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Cynthia S. (Cindy) Lee

Vice President,
Chief Accounting Officer
and Controller

Cindy Lee, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller

Cynthia S. (Cindy) Lee

Cindy Lee serves as vice president, chief accounting officer and controller for Duke Energy. She is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting and internal controls for the corporation. 

Before assuming her current position in May 2021, Lee served as Duke Energy’s director of investor relations, where she had responsibility for fostering relationships with industry analysts and investors, managing the quarterly earnings calls, monitoring trends in investor markets and developing investor communication materials. She also participated on the team to deliver Duke Energy’s inaugural ESG Investor Day in October 2020. 

Lee has over 19 years of experience in the energy industry. She joined the company in 2002 as a senior financial analyst in St. Petersburg, Fla. Prior to joining investor relations, Lee held various leadership roles in asset accounting, financial reporting, and regulated and general accounting, including rate case support. 

A native of Maryland, Lee earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., and her MBA from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. 

She is a certified public accountant licensed in North Carolina. She is an alumna of Leadership Charlotte Class 41 and currently serves on Duke Energy’s Diversity and Inclusion Council. 

Lee and her husband, Randy, have a daughter and live in Charlotte.

June 11, 2021

Duke Energy

Duke Energy, one of the largest energy holding companies in the United States, supplies and delivers electric services to approximately 8.2 million customers in the Southeast and Midwest. The company also distributes natural gas services to approximately 1.6 million customers in the Carolinas, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Its commercial business operates a growing renewable energy portfolio across the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 150 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.