Vice President, Corporate Risk and Chief Risk Officer
John W. Judge is vice president,
Coporate Risk and chief risk officer. He
oversees FirstEnergy’s Credit, Enterprise Risk Management, Insurance, and Risk
John began his career with
FirstEnergy in 1998 as a senior staff analyst. He was promoted to manager,
Generation Strategy, then was named manager, Cross Business Initiatives. In
2001 he was promoted to director of Information Technology Strategy. In 2002
John was named director, Gas Product Line, for the company’s natural gas
business. In 2004 he was named director, Commodity Supply Planning, for
FirstEnergy Solutions, the company’s competitive subsidiary. In 2007 he was
named director, Integrated Business Planning, and in 2009 was named director,
Supply Chain. He was promoted to vice president, Supply Chain in February 2011
and moved to his current position in August, 2012.
Prior to joining FirstEnergy, he
was employed by Bell Atlantic Corporation in a variety of business analyst
John graduated from the University
of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in economics and international
studies. He earned a master’s degree in
business administration from Georgetown University.
John is a member of the graduate
faculty at the University of Akron where he teaches in the Finance
Department. He serves on the boards of
the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coaliton, Habitat for Humanity of Summit County,
and the Barberton Community Development Corporation. He is a graduate of Leadership Akron Class
John, his wife Jill, and their
three children live in Akron, Ohio.
Robert D. Bob Stibolt has 28 years of experience in the energy industry covering topics ranging from economic evaluation and risk analysis for upstream oil & gas exploration and development opportunities to merchant power and LNG project development, long-dated structured energy transactions, energy trading, and risk management.
Mr. Stibolt leads the SDG-Galway Energy Strategy Practice, an alliance between Strategic Decisions Group and Houston-based Galway Group that serves clients in upstream and midstream oil & gas, LNG, and energy marketing & trading. A former partner in SDG Oil & Gas Practice, Mr. Stibolt is currently a managing director at Galway. He is also Global Finance Advisor to the New Zealand-based Tukia Group and serves on the board of directors of the Denkmann Companies.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Stibolt was senior managing director and chief risk officer of Bear Energy LP and, following the merger of the Bear Stearns Companies, Inc., into JP Morgan Chase, managing director in the JP Morgan Global Commodities Market Risk organization.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Stibolt was senior vice president of strategy, portfolio & risk management for Suez Energy North America, Inc., vice president of risk strategy for Sonat Energy Services, manager of decision analysis for Atlantic Richfield Company, and a project manager with Natomas Company.
Mr. Stibolt has been invited to testify on various energy issues by both the U.S. Congress and the FERC. He was among the founders of the Committee of Chief Risk Officers (CCRO) as SUEZ Energy's representative, and has published several articles on the topics of real options and risk management. His most recent publication, A Practitioner's Perspective on Modeling Prices and Trade in a Globalizing Natural Gas Market, appeared in a special issue of The Energy Journal in 2009.
Mr. Stibolt holds a BSE degree from Princeton University in aerospace & mechanical sciences/ engineering-physics and an MS degree from Stanford University in management science & engineering.