Steve Wilhite

Steve Wilhite

Steve Wilhite is the Senior Vice President of Energy & Sustainability Services for Schneider Electric. Steve joined Schneider Electric in 2011 through its acquisition of Summit Energy where he had been CEO and President since 2001. Since that time, his team has grown to become the largest buyer of energy in the world and currently manages more than $30 billion in energy spend for 4,500+ Schneider Electric clients around the world, in addition to providing sustainability-related services to the same client base.

Prior to joining Summit, Steve provided consulting services to several Fortune 500 companies that compete in the deregulated retail energy industry. He also held a variety of leadership positions at FPL Energy Services, Duke-Louis Dreyfus and International Paper. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Wheaton College and a master’s degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He enjoys spending time with family, golf and other outdoor activities, and generally quotes lines from the same six movies.

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