Amy Spiller is president of Duke Energy’s utility operations in Ohio and Kentucky, which serve approximately 900,000 electric customers and 557,000 natural gas customers. She is accountable for advancing the company’s rate and regulatory initiatives and managing the government relations, community affairs and stakeholder engagement functions throughout the region.
Prior to assuming her current role in June 2018, Amy was vice president of government and community affairs for Duke Energy Ohio. In this role, she was responsible for state government and regulatory policies, strategies and relationships impacting Duke Energy Ohio’s interests and those of its electric and natural gas customers. Amy also led the company’s local community relations efforts with key stakeholders in southwest Ohio.
Amy previously spent 10 years as deputy general counsel, where she helped shape and guide Duke Energy’s regulatory strategic planning in Ohio and Kentucky. She was also responsible for advancing the company’s rate and regulatory initiatives before the Kentucky Public Service Commission and Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Amy joined Cinergy, a predecessor to Duke Energy, in 2003 as an associate general counsel focused on litigation.
From 1993 to 2003, she rose from associate to partner at an insurance defense law firm in Cincinnati. Amy previously worked for a legal publishing company in northeast Ohio. She is a member of the Ohio and Kentucky bar associations and admitted to a variety of federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court.
Amy serves on the boards of directors of 1NKY Alliance, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Mt. Auburn Community Development Corp. and Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority. In addition to serving on the boards of directors, Amy is also on the executive committees of the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp., Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and REDI Cincinnati, the region’s economic development initiative. She is a member of the Cincinnati Business Committee, the Cincinnati Futures Commission and the Ohio Business Roundtable. Amy is a past board member of Accountability and Credibility Together, Cintrifuse, the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, and Red Bike, and she was a member of the steering committee for the Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program. She is a graduate of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s WE Lead program and, in 2015, was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Duke Energy’s Business Women’s Network employee resource group in Cincinnati. Amy was one of eight women honored with the YWCA Greater Cincinnati’s 2021 Career Women of Achievement award.
A native of northern Michigan, Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and management from Albion College in Michigan and a law degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. She and her husband, Keith, have lived in Cincinnati for 30 years.
Last updated Dec. 1, 2023