Senior Vice President, Legal, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary, Duke Energy
David Fountain became General Counsel of Duke Energy in 2018. He was previously Vice President, Legal at Progress Energy, guiding the company through its merger with Duke Energy. A native of Guilford County, NC, David is now Chair of the North Carolina Chamber and Immediate Past Chair of the Leadership North Carolina Board of Directors.
Duke Energy supports diversity and inclusion with its diversity councils and employee resource groups. In 2018, Forbes named the company a Best Employer for Diversity. Duke Energy also funds scholarships for North Carolina students from underrepresented populations who want to pursue STEM degrees.
Joined LCLD 2019
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Member: David Fountain
Diversity Professional: Suzanne Ellis