Peter B. Delaney, Chair of Branch Board

Peter B.  Delaney, Chair of Branch Board

Retired Chairman and CEO
OGE Energy Corp.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Biography

Pete Delaney joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Oklahoma City Branch Board of Directors in January 2012 and has been the branch chair since 2015.  He is the retired chairman and CEO of Oklahoma City-based OGE Energy Corp., the parent company of OG&E, a regulated electric utility, the 50 percent General Partner of the $11 billion Enable Midstream Partnership.  He also serves as Chairman of the Enable Midstream Board. 

Mr. Delaney joined the OGE Energy Corp. in April 2002 as Enogex CEO and OGE Energy executive vice president, corporate planning and strategy. In 2003, he took on added responsibility for corporate finance and accounting and in 2004 was named OGE Energy chief operating officer (COO). On Jan. 17, 2007, the OGE Energy Board of Directors named Mr. Delaney president and COO, and elected him to the board. He was named chairman, president and CEO on Sept. 23, 2007.

Prior to joining OGE Energy, Mr. Delaney had a 15-year investment banking career on Wall Street. His last position was Managing Director at UBS, a leading global investment banking and securities firm. Prior to this, Mr. Delaney held positions at Bear Stearns and Kidder Peabody in New York.  He began his career at Entergy Corporation in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mr. Delaney is a member of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and on the Boards of Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation, Oklahoma State Fair, and Integris Health and Edison Electric Institute.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics with distinction from the University of Virginia and a master’s in business administration from Tulane University.

Learn more about Mr. Delaney in TEN Magazine.