Doug Sterbenz is the recently retired Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Westar Energy. Now Doug takes his leadership experiences and helps aspiring leaders reach their full potential and organizations reach their goals.
Doug never imagined himself as a speaker, but has a passion for sharing the leadership lessons he has learned along the way. He has stories to tell because he has lived them, and he has a proven track record of leading people to achieve success. He is often called to speak on leadership and safety, and he has a message that will personally inspire and challenge any audience.
Doug has credibility on the topic of leadership from the shop floor to the executive suite. Having worked as a shift supervisor in an industrial plant to lead the operating activities for the largest electric provider in Kansas.