CenterPoint chat on Saving Energy and Hurricane Readiness
Got questions on saving energy and hurricane readiness? Then join us on Friday, August 17 from noon to 1pm for a live chat. We'll have experts from CenterPoint Energy on hand to answer any questions you might have.
Floyd J. LeBlanc is Vice President of Corporate Communications for CenterPoint Energy responsible for the company's media relations, public relations, crisis communications, corporate advertising and branding, website management, social media and employee communications. He began his career with the company in 1982.
Floyd is a graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in
Business Administration. Floyd and his wife Deborah are members of
Windsor Village UMC, where he is a member of the prayer ministry. He is
a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has a son, a daughter and five
Yolanda Slade is a Program Manager with CenterPoint Energy in the Energy Efficiency Department, where she manages three energy efficiency programs. During her 15 year career with CenterPoint Energy, she has also worked in Customer Service and Electric Distribution Operations. She is a graduate of Texas State University with a degree in Marketing, as well as an MBA from American Intercontinental University. In 2009, she earned her CEM and is now qualified as a Certified Energy Manager.
Jeff is responsible for the operations, construction and reliability of electric distribution for the South Houston Service Area, which includes the cities of Brookside Village, Deer Park, Friendswood, Nassau Bay, Pasadena, South Houston, Pearland, and Webster.
Previously, Jeff was a leader in the organization that is deploying and managing the Advanced Metering System (AMS) and Intelligent Grid (IG) for CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric. Before that, he was responsible for geographic information services, surveying, right-of-way management, joint use pole management and underground damage prevention services for the gas and electric regulated operations of CenterPoint Energy.
Jeff has 30 years of experience at CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies. He has a BS in Surveying from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Houston.