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Kathryn Collins

Kathryn Collins is senior vice president and chief human resources officer of Entergy Corporation, where she oversees human resources strategy, including talent management, business partnership, compensation, benefits, labor relations, organizational health and diversity.

With more than 30 years of HR experience, Collins’ expertise includes talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness, human resources systems and communications for national and global companies.

Prior to joining Entergy in 2020, Collins served as chief human resources officer for Arcosa, Inc. Other previous executive leadership roles include positions at Trinity Industries, RealPage and JCPenney. She began her career as an industrial engineer with Texas Instruments before shifting into human resources and corporate communications.

She has an MBA in industrial management from the University of Dallas and a master’s degree in organizational development and change management from the University of Texas at Dallas. She earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged in electric power production, transmission and retail distribution operations. Entergy delivers electricity to 3 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy owns and operates one of the cleanest large-scale U.S. power generating fleets with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 7,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $10 billion and approximately 12,500 employees.

Updated January 2022