Lynn J. Good, the Chairman, President, and CEO of Duke Energy, stands as a formidable figure in the American electric power landscape. With an illustrious career spanning executive leadership, safety, corporate governance, financial management, and accounting, Good brings a wealth of expertise to the board, making her a pivotal force in the energy industry.

Her tenure at the helm of Duke Energy, one of the nation's largest grid and generation operators, underscores her ability to navigate the complexities of a highly regulated, capital-intensive industry. Good's strategic acumen extends to advising on matters ranging from finance and sustainability to governance and crisis management, leveraging her extensive operational expertise.

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Notably, she has spearheaded Duke Energy's integration of climate strategy into its business model. Through investments in carbon-free technology, modernization of gas and electric infrastructure, and expansion of efficiency and demand management systems, she has positioned the company at the forefront of sustainable energy practices.

Under her leadership, Duke Energy has made substantial strides in renewable energy, particularly in solar power. The company's commitment to reducing carbon dioxide emissions is evident, with a remarkable 31% reduction since 2005. With an ambitious vision, Good aims to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, aligning Duke Energy with the global push for environmental responsibility.

Good's financial prowess is equally noteworthy, stemming from her prior role as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Duke Energy. Drawing from her nearly 30 years as a Certified Public Accountant and experience at Arthur Andersen LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP, she brings extensive capital markets proficiency and merger and restructuring expertise to the table.

Her trailblazing career includes breaking barriers in the auditing field, notably participating in the audit of Andersen's prestigious account, Cincinnati Gas & Electric, during her time at Arthur Andersen & Co. This achievement marked a significant step forward for women in major auditing roles, eventually propelling her to become one of Andersen's few female partners in 1992.

Beyond her role at Duke Energy, Good serves as the chair of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, emphasizing her commitment to safety and reliability in nuclear plant operations. Her influence extends to the corporate realm, as she is a member of the Boeing board of directors, contributing to its audit and finance committees.

A graduate of Miami University with Bachelor of Science degrees in systems analysis and accounting, Good's commitment to excellence is evident in her leadership roles. As Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee, she plays a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of Duke Energy.

In her capacity as a member of the Edison Electric Institute's board and the Business Roundtable's executive committee, Good continues to be a driving force, propelling Duke Energy towards a sustainable and innovative future.