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Deborah Sliz

President & CEO
Morgan Maguire LLC

Morgan Meguire, LLC  is a small but highly-regarded Washington, D.C.-based federal government relations firm.

Dynamic advocate with 37 years of federal energy policy experience; in depth knowledge of electric utility industry; and excellent communication skills.

Describe your industry experience:

Respected utility strategist and advocate with experience and expertise in federal energy law and Congressional and Executive Branch decision-making processes; particular expertise in the operations of publicly- and cooperatively-owned electric utilities; accomplished communicator and public speaker.

Describe your functional experience:

Increasing levels of management responsibility in a 2000+ municipal utility trade association; a world-wide public affairs and public relations company; and as owner and CEO of $1.6M government relations firm.

Describe your key business transactional experience:

Final responsibility for all aspects of running a small business, including development and management of budgets; hiring and other personnel decisions; business development and management of client relations; development and execution of client positions and strategy.

What is the most important skill you bring to a corporate board?

I am a strong analytical thinker and strategist, with the ability to synthesize complex information and ask effective questions to help shape operational and policy decisions.