Amy B Spiller, State President Ohio & Kentucky, Duke Energy
Responding to an Ever-changing Utility Industry
Amy Spiller is president of Duke Energy's utility operations in Ohio and Kentucky, which serves approximately 860,000 electric customers and 538,000 natural gas customers. She is accountable for advancing the company's rate and regulatory initiatives, and managing the government relations, economic development and community affairs 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 Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky bar associations. 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 the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Cintrifuse, Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau, Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance and REDI Cincinnati, the region’s economic development initiative. She is also a member of the Cincinnati Business Committee, board member of Red Bike, Cincinnati’s nonprofit bike-share system, and the board of managers of the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. Amy is a past board member of Accountability and Credibility Together and the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, and 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.
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 25 years.