WILLARD S. EVANS, JR.

Willard S. Evans, Jr. is the former president of Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas, regulated natural gas utilities now owned by WEC Energy Group. Will retired as President in September of 2014 and was responsible for the strategic, tactical and operational direction for natural gas operations in Illinois. He provided overall leadership for managers and employees and was responsible for implementation of corporate initiatives and operational plans.  Since his 2014 retirement from Peoples Gas, Will has been providing strategic consulting in energy and engineering.  Will holds a Bachelor of science in electrical engineering and a Master of Management degrees from Northwestern University. He is a member of the Business Leadership Council, American Association of Blacks in Energy, the Human Relations Commission, Village of Skokie (Chair), the National Association of Corporate Directors, Northwestern Club of Chicago and the Kellogg Alumni Club of Chicago. Will also is the Chairman of Chicago Commons.
 

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