Bernice McIntyre

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Title: Director of Regulatory Strategy for the Non-Utility Business Operations
Company: WGL Holdings
Location: Washington, DC, United States

Bernice McIntyre, Regulatory Strategy Director of WGL Non-Utility Operations, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in energy regulation and policy.

With more than 40 years of professional experience, Ms. McIntyre has been the Regulatory Strategy Director of WGL Non-Utility Operations since 2014, having been director of legal regulatory strategy with the office of the general counsel since 2013. She has also served on the DC Sustainable Energy Utility Advisory Board from 2009 to 2015, as director of regulatory matters from 2004 to 2013, and as senior counsel from 2001 to 2004. Ms. McIntyre has also worked in private practice since 1995.

Prior to joining WGL Holdings, Ms. McIntyre served as senior manager of Arthur D. Little, Inc., from 1992 to 1993. She previously held a number of roles with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission, including as chair from 1987 to 1990 and commissioner from 1983 to 1987. From 1982 to 1983, she was assistant secretary for the Massachusetts Executive office for Environmental Affairs, having been general counsel since 1981. Earlier in her career, she was with Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management as assistant general counsel and general counsel from 1978 to 1981, and as assistant general counsel with the Department of Public Welfare from 1977 to 1978.

Ms. McIntyre initially intended to pursue a career in writing, but as an African-American woman she found the field closed to her. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in English from Oberlin College in 1972, she decided that she would take her passion for writing and combine it with an industry in which she could make a difference. She studied law at the Boston University School of Law, where she earned a Juris Doctor in 1977.

Throughout her career, Ms. McIntyre has worked to be an advocate for women and minorities, and to help be a mentor to people. Looking toward the future, she intends to get back into writing, whether it is in energy, as a consultant, contributing diverse voices to her field, and some fiction. In her free time, Ms. McIntyre enjoys yoga, golf, and reading.

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