About the Speaker
Myra C. Bierria
Myra Coleman Bierria was appointed vice president and corporate secretary at AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) in March 2008. She is responsible for all corporate governance compliance matters.
Prior to joining AGL Resources in 2002, Ms. Bierria was a business and technology attorney at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP in New York, where she specialized in securities offerings, venture capital transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Bierria is a member of the New York State Bar, the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Ms. Bierria also is a member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, for which she served as a past president and advisory committee member for the Southeastern chapter, the Society's third largest chapter.
Ms. Bierria received the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "40 Under 40 Up and Comer Award" in 2006 and was a member of the Leadership Atlanta class of 2012. Her non-profit activities include membership on the boards of the AGL Resources Inc. Private Foundation, and the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc.
She received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Ms. Bierria and her family live in Atlanta.