Dee Lowery, FirstEnergy

TITLE: Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Community Involvement and President, FirstEnergy Foundation

FOCUS AREAS: STEM education, literacy, workforce development, economic development, community vitality

CONTACT: (330) 384-5022

PROFILE: Dee Lowery is president of the FirstEnergy Foundation, as well as vice president of Corporate Affairs & Community Involvement on the corporate side. Both titles matter, because grants from this company flow through both arms, dependent upon the focus area and the dollar amount.

Lowery's official bio reads:

Dee Lowery is vice-president of Corporate Affairs and Community Involvement for FirstEnergy and is President of the FirstEnergy Foundation. A Pittsburgh native, began her career in 1982 as a residential energy consultant in Lewistown, PA. From there she moved to Altoona, PA where she held a series of management positions over a 10–year span. She worked for several years in various other management positions, including district customer services manager, marketing & sales manager and corporate manager of compliance for FirstEnergy. Dee managed relationships with the Public Utility Commissions in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She most recently served in the role of External Affairs Director for Penelec in Erie, PA promoting the strategy of Penelec and FirstEnergy. Dee is a Board member of the Akron General Hospital Foundation and a Board Member of the American Heart Association, Akron Metro Chapter.