About Us

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Dan Hart, President and CEO

Dan Hart is President and CEO of True Natural Gas, where he is responsible for the strategic direction and daily management of the business. Mr. Hart joined Coweta-Fayette EMC as Vice President of Marketing in 1997 and was part of True Natural Gas’ original team of managers when the business began in 2002. He received his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Auburn (Ala.) University and Master of Business Administration from Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dan is a charter member of the Association of Energy Engineers and was formerly Vice Chairman of the Southeastern Electric Exchange and Chairman of the Edison Electric Institute’s Residential Committee. He currently lives in Atlanta with his wife, Kathy, and their two children.

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Keith Tunison, Chief Financial Officer

Keith Tunison is the Chief Financial Officer, where he is responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of True Natural Gas. Mr. Tunison joined True Natural Gas in 2021 and has over 25 years of experience in accounting and finance. Keith is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He received his Bachelor degree in Accounting from Rockford University and MBA from Northern Illinois University. Keith has served as a financial review volunteer at the United Way of Atlanta and Habitat for Humanity. He is a resident of Sharpsburg.

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Leslie Marler, Senior Vice President of Supply and Risk Management

Leslie Marler is the Senior Vice President of Supply and Risk Management, where she is responsible for the negotiation, execution and ongoing administration of all-natural gas and natural gas liquid (LNG) contracts. She will develop, present and execute long-term supply strategies for natural gas and LNG to ensure long-term supply reliability and for the development and execution of hedging / trading strategies that reduce True Natural Gas’s commodity price risk exposure. Ms. Marler joined True Natural Gas in 2021 and has a long history in the natural gas industry, including time at ESI/Fireside Natural Gas and the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia.

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Jason Sutton, Vice President of Operations

Jason Sutton is the Vice President of Operations, where he is responsible for our large commercial business and governmental accounts. Mr. Sutton joined True Natural Gas in 2011 and has a long history in the gas and power industry.


Melissa Walden, Manager of Marketing and Customer Care

Melissa Walden is the Manager of Marketing and Customer Care, where she is responsible for developing and implementing marketing campaigns for the company’s advertising, public relations and interactive budget. Mrs. Walden joined True Natural Gas in June of 2003 and has over 26 years of experience in the utility industry.


Board of Directors

True Natural Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coweta-Fayette EMC that is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors which includes some members from the Board of Directors of Coweta-Fayette EMC and members who are not affiliated with the EMC. The combination of inside and outside directors is designed to provide a combination of objectivity and insight for the business.

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J. Neal Shepard, Jr., Chairman of the Board
J. Lee Hunter, Vice Chairman of the Board
Chuck Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer
James W. Fulton III, Director
Therol R. Brown, Director
Matthew Markham, Board Member at Large
Elaine M. Gaillard, Board Member at Large
Dwight D. Ellison, Board Member at Large