New Jersey Resources announces executive promotions

As of Jan. 1, there are some new execs in charge at New Jersey Resources. The Wall-based utility said the appointments will position the company to execute on its growth strategy and information technology priorities.

Jacqueline Shea has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer. Shea joined NJR in 2016 as vice president and chief information officer after serving more than three decades in the information technology industry. In her new role, she will lead the digital transformation strategy and will be responsible for overseeing the enterprise-wide modernization of NJR’s digital business applications and IT infrastructure in alignment with its core business strategies.

Shea will also lead the investment, planning and management of the company’s IT portfolio, including cybersecurity, information infrastructure, internet and business applications, technology innovation and overall end-user support.

Meanwhile, Corporate Controller Stephen Skrocki was named principal accounting officer and a member of NJR’s leadership team. Skrocki joined the company in 2017 as assistant corporate controller and was promoted to corporate controller in 2021, with responsibility for NJR’s accounting functions. Previously, Skrocki served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as audit director at BDO USA, a leading provider of assurance, tax and advisory services.

“Jackie and Stephen are valued members of our team and continue to distinguish themselves with sound leadership, proven expertise and a commitment to excellence,” Steve Westhoven, CEO and president of New Jersey Resources stated. “I am confident they will continue to excel in their leadership roles and support the continued growth and performance of our company.”