James P. Torgerson is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 13 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman for Connecticut Energy Corp., Chairman at Connecticut Natural Gas Corp., Chairman of Berkshire Energy Resources and Chairman of The Southern Connecticut Gas Co. He is also Chairman for Regional Economic Xcelleration and Member of The Business Council of Fairfield County and on the board of 9 other companies.
Mr. Torgerson previously held the position of Director at American Gas Association, Chairman for Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Chairman of Connecticut Institute For The 21st Century, Member of Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for The United Illuminating Co., Chairman of CTG Resources, Inc., President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at UIL Holdings Corp., Chief Executive Officer & Director at Avangrid, Inc., Chief Financial Officer of Washington Energy Co., Chief Financial Officer of Puget Sound Energy, Inc., Vice President-Development at Diamond Shamrock Corp. and President & Chief Executive Officer of Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.
Mr. Torgerson received an undergraduate degree from Cleveland State University.