., since May 2013. Prior to joining SI Group Inc., Mr. Bozich held several executive management positions at BASF Corporation, a multi-national chemicals and manufacturing corporation, including President of BASF's Catalysts Division from 2010 to 2013, Group Vice President of Precious and Base Metal Service and Group Vice President of the Integration Management Office. He was previously Group Vice President of Enterprise Technologies and Ventures at Engelhard Corporation, which was acquired by BASF in 2006. Mr. Bozich currently serves as a director of SI Group, Inc. and various subsidiaries. He also serves as a director of the Ellis Medicine Board of Trustees. Mr. Bozich has been a director of the Company and of OG&E since February 2016 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

James Brandi

Mr. James H. Brandi is Independent Director of the Company. He is a former Managing Director of BNP Paribas Securities Corp., an investment banking firm, where he served from 2010 until his retirement in late 2011. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Brandi was a partner of Hill Street Capital, LLC, a financial advisory and private investment firm that was acquired by BNP in 2010. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Brandi was a Managing Director at UBS Securities, LLC, where he was the Deputy Global Head of the Energy and Power Group. Prior to 2000, Mr. Brandi was a Managing Director at Dillon, Read & Co. Inc. and later its successor firm, UBS Warburg, concentrating on transactions in the energy and consumer goods areas. Mr. Brandi currently serves as a director of Approach Resources Inc. and as a director and chairman of Carbon Natural Gas Company. Mr. Brandi is a trustee of The Kenyon Review and a former trustee of Kenyon College. Mr. Brandi has been a director of the Company and of OG&E since February 2010, and is Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee and the Executive Committee of the Board.

David Hauser

Mr. David L. Hauser, CPA., is Independent Director of the Company. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FairPoint Communications, Inc., a provider of communication services located in Charlotte, N.C. He served in the role from July 2009 to August 2010 and thereafter served as a consultant until March 2011. On October 26, 2009, FairPoint Communications, Inc. filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. From 1998-2009, Mr. Hauser held leadership positions with Duke Energy Corporation including group executive and chief financial officer and vice president and treasurer. Mr. Hauser also currently serves as a board member and Audit Chairman of EnPro Industries, Inc. He is a member of the board of trustees of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and he has retired as a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Hauser has been a director of the Company and OG&E since July 2015, and is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of the Board.

Kirk Humphreys

Mr. Kirk Humphreys is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman of The Humphreys Company, LLC, a real estate development company, and Board Chairman of Carlton Landing, LLC, a real estate investment company. He has been active in the development and acquisition of commercial real estate in Oklahoma and surrounding states since 1975. Mr. Humphreys was elected Mayor of Oklahoma City in 1998 and re-elected in 2002. Mr. Humphreys is a member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents and is a former trustee of the Urban Land Institute. He also serves on the boards of the Oklahoma City Airport Trust, the Oklahoma Industries Authority and the Oklahoma State Fair. Mr. Humphreys has been a director of the Company and of OG&E since November 2007, and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board.

Robert Lorenz

Mr. Robert O. Lorenz is Independent Director of the Company. He is a retired partner of the Arthur Andersen accounting firm. Mr. Lorenz joined Arthur Andersen in 1969, became a partner in 1982, was named managing partner of the Oklahoma City office in 1994 and was named managing partner of the Oklahoma practice in 2000, the position he held until November 2002, when he retired. Mr. Lorenz serves on the Board of Directors, audit committee and as lead independent director of Panhandle Oil and Gas, Inc. Mr. Lorenz also is a member of the Advisory Board of the United Way of Central Oklahoma. Mr. Lorenz has been a director of the Company and OG&E since July 2005, and is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Executive Committee of the Board.

Judy McReynolds

Ms. Judy R. McReynolds, CPA., is Independent Director of the Company. She is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ArcBest Corporation, headquartered in Fort Smith, Ark., a full-service logistics solutions provider of domestic and global transportation services. Ms. McReynolds has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ArcBest Corporation since April 2016 and has been a member of ArcBest Corporation's Board of Directors since she was named President and Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2010. Ms. McReynolds previously served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer from 2006 through 2009, and was vice president and controller from 2000 to early 2006. Ms. McReynolds serves on the board of First Bank Corp., as well as various other local community, educational and transportation industry boards. Ms. McReynolds has been a director of the Company and of OG&E since July 2011, and is Chair of the Compensation Committee, a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Executive Committee of the Board.

Sheila Talton

Ms. Sheila G. Talton is Independent Director of the Company. She currently serves as President and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics, a consultancy offering data analytics and predictive modeling services and solutions to organizations in the financial services and health care industries. Prior to founding Gray Matter in 2013, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SGT Ltd., a strategy and technology consulting business from 2011 to 2013, and in a variety of leadership positions with global technology leaders Cisco Systems Inc., including as Vice President of Office of Globalization from 2005 to 2011, and Electronic Data Systems as well as other leading technology firms. Ms. Talton currently serves on the boards of Wintrust Financial Corporation, Deere & Company and Sysco Corporation. From 2010 until March 2015, Ms. Talton served on the board of ACCO Brands. She has been a Congressional appointee on the U.S. White House Women’s Business Council. She also has been recognized as one of the ‘Top 10 Women in Technology’ by Enterprising Women and as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by the National Federation of Black Women Business Owners. She serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations including Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Foundation, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and the Chicago Urban League. Ms. Talton has been a director of the Company and of OG&E since September 2013, and is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

Todd Tidwell