Vice President, Regulatory & External Affairs
Ms. LaBella serves as Vice President of Regulatory and External Affairs. She is responsible for overseeing the company’s external messaging and leading the advocacy efforts related to state-level policy.
Ms. LaBella has more than two decades of experience in the energy industry. In addition to her current responsibilities, she has served in a leadership position in the areas of commodity risk management, compliance, and financial analysis. She began her career at PPL Corporation, where she spent nearly 15 years as a leader within corporate risk management, providing oversight for commodity risk and its enterprise risk management function. She continued in that role with Talen Energy in 2015.
Ms. LaBella later transitioned into a leadership position within Talen’s regulatory and external affairs department. Her primary focus includes leading advocacy efforts and driving policy solutions to promote and protect the interests of the company and its 19 generating facilities in six states and four of the country’s largest regional transmission organizations. She also serves on the company’s nuclear decommissioning trust committee which provides oversight and guidance on the investment activities of the fund.
Ms. LaBella holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in business administration, finance and accounting from St. Bonaventure University.
Active in the community, she currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Finance Committee at the Third Street Alliance for Women and Children and the Policy Committee at the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley.