Chad Teply

Senior Vice President, Project Execution

Professional Experience

Chad Teply became senior vice president of Project Execution for Williams in May 2020. He is responsible for successfully delivering projects across the company’s footprint through project management, construction, environmental, regulatory and permitting, facilities and land management functions.

Immediately prior to this position, Teply served as senior vice president, Business Policy and Development for PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy company. During his tenure, he was responsible for PacifiCorp’s major construction activities for both generation and transmission. He also supported the company’s integrated resource planning, state and federal regulatory agency interactions, emerging technology deployment initiatives, and community outreach activities. Previously, he was vice president, Resource Development and Construction at PacifiCorp.

Before joining PacifiCorp, Teply served as director of Engineering for Northern Natural Gas and also held engineering and project management roles at other energy industry companies based in Iowa and Illinois. Early in his career, Teply was a project engineer assigned to construction of Williams’ Pine Needle LNG facility.


Teply earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from South Dakota State University.

Industry/Community Leadership

Teply is a past chapter president of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.