Vice President, Business Support, Nicor Gas
Pat Whiteside was named vice president, Business Support for Nicor Gas in February 2013. He is responsible for all top-line growth initiatives, workforce development projects and other company strategic plans. Nicor Gas serves 2.2 million customers and is a subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS), the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States based on customer count.
Previously, Whiteside served as vice president, Business Systems for AGL Resources where he was responsible for the development of integrated business systems for the AGL Resources enterprise.
Prior to that, Whiteside served as assistant vice president, Field Operations at Nicor Gas. In his 20 years at the company, he held varied roles of increasing responsibility in operations, business systems and scheduling.
Whiteside currently serves as the lead executive of the Illinois Energy Workforce Consortium, and on the community board of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage. He is a past board member of the Immaculate Conception Grade School, where he was the technology chair and is a frequent volunteer.
He earned his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and his master's of business administration from the University of Illinois.
Whiteside lives with his wife and four children in Elmhurst, Ill.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves approximately 630,000 retail energy customers and approximately 1.2 million customer service contracts through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Pivotal Home Solutions, respectively, which markets natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.