Kris Taylor

Kris Taylor

Kris Taylor serves as the Vice President of Community Relations for Ecolab, with responsibility for the development and execution of the company’s community-based programs. Under her direction, Ecolab has been recognized for its commitment to the community in The Civic 50, led by the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light. Taylor was named United Hospital Foundation Trustee of the Year in 2013, as well as receiving a Women in Business Award by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal in 2012 and a HERBIE Award by the St. Paul Area of Commerce in 2011. Taylor joined the District Energy board in 2014 as a City of Saint Paul appointee, adding to her current service on the Conference Board, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, the United Hospital Foundation, and St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. She graduated from Southwest State University with a B.S. in Business Administration.

Leadership

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

President and CEO
Andrew Kasid

Andrew Kasid

Executive Vice President, CFO
Cathy Hart

Cathy Hart

Chief Administrative Officer
Michael Ahern

Michael Ahern

Senior Vice President – Project Development
Michael Burns

Mike Burns

Senior Vice President – Operations
Michael Auger

Michael Auger

Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Nina Axelson

Nina Axelson

Vice President – Public Relations
Pam Sarne

Pam Sarne

Vice President – Accounting

Board of Directors

Mark Rancone

Mark Rancone

Chairperson
Heidi Conrad

Heidi Conrad

Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Pat Hamilton

Patrick Hamilton

Ken Peterson

Ken Peterson

Kris Taylor

Kris Taylor

Pat Wolf

Pat Wolf

David Ybarra

David Ybarra

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Ex Officio

Former Mayor, George Latimer

George Latimer

Director Emeritus
Susan Sands

Susan Sands

Director Emerita
Barbara Lukermann

Barbara Lukermann

Director Emerita
Bernard St. Peter

Bernard St. Peter

Director Emeritus
Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe

Director Emeritus