Cheryl Grisé was executive vice president of Northeast Utilities, a public utility holding company, from December 2005 until her retirement in July 2007. First joining Northeast Utilities in 1980, she served in various senior management positions, including president of the company’s utility group and chief executive officer of all Northeast Utilities operating subsidiaries. Ms. Grisé started her career as an attorney for the Hartford Insurance Group in 1979.
Ms. Grisé is a board member of MetLife, Inc., a major multiline insurance carrier, and PulteGroup, Inc., a large commercial home builder. She is a board member of Kingswood-Oxford School and a trustee emeritus of the University of Connecticut Foundation. She served on the board of Dana Holding Corporation from 2002 to 2008.
Ms. Grisé has a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of North Carolina and a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She completed the Executive Management Program at Yale University School of Organization and Management.