David L. Hauser
DAVID L. HAUSER, 68, is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FairPoint Communications, Inc., a provider of communication services located in Charlotte, N.C. He served in the role from July 2009 to August 2010 and thereafter served as a consultant until March 2011. In October, 2009, FairPoint Communications, Inc. filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. From 1998-2009, Mr. Hauser held leadership positions with Duke Energy Corporation including group executive and chief financial officer and vice president and treasurer. Mr. Hauser also currently serves as a non-executive chairman of the board and chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee of EnPro Industries, Inc. He is a current member of the board of trustees of Furman University, a former member of the board of trustees of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and he has retired as a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Hauser has been a director of the Company and OG&E since July 2015 and is Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Executive Committee of the Board.