CLEVELAND, Dec. 13, 2022 – Dominion Energy announced that Dan Weekley would lead its Ohio operations as President and General Manager of Ohio Distribution. Jim Eck, President and General Manager will retire on Jan. 1, 2023, after a 25-year career at the company. Weekley assumed operational responsibility for Dominion Energy Ohio on Dec. 1, 2022.
Weekley joined Consolidated Natural Gas in 1989, which merged with Dominion Energy in 2000. He has held several roles across the company's natural gas businesses, including in external affairs for Hope Gas (formerly Dominion Energy West Virginia) and Dominion Energy Transmission in New York. Weekley served as Vice President and General Manager-Southern Pipeline Operations (Carolina Gas Transmission) from 2017 to 2019. He most recently served as Vice President-Innovation Policy and Development and led the company's business areas in developing and implementing innovative energy policies.
Weekley serves on the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) board, the region's leading economic development organization. He has also served on numerous boards in Virginia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and South Carolina.
He earned a bachelor's degree in business and finance from Marshall University and an executive master's degree in business administration from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
“Jim Eck has expertly led Dominion Energy Ohio for the past five years. No matter the challenge we’ll always remember Jim for his leadership, industry knowledge and energy. He’s earned the respect of his colleagues throughout his career, and we wish him well in his retirement. Jim turns over a well-managed organization to an equally talented Dan Weekley, whom we know will continue to lead our utility operations in Ohio, providing safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable energy for our 1.2 million customers,” said Diane Leopold, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Eck came to Consolidated Natural Gas (CNG) in 1998 as a corporate contracts manager. He was promoted to vice president in 2007 over Human Resources. Eck also led the company’s generation of business development efforts and its merchant asset operations. He has been in charge of operations for Dominion Energy Ohio since 2017.
About Dominion Energy
About 7 million customers in 15 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to safely providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy and to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050. Please visit DominionEnergy.com to learn more.