Jessica Rock joined the Company in 2014 and is responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight for all external and internal communications for the Company, including public and media relations, advertising and marketing, employee communications, issues management and crisis mitigation, and community outreach. In addition, Rock oversees the Company’s philanthropic efforts, which include annual donations of nearly $2 million dollars, grassroots support programs and employee volunteerism. Before joining Duquesne Light, Ms. Rock was the Associate Director of Communications at the H.J. Heinz Company, where she was responsible for leading external and internal communications for Heinz North America. Prior to that, she spent six years at Ketchum Public Relations developing and overseeing public relations programs for clients in the consumer packaged goods industry. In 2016, she was the recipient of a Women in Energy Leadership Award from the Pittsburgh Business Times. Ms. Rock received a B.A. in communications and rhetoric from the University of Pittsburgh.