President and CEO
Sara Patrick joined MRO in August 2008 as Director Regulatory Affairs and Enforcement. In 2011, Ms. Patrick was promoted to Vice President Enforcement and Regulatory Affairs, and in 2016 she became the Vice President Compliance Monitoring and Regulatory Affairs. In June 2018, the MRO Board of Directors named Ms. Patrick President and CEO.
Prior to joining MRO, Ms. Patrick served as the Director of Government Affairs for Explore Information Services, LLC, a leading service provider to the property and casualty insurance industry. Ms. Patrick also served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona under both the administration of Janet Napolitano (D) and Grant Woods (R). Early in her career, she honed her legal research skills at Thomson West, a leading provider of legal reference materials.
Ms. Patrick is also a graduate of the Lee Honors College of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI and received her doctor of jurisprudence (J.D.) from the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, IN. She is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and Arizona, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional, Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, and a member of the Energy Bar Association. Additionally, Ms. Patrick completed the University of Idaho Utility Executive Course in June 2013.