JANICE CARTER – Chief Executive Officer

Janice Carter is co-founder of Panda Energy International, a privately held energy company that constructs, maintains, operates and invests in high efficiency power generation facilities and energy infrastructure. Mrs. Carter started the company, along with her husband, Robert Carter, in 1982 to capitalize on investment opportunities identified in the 1978 Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA).

As President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Panda Energy, Mrs. Carter retains management responsibility for all aspects of the business and reports to the Board of Directors. Mrs. Carter has a proven executive management track record and over 30 years of experience driving growth in the energy sector. During her tenure, Mrs. Carter’s core responsibilities included overseeing domestic and global operations (Katmandu, Beijing, Mexico City, Rio De Janeiro, Tegucigalpa), administrative functions, business continuity and planning, systemized reporting compliance, human resources, as well as the design and implementation of sales and marketing strategies. Before joining Panda Energy, Mrs. Carter was Executive Vice President of Carter Oil & Gas Inc. and served on the Board of Directors. Previously, Mrs. Carter was Executive Assistant to the President of Otis Engineering, a division of Halliburton.

Mrs. Carter and Robert live in Dallas and have two children, five grandchildren and two rescued poodles. Each remain active in their philanthropic efforts, including serving on the Board of Directors for the “I Have A Dream Foundation”, a charitable organization that empowers children in low-income communities to pursue higher education by providing long-term, comprehensive skills training and guaranteed tuition support.