Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that Shane Breakie, Assistant Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities, has been named Chairman of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC). Mr. Breakie’s two-year appointment is effective immediately and was announced at the CDCC’s annual Awards for Excellence Dinner in Dover. Mr. Breakie previously served as the vice chairman at the CDCC.
“Having Chesapeake team members involved in community and civic organizations is a huge part of our core values as a Company,” said Jeff Householder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. “Shane’s dedication to the community and his partnership with the CDCC make him an excellent selection for this position.”
The CDCC is the only accredited chamber in Delaware and received the highest level of accreditation possible in 2013 and 2018. As chairman, Mr. Breakie will be responsible for overseeing the financial status of the organization and ensuring all policies are carried out as designed.
“As we celebrate our 100th anniversary this year, I’m excited to work with Shane in his new role as chairman as we aim to spur business growth and job opportunities throughout central Delaware,” said Judy Diogo, President of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce.
In his current role as Assistant Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities, Mr. Breakie is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Company’s natural gas distribution systems on the Delmarva Peninsula. Aside from his service with the CDCC, Mr. Breakie has held other community leadership roles including President of Chesapeake’s Emergency Energy Recipient Program/Sharing Program, Board Member of the Energy Solutions Center and Past Treasurer of Connecting Generations. Mr. Breakie has 26 years with the Company.
About Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company engaged in natural gas distribution and transmission; electricity generation and distribution; propane gas distribution; and other businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s businesses is available at www.chpk.com or through the Company’s Investor Relations App.
About Chesapeake Utilities
Chesapeake Utilities, the corporation’s Delmarva natural gas distribution operation, serves approximately 79,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Delaware and Maryland. Chesapeake’s Delaware division serves southern New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties. Chesapeake’s Maryland division operates on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Wicomico, Dorchester, Caroline, and Cecil Counties. Its subsidiary Sandpiper Energy operates a natural gas and propane distribution system in Worcester County. Chesapeake Utilities, headquartered in Dover, Delaware, operates the only public natural gas fueling station on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Please note that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is not affiliated with Chesapeake Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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