Chad Teply became Senior Vice President of Williams’ Transmission and Gulf of Mexico Operating Area in July 2023. Williams’ Transmission and Gulf of Mexico Operation Area includes Williams’ Eastern Interstates, MountainWest, Northwest Pipeline, and its Gulf West and Gulf East franchises.
Teply joined Williams in 2020 serving as Senior Vice President of Project Execution with responsibility for successfully delivering projects across the company’s footprint through project development and execution, environmental permitting, regulatory engagement, and land management functions. Under Chad’s leadership, Williams has successfully placed key projects in-service earlier than anticipated, including the second phase of the Leidy South expansion in 2021, and a projected early in-service for a portion of the Regional Energy Access project later in 2023.
Teply previously 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. Prior to that role, he served as Vice President, Resource Development and Construction at PacifiCorp.
Before joining PacifiCorp, Teply was Director of Engineering and Construction for Northern Natural Gas and also held engineering and project management roles at other energy industry companies based in Iowa and Illinois.
Teply earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from South Dakota State University.
Teply is a board member for Green Country Habitat for Humanity in Tulsa and is also a member of the Energy Resource Council for the University of Wyoming, School of Energy Resources.