Denita Willoughby is vice president, supply management and support services for Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), a Sempra Energy regulated California utility.
Willoughby previously served as regional vice president, external affairs for SoCalGas, where she led the company’s community relations, public affairs and media and employee communications efforts.
Before joining SoCalGas, Willoughby held several leadership positions at AT&T, including vice president of external affairs, where she led the company’s government and community affairs activities in the greater Los Angeles area; vice president of television programming for the U-Verse division; and regional sales vice president for SBC Communications.
She serves as chair of the board of directors for UNITE-LA and is on the boards of the Center for Global Supply Chain Management at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and Vision to Learn. Willoughby has a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she also received the Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017.