New Opportunities: Patricia Chadwick, president of Ravengate Partners LLC, has been elected to the board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corp. Chadwick, 57, founded Ravengate Partners LLC in 1999 after a 25-year career on Wall Street.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. elected Sanford L. Hartman as vice president and managing director, Law, effective July 1. He was vice president and general counsel at U.S. Generating Co., a PG&E subsidiary, and held senior legal positions in PG&E National Energy Group. Most recently, Hartman served as managing director and counsel at Pacific Gas and Electric Co. The company also elected Brian K. Cherry as vice president, regulatory relations, effective July 1. He began his career with Southern California Gas Co., moved to Sempra Energy, then joined Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in 2000.
Jessie J. Knight Jr. was named to the newly created position of executive vice president of external affairs for Sempra Energy. Knight, 55, joined the company Aug. 1, 2006. He has served as president and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce since 1999. From 1993 until 1999, he was a commissioner with the California Public Utilities Commission.