Frank Burkhartsmeyer

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Frank Burkhartsmeyer

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Northwest Natural Holdings | Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Frank is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northwest Natural Holdings in Portland.  Frank has responsibility for the finance, business development and information technology areas of the company.  Prior to joining NW Natural in 2017, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Avangrid Renewables which is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy in the United States. He had been with Renewables since October 2005, previously serving as Senior Vice President of Finance, and Vice President of Strategy Planning and Market Fundamentals.

Frank also previously served as Managing Director of Strategic Planning at ScottishPower, with strategic oversight responsibility for the company’s two United States businesses-PacifiCorp and PPM Energy. He held a variety of roles at PacifiCorp, an electric power company operating in Oregon, Washington, California, Wyoming and Utah, prior to its acquisition by ScottishPower. Prior to that, he spent seven years in the commercial banking industry in San Francisco and Portland.

Mr. Burkhartsmeyer currently serves on the board of The Portland Business Alliance and is a Trustee of the Nature Conservancy of Oregon.  Mr. Burkhartsmeyer previously served as a director of American Wind Energy Association, and Avangrid Renewables.


He resides in Portland with his wife, and fellow Montanan, Kathy.  Their son and daughter were born and raised in Portland.  Frank holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from the University of Montana and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Oregon.


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