WEC Energy Group
Michael Hooper

Michael Hooper

President — We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service

Michael Hooper was named president — We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service in April 2024.

In this role, Hooper has primary responsibility for the Electric and Gas Distribution business, Customer Service, Power Generation, and Major Projects for We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service.

Before joining WEC Energy Group, Hooper was president and chief operating officer of Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource. He previously served as senior vice president of regulatory and legislative affairs and strategy, senior vice president of electric operations, and vice president of major projects for NiSource. Before joining NiSource, he held a variety of leadership positions with American Electric Power, working for 15 years in power generation and capital project management.

Hooper holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the Strategic Leadership Program from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.