NRG Energy Services

Board of Directors

E. Spencer Abraham
E. Spencer Abraham

Secretary Abraham has been a director of NRG Energy since the completion of NRG’s combination with GenOn Energy in December 2012. Prior to the merger, he was appointed as a director at GenOn in January 2012. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Abraham Group, an international strategic consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. He represented Michigan in the United States Senate prior to President Bush selecting him as the tenth U.S. Secretary of Energy. He was with the Energy Depart... 
Howard E. Cosgrove
Chairman of the Board
Howard E. Cosgrove
Chairman of the Board


Mr. Cosgrove has been a director and Chairman of the Board of NRG Energy since December 2003, pursuant to the NRG Energy plan of reorganization. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Conectiv and its predecessor Delmarva Power and Light from December 1992 to August 2002. Prior to December 1992, Mr. Cosgrove held various positions with Delmarva Power and Light, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Cosgrove serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the U... 
Kirbyjon H. Caldwell
Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee
Kirbyjon H. Caldwell
Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee


Kirbyjon H. Caldwell has been director of NRG Energy since March 2009. He was a former director of Reliant Energy, Inc. from August 2003 to March 2009, and is a valued Texas community leader and social entrepreneur. Since 1982, he has served as Senior Pastor at the 15,000-member Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of numerous corporate, educational, healthcare and community development organizations including Continental Airlines,... 
Lawrence S. Coben
Chair, Finance Committee
Lawrence S. Coben
Chair, Finance Committee


Mr. Coben has been a director of NRG Energy since December 2003, pursuant to the NRG Energy plan of reorganization. He is Chairman and CEO of Tremisis Energy Acquisition Corporation II, a publicly held company. From January 2001 to January 2004, he was a Senior Principal of Sunrise Capital Partners L.P., a private equity firm. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Coben was an independent consultant. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Coben was Chief Executive Officer of Bolivian Power Company.... 
David Crane
President and Chief Executive Officer
David Crane
President and Chief Executive Officer


David Crane has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and on the Board of Directors of NRG since December 2003. Crane leads NRG’s transformation into the nation’s premier energy company positioned for a sustainable energy future—developing new solar, wind, high efficiency gas and other generation sources while growing NRG’s retail, carbon capture and electric vehicle service businesses. Crane has been recognized for exemplary leadership, receiving such awards as Ernst & Young’s 2010 T... 
Terry G. Dallas
Terry G. Dallas

Mr. Dallas has been a director of NRG Energy since the completion of NRG’s combination with GenOn Energy in December 2012. Previously, he served as a director of Mirant Corp. from 2006 until the completion of the merger between RRI Energy and Mirant, when he joined the board of GenOn. Mr. Dallas is also the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (2000-2005) of Unocal Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company prior to its merger with Chevron Corp. Prior to that... 
William E. Hantke
Chair, Audit Committee
William E. Hantke
Chair, Audit Committee


Mr. Hantke was appointed a director of NRG, effective March 8, 2006. Mr. Hantke served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Premcor, Inc., a refining company, from 2002 through 2005. He was with the refining and marketing company, Tosco Corporation, from 1993 through 2001, serving as Corporate Vice President of Development and earlier, as Corporate Controller and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Tosco, Hantke was Senior Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions for Coopers and Lyb... 
Paul W. Hobby
Paul W. Hobby

Mr. Hobby was appointed as a director of NRG, effective March 8, 2006. Mr. Hobby is founding Chairman of Genesis Park LP, a Houston-based private equity business specializing in technology and communications investments. In that capacity, he served from 2004 - 2011 as the CEO of Alpheus Communications, L.P., a Texas wholesale telecommunications provider, and as Former Chairman of CapRock Services, Inc., the largest provider of satellite services to the global energy business. He serves on the... 
Edward R. Muller
Vice Chairman of the Board
Edward R. Muller
Vice Chairman of the Board


Mr. Muller has served as a director and Vice Chairman of the Board of NRG Energy since the completion of NRG’s combination with GenOn Energy in December 2012. Previously, Mr. Muller served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of GenOn. Prior to the merger between RRI Energy and Mirant Corp., Mr. Muller served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mirant (2005-2010). He is also the former President and Chief Executive Officer (1993-2000) of Edison Mission Energy,... 
Anne C. Schaumburg
Chair, Finance Committee
Anne C. Schaumburg
Chair, Finance Committee


Ms. Schaumburg was appointed a director of NRG, effective April 1, 2005. From 1984 until her retirement in 2002, she was at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Global Energy Group, where she last served as Managing Director. From 1979 to 1984, she was in the Utilities Group at Dean Witter Financial Services Group, where she last served as Managing Director. From 1971 to 1978, she was at The First Boston Corporation in the Public Utilities Group.... 
Evan J. Silverstein
Chair, Commercial Operations Oversight Committee
Evan J. Silverstein
Chair, Commercial Operations Oversight Committee


Mr. Silverstein has been a director of NRG Energy since the completion of NRG’s combination with GenOn Energy in December 2012. Mr. Silverstein served as General Partner and Portfolio Manager of SILCAP LLC, a market-neutral hedge fund that principally invests in utilities and energy companies, from January 1993 until his retirement in December 2005. Previously, he served as portfolio manager specializing in utilities and energy companies and as senior equity utility analyst. Mr. Silverstein has ... 
Thomas H. Weidemeyer
Thomas H. Weidemeyer

Mr. Weidemeyer has been a director of NRG Energy since December 2003, pursuant to the NRG Energy plan of reorganization. Until his retirement in December 2003, Mr. Weidemeyer served as Director, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., the world's largest transportation company and President of UPS Airlines. Mr. Weidemeyer became Manager of the Americas International Operation in 1989, and in that capacity directed the development of the UPS delivery netw... 
Walter R. Young
Chair, Compensation Committee
Walter R. Young
Chair, Compensation Committee


Mr. Young has been a director of NRG Energy since December 2003, pursuant to the NRG Energy plan of reorganization. Mr. Young was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Champion Enterprises, Inc., an assembler and manufacturer of manufactured homes, from May 1990 to June 2003. Mr. Young has held senior management positions with The Henley Group, The Budd Company and BFGoodrich....