News Release
Aug. 19, 2002

ANGI CLINTON RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNOLOGY

-- Angi Clinton, vice president of Duke Power information systems, has been awarded with the National Women of Color Technology's Presidential Award for her achievements in managing and enhancing corporate technology.

 

The national award recognizes a minority female who has been an innovator and advocate in pushing change in organizational approaches and technological solutions that benefit society and the corporate bottom line. The award is given by Career Communications Group, which publishes Black Engineer and Technology Magazine and Hispanic Engineer and Technology Magazine.

 

“It's always great to see people get what they deserve and this recognition of Angi's outstanding contributions to the community and to Duke Power is one of those instances,” said Bill Coley, Duke Power president. “Angi is an inspiration to all who know her. She serves employees, possesses professional courage, takes appropriate risks, inspires top performance, balances budgets, embodies ethics, communicates a compelling vision and delivers results.”

 

Clinton is one of 30 recipients of Women of Color Technology awards in various categories that recognize outstanding innovation by minority females in technology, science, engineering and business careers. Other winners include outstanding performers in corporations such as IBM, Corning, Inc., Lockheed-Martin Aeronautics Co., DaimlerChrysler, Verizon Communications and General Motors Corp. Clinton will accept the award in September, during the National Women of Color Technology conference in Atlanta.

 

As Duke Power information systems vice president, Clinton assures alignment and integration of the information technology function. Previously, Clinton served as vice president of customer contact services. She began her career with Duke Power in 1977 in the engineering, construction and operations department.

 

A graduate of Limestone College in South Carolina, Clinton holds a bachelor of science degree in business management, and earned an executive master of business administration from Queens College in Charlotte. She sits on the boards of Queens College’s Board of Visitors, the Afro American Cultural Center and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Education Foundation.  She is also a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy and the National Association for Female Executives, and serves as an advisor for Duke Energy’s Minority Professional Association. She is a former board member of the Urban League.

 

A native of Lancaster, S.C., Clinton and her husband, Ellison, reside in Charlotte.

 

Duke Power, a business unit of Duke Energy, is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities and provides safe, reliable, competitively priced electricity to approximately two million customers in North Carolina and South Carolina. Duke Power operates three nuclear generating stations, eight coal-fired stations, 31 hydroelectric stations and numerous combustion turbine units. Total system generating capability is approximately 19,300 megawatts. More information about Duke Power is available on the Internet at: www.dukepower.com

 

Duke Energy is a diversified multinational energy company with an integrated network of energy assets and expertise. The company manages a dynamic portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery and trading businesses – meeting the energy needs of customers throughout North America and in key markets around the world. Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is a Fortune 100 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available on the Internet at: www.duke-energy.com.

 

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