Chesapeake Utilities announces promotion

March 16, 2017 By    


Chesapeake Utilities Corp.’s board of directors promoted James F. Moriarty from vice president to senior vice president of the company and its subsidiaries, including Sharp Energy, one of the largest propane companies in the Mid-Atlantic.

Moriarty, who also serves as Chesapeake Utilities’ general counsel and corporate secretary, joined the company in 2015. He oversees the company’s legal affairs and leads its security council and risk management committees, according to Chesapeake Utilities.

“Moriarty is a trusted leader who has earned the respect and confidence of our team, our business partners and stakeholders throughout our service territories,” says Michael McMasters, president and CEO at Chesapeake Utilities. “His energy experience, legal expertise and professional relationships, coupled with his business judgment and strategic thinking, will continue to contribute to the work underway to position our company for future opportunities and growth.”

Moriarty has more than 25 years of experience representing companies on diverse energy projects. Previously, he served as a partner at Locke Lord LLP and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, both international law firms with offices in Washington, D.C.

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Megan Smalley was an associate editor at LP Gas magazine.

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