President/CEO | President/CEO | Livia Whisenhunt
Livia Whisenhunt, President, CEO and founder of PS Energy Group
Ms. Whisenhunt, President, CEO and founder of PS Energy Group, has more than 25 years of experience in purchasing and marketing fuels for transportation and production.
has been instrumental in spearheading and executing most of PS Energy's major milestones and is responsible for setting the company's strategic direction and leading its growth. .
Ms. Whisenhunt served as the Region IV Chairperson of the Federal Regulatory Fairness Board (REGFAIR), established by Congress and the President under the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996, to represent small businesses and comment on the enforcement activities of federal regulatory agencies.
was appointed by Georgia's
Under Ms. Whisenhunt's leadership, PS Energy Group, with annual revenues in excess of $175 million in 2011, won the Administrator's Award for Excellence from the U.S. Small Business Administration for five consecutive years and received the Hammer Award from Vice President Al Gore's National Performance Review Board.
hard work and determination have earned her
tremendous respect and recognition.
has won numerous awards, including being named one of the nation's "Top 40 Under 40" by Entrepreneur magazine
, the "Small Business Person of the Year" by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
, and "Southeast Wholesale Entrepreneur of the Year" by Ernst & Young
In addition, she was the recipient of the Entrepreneur "Blueprint Award" by Atlanta's Women Looking Ahead magazine and the "Innovator of the Year" Catalyst Award by Business to Business magazine, and was named the 2010 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Recognized as a 2011 Distinguished Honoree by the Anna Maria Arias Foundation
, honoring Latinas in the business sector.
Ms. Whisenhunt has served on numerous boards and committees, including the Board of Directors of Zoo Atlanta and Camp Twin Lakes, and the Board of Councilors for the Carter Center.