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Kimberly Fontan

Kimberly Fontan is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Entergy, where she oversees corporate finance, accounting, internal audit, treasury, investor relations, and corporate development and planning. As CFO, Fontan maintains Entergy’s firm financial standing and ensures the company is well-positioned to achieve its strategic business objectives.

Before becoming CFO in 2022, Fontan served as senior vice president and chief accounting officer, where she oversaw the preparation of monthly financial reports, preparation of certain regulatory filings, and formulation and administration of accounting policy, procedures and controls. She also led the project management office in support of executing Entergy's strategic initiatives.

Prior to being named chief accounting officer, she served as vice president, system planning and operations; vice president, regulatory services; and vice president, Louisiana regulatory affairs.

Fontan previously held various roles of increasing scope and responsibility in accounting, including jurisdictional finance director for Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana in 1997. She was named controller of utility operations in 2011, where she oversaw fuel and revenue accounting and provided guidance on federal accounting matters and accounting policy. She joined Entergy in 1996 as a staff accountant.

In addition to her role at Entergy, she serves on the board of directors for the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

Fontan has an MBA from Loyola University New Orleans and a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from The University of Southern Mississippi. She is a certified public accountant and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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