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. Margot served as a corporate officer for nearly 24 years and was the first woman officer and youngest officer ever to serve at SDG&E. 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 as 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 very active in the community and currently serves as a chairwoman of the board of directors for Catholics for the Common Good; a board member for the Los Angeles Urban League, Life Perspectives and JP Catholic University; and a Trustee Emeritus for the University of San Diego. She also serves as a mentor for the University of San Diego's MBA Mentorship program and as the chair of the Nominating Committee for the Board of the Apostolate for Family Consecration. Margot is a former member of the board of trustees for the following organizations: the University of San Diego; the National Association of Women Business Owners-L.A. 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 e-marketplace for the energy utilities industry. She is a member of Legatus and a Lady of the Holy Sepulchre, where she serves as the San Diego Area Councillor.
Margot graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a master’s degree in business. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Kentucky. Margot has been married to her husband, Tom, for 35 years and has one son, Brian.