Mari McClure is President and CEO of Green Mountain Power (GMP), an industry-leading clean energy company based in Colchester, Vermont that leverages innovation programs to keep customers and communities connected while reducing costs and carbon for Vermonters.
In 2023 Mari launched the first-in-the-nation Zero Outages Initiative, so that by 2030, customers stay powered up – no matter where they live, or how severe the weather.
Mari also served as Chair of Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s Pandemic Employer and Technical Support Team and was named one of Business Insider’s Top 100 People Transforming Business in 2021 in the sustainability category. McClure has been recognized for her innovative leadership as a Top 100 Women Impact Leader for 2021 by Real Leaders Magazine, and top 20 C-Suite Sustainability Champion by GreenBiz in 2020. GMP was honored by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) as a nationwide leader in energy transformation in 2021. In 2021, she was also featured in Time Magazine’s article highlighting GMP’s groundbreaking work to transform the electric grid. GMP’s power supply is 100% carbon free, and the company under Mari’s leadership is moving quickly to meet its own commitment to provide Vermonters with 100% renewable power by 2030.
Mari stepped into her current role at the start of 2020 after ten years with GMP leading transformational work across the company by building strong teams, balancing skills, and motivating employees to serve customers. Before GMP, Mari worked as a corporate lawyer in Burlington, Vermont. Mari earned her law degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law in 2006. She was also a member of the University’s women’s basketball team from 1997-2001.