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Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Black Hills Corporation
Kyle White is Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Black Hills Corporation. Black Hills Corporation is a diversified energy company with interests throughout the western states. Black Hills Corporation’s business interests include coal mining, power generation development, oil and gas production, wholesale energy marketing, retail natural gas distribution and retail electricity sales.
Mr. White began his employment with the corporation in 1982 at Black Hills Power. During his career, Mr. White has had various regulatory, governmental affairs, public affairs and marketing responsibilities within the corporation and its subsidiaries. Through these responsibilities he has had the opportunity to support the Corporation’s efforts to build coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants, as well as, transmission infrastructure, including 230 kV transmission lines and an AC/DC/AC tie converter station.
Mr. White is active in both business and civic organizations. In 2004, Mr. White was appointed by Governor Freudenthal to the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority, a state instrumentality focused on developing electric transmission in Wyoming. He is a past chairman of the Western Business Roundtable, a business advocacy organization which focuses on environmental and energy issues in the West. He is a board member of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the South Dakota Electric Utility Companies and the Black Hills Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, serving as its VP of Marketing. In addition to actively supporting other various community organizations, he enjoys coaching youth soccer.
Mr. White holds a B.S. and M.S. in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota. He and his wife, Suzanne, make their home in Rapid City, South Dakota and have four children.