Chief Administrative Officer
David E. Meador is vice chairman and chief administrative officer of DTE Energy, a Detroit-based diversied energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy’s operating units include an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan.
The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including environmental leadership, workforce development, volunteerism and economic development.
Meador oversees information technology, corporate communications, government, corporate and public affairs, procurement, fleet and facilities for DTE.
Meador joined DTE Energy in 1997 as vice president and controller. In addition to controller, Meador previously served as senior vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer of DTE Energy.
In December 2013, the board of directors elected Meador to his current position. Prior to joining DTE Energy, he served in a variety of financial and accounting positions at Chrysler Corporation for 14 years, and was an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand.
Meador earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master of business administration degree from Wayne State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the MACPA, AICPA and FEI.