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Regulation Focus

Catherine Heigel, Raiford Smith and Dick Stevie Catherine Heigel
Associate General Counsel,
Duke Energy Carolinas
Charlotte, N.C.

Raiford Smith
Marketing Operations,
Marketing and Energy Efficiency
Charlotte, N.C.

Dick Stevie
Managing Director,
Customer Market Analytics
Corporate Strategy and Planning
Cincinnati, Ohio

Redefining our regulatory boundaries
Catherine Heigel advises and represents Duke Energy Carolinas and the company’s other utilities on regulatory matters. She is involved in a wide variety of issues that are core to the company’s future success, including rates, energy efficiency, new nuclear generation and renewable energy. Catherine has been with Duke Energy for eight years.

Raiford Smith leads a team that develops and implements new marketing projects (such as save-a-watt) and assists in developing marketing strategies and policies. His team works on solutions that have the potential to transform the industry, create new revenue streams and add customer value. Raiford has been with Duke Energy for seven years.

Dick Stevie manages a technical team that provides analytical support to organizations across the company. This includes market research, sales forecasts, energy efficiency and demand-response program analysis, load research and marketing support. Dick has been with the company for almost 27 years.