HENRY B. BARRON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, CENG AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CE
Brew Barron is the president and chief executive officer of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC℠ (CENG℠). CENG owns and operates Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Lusby, Md., Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Scriba, N.Y., and R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Station near Rochester, N.Y. Barron is responsible for the financial performance of the joint venture through management of the sale of energy and capacity from the five nuclear units, including associated hedging activities.
Barron has nearly 40 years of experience in the energy industry. He joined Constellation from Duke Energy where he held the position of group executive and chief nuclear officer. He joined Duke Power in 1972 as an engineer at the Oconee Nuclear Station near Seneca, S.C., and subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility at all three Duke Energy Nuclear Power Stations.
From 1994 through 1996, he served as vice president and general manager of nuclear operations at the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Engineering as part of the Duke Engineering & Services, LLC, subsidiary. He is past chairman of the board of governors for Duke, Cogema, Stone & Webster, LLC, a joint venture formed to design, construct and operate a mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility for the Department of Energy. Barron has been a registered professional engineer in North Carolina, South Carolina and Idaho. He has held a Nuclear Regulatory Commission-issued reactor operator license for Oconee Nuclear Station and a senior reactor operator license for McGuire Nuclear Station, both owned and operated by Duke Power. He is past chairman of the Executive Committee of the Westinghouse Owners Group. He is a member of the American Nuclear Society where he served as chairman of the reactor operations division and chairman of the Piedmont-Carolinas Section. Barron is also a member of the accreditation board of the National Academy for Nuclear Training and the Department of Energy Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee.
Barron earned a bachelor of science in nuclear engineering from the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Jacqueline, have two daughters and five grandchildren. They reside in Baltimore.
MARIA G. KORSNICK, CHIEF NUCLEAR OFFICER AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, CENG
Maria G. Korsnick is the chief nuclear officer and chief operating officer of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC℠ (CENG℠), responsible for the safe, efficient and reliable operation of the fleet’s five nuclear reactors at three plants in Maryland and New York. She develops and implements policy and strategic direction and serves as a key representative to external stakeholders.
Korsnick has 25 years of experience in the nuclear industry. She has held positions of increasing responsibility at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant and at CENG’s headquarters in Baltimore. While at Calvert Cliffs, she was an integral member of the leadership team that brought the site national recognition for achieving world records in outage duration and quality. As the vice president of Transition and Integration, Korsnick led the team responsible for the acquisition of R.E. Ginna. Following the transition, she spent three years as site vice president of R.E. Ginna, driving significant plant improvement in operational focus and human performance. At the corporate headquarters, her responsibilities included managing and supporting the five operating reactors as the vice president, Corporate Site Operations.
Korsnick earned her bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Maryland and she has held a senior reactor operator license at Calvert Cliffs. She is an active leader in the nuclear community as the chair of the Electric Power Research Institute Nuclear Power Council, a member of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) Future of Learning Team and a member of Women in Nuclear. She has also been a council member of INPO’s Training Academy Council.
Korsnick and her husband, Michael, reside in Maryland with their two children.
BERNARD MINVIELLE, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, SR. VICE PRESIDENT
Bernard Minvielle is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Vice President for Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC℠ (CENG℠). In his current role, he is responsible for the efficient and effective financial performance of CENG objectives while directing the overall financial planning and accounting practices. Bernard oversees accounting, budget activities, including preparation of current financial reports, summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook, as well as tax-related activities of the organization and subsidiaries. In addition, he oversees all of CENG’s risk management functions and the financial and accounting system controls and standards to ensure timely financial and statistical reports for management and/or Board use.
Bernard joined CENG in 2011 and has 32 years of financial experience. Most recently, he was the CFO contributing to the performance of EDF subsidiaries and to the success of projects in China, Vietnam, Laos, India and Japan. He was located in EDF’s Asia Pacific branch in Beijing. While in China, he was involved in a nuclear plant joint venture of a facility with two European Pressurized Reactors (EPRTM). Bernard has a wealth of global financial experience having worked at EDF, Air Liquide Group, and Price Waterhouse Coopers. He has also held financial roles in Australia, Europe and Brazil.
Bernard is a Chartered accountant (France) and graduated from ESSEC, a French business school.
Bernard, and his wife Catherine, live in Maryland. Their three grown up children live and work in Spain, Canada and France.
SUE COLLINS, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES, CENG
Sue Collins is the senior vice president, Human Resources (HR) of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC℠ (CENG℠). She is responsible for developing policies, programs and strategies that attract, develop, motivate, deploy and retain world-class employees to help achieve company goals.
Collins has more than 14 years of experience in human resources. Most recently, she was vice president, Human Resources—Nuclear, Baltimore Gas Electric and Power Generation; Labor Relations. Prior to that assignment, she was director, Human Resources at Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Oswego, N.Y.
Prior to joining the company in 2003, she served as senior Human Resources manager at United Technologies—Carrier Corporation where she led the human resources function for the compressor division. Collins was responsible for three wholly-owned plants, as well as two joint ventures in Arkansas and Scotland.
Collins has a strong background in labor relations having worked with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Sheet Metal Workers International Association and International Association of Machinists with two Fortune 50 companies. She also served as the HR analyst for due diligence acquisition target teams and led the integration of an acquisition in Georgia. Collins has previously taught at the college level as an adjunct instructor in the areas of organizational behavior and human resources.
A native of New York, Collins earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a minor in mathematics from LeMoyne College in 1988. She graduated from Syracuse University with a master’s degree in business administration, concentration in human resources.
GENE VAN SLYKE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SUPPORT SERVICES, CENG
Gene Van Slyke is the senior vice president, Support Services, of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC℠ (CENG℠). In his current role, Van Slyke is responsible for overseeing the overall provision of administrative and support services in a shared services environment, including Supply Chain, Corporate Services and Information Technology. He also develops strategies to improve supply chain policy across the fleet and works closely with CENG’s parent companies to develop beneficial procurement opportunities. Van Slyke also serves as vice president, Transition, and is responsible for coordinating transition activities, including shared services, policies and procedures, business processes, engineering, change management, IT and synergies/opportunities.
Prior to this role, Van Slyke was vice president, Business Operations, responsible for directing all finance activities within the nuclear group, including budgeting, reporting, capital appropriations, forecasting and oversight of financial controls. He joined Constellation Energy in 2003 as vice president, Business Process, and was later promoted to Chief Financial Officer, working with the Chief Nuclear Officer.
Van Slyke has more than 30 years of progressive leadership experience in the telecom and software industries, including international experience. Activities under his leadership include restructuring workforces and company strategies, raising capital funding, generating $30M in additional revenue and cost savings after implementing controls and audits, and leading the planning and analysis team during merger.
Van Slyke earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from Towson University.
STEVE MILLER, SR., VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL AND SECRETARY, CENG
Steve Miller is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC (CENG). In his current role, Steve is responsible for the overall management of legal issues and services related to CENG. Additionally, Steve serves as Secretary to CENG and oversees Internal Audit, Compliance, and Government/Regulatory Affairs for CENG.
Steve joined Constellation Energy in December 2002, as Managing Attorney for Constellation Generation Group, overseeing the legal services provided to all of Constellation Energy’s generation subsidiaries. Prior to joining Constellation Energy, Steve was a member of the energy practice groups at the law firms of Miller Balis & O’Neil, and Dickstein Shapiro, both in Washington, D.C. In these positions, he focused on power generation and transmission project development and construction, transactional, regulatory, energy policy, and litigation matters. Before entering civilian practice, he served eight years on active duty in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. In this role, he served as a civil litigation attorney/department head in the Office of the Judge Advocate General’s civil litigation division, law instructor/department head at the Naval Justice School, Staff Judge Advocate (general counsel) of a nuclear submarine base, and criminal prosecution and defense counsel.
Steve earned his bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University and his Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law.