Margot Kyd

Institutional Advancement Chair, FOCUS Board; Retired Executive, Sempra Energy

Margot Kyd spent nearly 30 years of her career at San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Sempra Energy, a San Diego-based Fortune 200 energy services company.  She served in various capacities, including senior vice president and chief administrative and environmental officer for Sempra Energy, SDG&E and Southern California Gas Company in Los Angeles,  and vice president of human resources, vice president of marketing and customer service, vice president of administrative services and corporate treasurer for SDG&E.

   Margot is active in the community and currently serves on the Board of the FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students), the Magis Institute and Life Perspectives.  She also serves as a member of the Board of Regents of the Augustine Institute and is a Trustee Emeritus for the University of San Diego. 

  Margot is a past member of the Board of Trustees of JP Catholic University and of the Board of Directors of Catholics for the Common Good, the Los Angeles Urban League, the National Association of Women Business Owners-LA Foundation, the Women's Resource Committee, the National Minority Supplier Development Council, the Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, the San Diego United Way, and the Arthritis Foundation.  She also served on the Board of Directors of Pantellos Corporation, a for profit emarketplace for the energy utilities industry.  She is a member of Legatus and a Lady of the Holy Sepulchre where she served as the San Diego Area Councillor for eight years.

Margot has been married to her husband, Tom, for 40 years and has one son, Brian, and three grandchildren.