Livia Whisenhunt, president, CEO and founder of PS Energy Group, has more than 25 years of experience in purchasing and marketing fuels for transportation and production. She has been instrumental in spearheading and executing most of PS Energy’s major milestones and is responsible for setting the company's strategic direction and leading its growth.
Under Ms. Whisenhunt’s leadership, PS Energy Group, with annual revenues in excess of $165 million and 40 employees in 2011, won the Administrator's Award for Excellence from the U.S. Small Business Administration for five consecutive years and received the Hammer Award from Vice President Al Gore's National Performance Review Board.
Ms. Whisenhunt has won numerous awards, including being named the Small Business Person of the Year by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and Southeast Wholesale Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. In addition, she was the recipient of the Entrepreneur Blueprint Award by Atlanta’s Women Looking Ahead magazine and the Innovator of the Year Catalyst Award by Business to Business magazine.
She has served on numerous boards and committees, including the board of directors of Zoo Atlanta and Camp Twin Lakes, and the board of councilors for the Carter Center.