Joseph G. Hamrock, Jr.

President and CEO

Joe Hamrock, President and Chief Executive Officer of NiSource Inc., became a member of the Columbus Partnership in 2015. He became NiSource CEO on July 1, 2015, after serving more than three years as Executive Vice President and Group CEO of the company’s gas distribution segment.

NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) is one of the largest fully-regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 3.5 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers across seven states through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands. Based in Merrillville, Indiana, NiSource’s more than 7,000 employees are focused on safely delivering reliable and affordable energy to its customers and communities it serves. NiSource has been designated a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute since 2012 and is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability – North America Index.