Nicole Edmonds is a dynamic and engaging executive leader most recently serving as Assistant Vice President and Corporate Secretary at Washington Gas Light Company where she headed up a team responsible for providing regular, expert advice to the Board of Directors and senior management. An experienced and trusted advisor, Nicole knows how to work seamlessly across business units and the legal department to manage all aspects of the corporate secretary function, including securities law compliance, corporate governance and affiliate entity management. Nicole has provided expert legal support for finance, treasury, HR and other functions within an organization. She is an expert governance and securities law technician with extensive experience in both the private and public sectors, including deep knowledge of federal securities laws and regulations, including the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and exchange listing standards. She is experienced in matters under the Delaware General Corporate Law (DGCL), the Virginia Stock Corporation Act and the DC Business Corporation Act.