D. Russell Harris
D. Russell “Rusty” Harris is vice president and general manager of Southern Distribution overseeing Dominion Energy North Carolina Gas.
Harris joined South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, a SCANA subsidiary, as a customer service engineer in 1986. After holding various positions in Electric Operations, in 1997 he was named vice president of Wires Operations. In 2003 he became vice president of operations of PSNC Energy, now DENC Gas, a natural gas business unit of SCANA Corporation. In January 2006, Harris was named president and chief operating officer of PSNC Energy. He became a senior vice president of SCANA in May 2012 and president of SCE&G, Gas Operations, now Dominion Energy South Carolina’s gas distribution business, in February 2013.
Harris serves on the boards for the North Carolina Chamber, the Southern Gas Association and United Way of the Midlands. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Carolina.