Elizabeth Killinger

President, NRG Retail and Reliant

Elizabeth has 25 years of domestic and international experience in the energy and services industries, including 15 years with Reliant. She is now responsible for directing all aspects of NRG Retail, the leading multi-brand retail business in Texas and the third largest residential retailer in the Northeast, providing innovative energy solutions and products to about three million homes and businesses. 

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Elizabeth spent the early days of her career in the oilfield services and software development industries. She started her NRG career at Reliant in 2002 after working for two years as a consultant, helping prepare the company's wholesale and retail businesses for electricity deregulation in Texas. Since then, she has taken on increasing responsibilities year after year, including the launch of several successful start-ups within the company.

Deeply committed to making a difference for future generations, Elizabeth serves many impactful organizations. She is on the Energy Advisory Board and the Bauer Business College Board at the University of Houston, and on the boards of directors for the Center for Hearing and Speech, the North Texas Commission and the Greater Houston Partnership. In addition, she serves as School Board Vice Chairman for Epiphany Lutheran School and mentors college students for the Newspring Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Business Nurturing. Elizabeth is also on the Board of Directors for the March of Dimes and served as Chair for the nation's largest 2014 March for Babies Campaign.

Elizabeth attended Houston Baptist University and earned her Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston. She is also a homemaker, passionate about her role as wife and mother and enjoys spending time with her family.