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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, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in New Orleans, powers life for 3 million customers through its operating companies across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy is creating a cleaner, more resilient energy future for everyone with our diverse power generation portfolio, including increasingly carbon-free energy sources. With roots in the Gulf South region for more than a century, Entergy is a recognized leader in corporate citizenship, delivering more than $100 million in economic benefits to local communities through philanthropy and advocacy efforts annually over the last several years. Our approximately 12,000 employees are dedicated to powering life today and for future generations.

Updated November 2022