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SPSU alum rings NYSE bell

Sitherwood-LaClede Group

SPSU alumna and former member of the SPSU Foundation Board of Trustees Suzanne Sitherwood rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 30 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of her appointment as president of The Laclede Group, a public utility holding company based in St. Louis.

Sitherwood (industrial engineering technology, ’83) became president of The Laclede Group, Inc. on Sept. 1, 2011, and was appointed CEO on Feb. 1, 2012. Its subsidiary, Laclede Gas Company, serves approximately 625,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in St. Louis and parts of 10 counties in eastern Missouri. She is the former president of Atlanta Gas Light Co. and in 2010 became the first woman to chair the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.