M. Beth Straka was named senior vice president - corporate communications and investor relations for WEC Energy Group in June 2015.
Previously, Straka served as vice president of equity research in the power and utilities group at Barclays. Straka is certified in series 7, 63, 86 and 87 by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Before joining Barclays, Straka served as vice president – equity research for Lehman Brothers Inc. Previously, she managed investor relations for both Allegheny Energy, Inc. and Duquesne Light Company. While with Duquesne Light, she also served as vice president – corporate communications.
Straka holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has a background in public accounting and is a certified public accountant.
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