Priscilla Bennett is the Manager of Field Operations Customer Services at Spire-Missouri East, the natural gas utility with operations in Missouri (St. Louis and Kansas City metro areas) as well as Alabama, Mississippi and Wyoming. Priscilla hired into the former Laclede Gas Company in 2007 as a Project Engineer. Through a Continuous Improvement project, Priscilla led the creation of a unique technical support team needed for Field Operations personnel and was quickly named manager of the new department, which she managed for 10 years. From there, Priscilla’s career has been focused on Field Operations as Regional Manager of Distribution, Regional Manager of Area Operations and Manager of Customer Services for all of Missouri-East. Prior to Spire, Priscilla was an Industrial Engineer for General Motors and Lean Manufacturing Engineer at Crane Merchandising.
Priscilla received her Bachelor and Master of Industrial Engineering (with a focus on Logistics) from New Mexico State University in 2002/2003, graduating with Honors while serving as President of Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society). Priscilla has also maintained her Project Management Professional certification since 2011.
Priscilla has always been active in her community, serving on the Board and as President of her hometown Little League Baseball organization (while living in New Mexico) to Board Member of The Whole Enchilada Fiesta (an annual 3-day Guinness World Book of Records event) to her role as Regional Board Member for FIRST Robotics (serving the greater StL areas) for almost 15 years. Priscilla is also a lifetime member of SHPE (Society of Professional Engineers) and an active professional advisor/mentor for Engineer Girl.