Duquesne Light Company Engineer Selected for Leadership Cohort

November 17, 2021

An engineer from Duquesne Light Company (DLC) was selected in the inaugural cohort of The Advanced Leadership Institute's (TALI) Emerging Leaders Program.

Deo Alexander, who is a distribution supervisor at DLC, is a proven leader at the electric utility. He is chairman of DLC's employee resource group, BRIDGE, which focuses on professional and network opportunities for Black employees.

TALI, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit, aims to drive "more diverse, inclusive, and prosperous professional communities" around the region.

The organization seeks to provide a network that is "committed to driving meaningful representation of Black executives and professionals in corporate and community leadership roles," according to its website.

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About Duquesne Light Company

For more than 100 years, Duquesne Light Company has provided safe and reliable electric service to communities in southwestern Pennsylvania. Today, our core values of safety, integrity, dependability, equity and community enable us to serve more than 600,000 customers in two counties, including the city of Pittsburgh. We are committed to safely powering our customers’ lives while playing a leading role in our region’s clean energy transition. Our vision is to create a larger-than-light, clean energy future for all by delivering exceptional results today and boldly harnessing opportunities for tomorrow. In doing so, we can ensure a cleaner, healthier and more equitable community for generations to come.


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