Livia Whisenhunt

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer

Livia has over thirty years experience in purchasing and marketing fuels for transportation and production and is responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and leading its growth. Under Livia’s leadership, PS Energy has become one of the top-diversity and women-owned companies in the nation and in 2014, Livia was presented with the Edison Electric Institute Supplier (EEI) Supplier Diversity Award for PS Energy’s “exceptional contribution and commitment to the EEI Suppler Diversity Initiative.”

A respected leader and innovative thinker, Livia served as the Region IV Chairperson of the Federal Regulatory Fairness Board (REGFAIR) and was also appointed by Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor to the House Senate Study Committee for House Bill 215, the Bill that deregulated natural gas in the State of Georgia. In 2006 Governor Sonny Perdue appointed Livia to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority, a state authority that addresses mobility and air quality in Metro Atlanta and provides strategic transportation planning.

Livia’s hard work and tireless determination have earned her regional and national recognition, including “Top 40 Under 40” by Entrepreneur Magazine, “Small Business Person of the Year” by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, “Southeast Wholesale Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, 2010 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Distinguished Honoree by the Anna Maria Arias Foundation, honoring Latinas in the business sector. For her support of the Latin American community, Livia was honored in 2012 with the Chairman Award by the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia.

Livia currently serves on the board for the Greater Women’s Business Council and has been part of the boards for Zoo Atlanta, Camp Twin Lakes and the Carter Center.

 


Roger Murray

Chief Operating Officer

Roger joined the management team of PS Energy in 1993, bringing the company his strong background in both fuel marketing and transportation and over 20 years of industry experience. Roger has helped guide the growth of PS Energy into new marketing arenas with innovative products and services and manages all divisions of the company, including natural gas services and delivery, fuel management services, and commercial retail services.

Roger’s experience includes General Manager with responsibility for the light petroleum group for Petroleum Marketing Company of Georgia, Inc. and Manager of the common carrier fleet for U.S. Transport. Immediately prior to joining PS Energy, Roger served as Director of Sales for Transport South, where he managed sales and operations and was responsible for expanding service areas into new geographical markets.

 


Jack Whisenhunt

Chief Information Officer

Jack began his career with PS Energy in 1994 as a consultant assisting in the expansion of fuel management services and developed a set of procedures and library of special purpose applications to integrate customers with different fuel needs into a centralized fuel management system. In 1999, he accepted a permanent position with PS Energy and is responsible for maintaining the fuel management system, expansion of fuel management services, overseeing data management and software development, and managing IT staff.

Jack brings over 30 years of experience in data management and software engineering to PS Energy, including assisting in the development of the space shuttle simulator at the Johnson Space Center and Principle Analyst at Loral Corporation. Immediately prior to joining the company, Jack was a Senior Analyst with emphasis on embedded systems and digital music systems for Scientific Atlanta, now Cisco.

 


Jerry Ross

CPA-Controller

Jerry joined PS Energy in 2011 and is responsible for accounting operations, including cash management, production of financial reports, and developing and overseeing controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results. He brings substantial experience in finance and operations to the company, with twenty years in leadership and senior management positions.

Prior to joining PS Energy, Jerry was CFO and Director of Operations for Kliklok Corporation and Vice-President and CFO for Allied Foods. From 1996-2011, he served as Vice President of Operations and Controller for Trade AM International, Inc. where his responsibilities included accounting, financial and management reporting, product closing, and import administration.

Jerry holds a Masters of Professional Accountancy and Masters of Decision Sciences from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Georgia Southern University.

 


Carolee Robinson

Human Resources Administrator and Corporate Secretary

Carolee joined PS Energy in 1998 and brings over thirty years of experience in human resources, office administration and executive assistance to the company. She is responsible for assisting the chief executive officer in all business functions, oversees daily office administration and is responsible for all functions related to human resources.

Prior to joining PS Energy, Carolee was Office Administrator and Personnel Director for Scoggins Contracting, Assistant to the President of United Energy Services and immediately prior, Office Administrator and Human Resources Manager for Bedminster Bioconversion, where she was responsible for all functions related to human resources and supervised office support staff.

 


Adriana Acevedo

Director, Strategic Sourcing

Adriana joined PS Energy in 2000 as a Senior Natural Gas Analyst and Natural Gas Division Manager and assumed her current role in 2009. Her responsibilities include the purchase of gas, diesel and alternative fuels, overseeing supply chain operations, and developing fuel procurement and carrier services policies. She also supervises the logistics team, conducts market analysis to identify fluctuations in cost and availability of product sources, and coordinates and manages the interface between purchasing, distribution and accounting systems.

Adriana has twenty years of senior management experience, including Branch Manager for Comcel in Bogotá, Colombia, where she was awarded the “Branch of the Year” award in 1996 for total branch performance. Immediately prior to joining PS Energy, Adriana worked as an Asset Manager for Atlanta-based MX Energy, where her responsibilities included the Florida and Georgia marketplace, which represented 50% of MX’s natural gas business.