Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock

Vice President, Energy Solutions and Business Services
CenterPoint Energy

Elizabeth is Vice President, Energy Solutions and Business Services for CenterPoint Energy. She is responsible for large account management, economic development, natural gas conservation programs, energy management and utility energy services contracts.

In this role, Elizabeth leads regional teams dedicated to improving localized communications with customers and promoting regional programs, while leveraging strategic relationship management to build market intelligence for proactive problem-solving and lead management capabilities. In addition, her teams lead and build alliances with customers around safety, reliability and resiliency and focus on programs and service offerings to help customers reach business and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals.

Most recently, Elizabeth served as Director, Local Regulatory and Government Relations. She has extensive experience in establishing relationships with key local and state stakeholders. She also has worked closely with senior leadership to develop strategic solutions on high priority issues and has helped coordinate the company’s legislative and regulatory efforts.

Before joining CenterPoint Energy, Elizabeth was Governmental Affairs Director for Texas Southern University, University of Houston and Reliant Energy providing political and legislative guidance. She worked closely with leadership teams to develop and promote public policy. She also managed contract lobby teams, Political Action Committee activities and grassroots efforts.

Elizabeth is chair for EVolve Houston and serves on the boards of Houston First and Rebuilding Together Houston. She recently served as the 2019 Board Chair for the Greater Houston Area Women’s Chamber Board.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Houston.