LIBERTY, Mo. (March 3, 2023) — Ferrellgas Partners L.P. announced it has hired Michael E. Cole as its new chief financial officer. He brings more than 35 years of experience in financial and energy-related fields, as well as a collaborative leadership approach. He will join the almost 4,500 employee-owners of Ferrellgas, strengthening the future of Ferrellgas.
Cole came to Ferrellgas after serving as the senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of NV Energy Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Energy-owned utility in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has worked for utilities and financial institutions in several states, including Illinois, Maine, New York, Missouri, North Carolina and Nevada.
He has extensive experience in executive and financial leadership, management, corporate finance, valuation and risk management, as well as many other areas.
“I’m looking forward to this new step in my career. I see a clear path for this company, and I’m proud to be a part of this team,” said Cole.
Cole strongly believes in results-oriented leadership. His creative strategies and finance optimization methods will help Ferrellgas achieve its long-term goals.
“Mike’s unique skillset is an asset to Ferrellgas and its mission of growing our business and fueling life simply for our customers,” said CEO James E. Ferrell.