M. Beth Straka was named senior vice president – corporate communications and investor relations for WEC Energy Group in June 2015. In addition, she serves as vice president of the We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service foundations.
Previously, Straka served for more than a decade as vice president of equity research in the power and utilities group at Barclays and at Lehman Brothers Inc. She brings nearly 30 years of corporate and utility experience to her position, having previously managed investor relations and corporate communications in the industry. She began her career in public accounting and is a certified public accountant.
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 is a member of the boards of trustees of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and City Year Milwaukee.
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