Management Team

Management Team

Suzanne Ogle, Chief Executive Officer

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Suzanne Ogle serves as Chief Executive Officer of Southern Gas Association (SGA) and President of the Gas Machinery Research Council (GMRC). With more than twenty-five years of experience in the oil and gas business and more than a decade of membership and volunteer leadership with the Independent Petroleum Association of America, Suzanne is passionate about the industry. Over her professional career, Suzanne has designed and implemented sales, marketing, communication and leadership development strategies across the oil and natural gas value chain for companies including Approach Resources, Wilbanks Energy Logistics, Regency Energy Partners, Valerus and Exterran.

Suzanne is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She earned the Accreditation in Public Relations credential from PRSA in 2009 and the Investor Relations Charter credential from NIRI in 2018.

She holds an Advanced Marketing certificate from Southern Methodist University, both a Finance Management and a Business Analytics certificate from Cornell University and an Executive Leadership for Energy Professionals certificate from the University of Houston. She received a Master of Education in educational psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in business marketing from California Lutheran University.





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Cindy Mitchell, Senior Director Of Member Experience and Administration

Cindy is an innovative leader now using her talents and experience to foster confidence and skills in leaders at all levels in organizations that want to continue to grow, develop and mature. Cindy spent 20 years leading a large office in local government as an elected official.  After retiring, Cindy consulted in leadership development, change management and worked with a couple of oil and gas companies to roll out huge leadership initiatives with several hundred leaders.  Cindy is an expert in using assessments as tools in coaching, team building and professional development for leaders.  Celebrating more than a year with SGA, she is bringing her leadership to the daily operations and the member experience. 





Nicolle Billmyre, Senior Director of Learning and Professional Development

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Nicolle Billmyre is the Senior Director of Learning and Professional Development at Southern Gas Association.  With more than 20 years of experience in learning and development, she brings commitment and passion to lifelong learning.  Prior to joining SGA, she served as the leader of Learning and Development at YPO known as Young Presidents’ Organization, a member-based organization, for 7 years where she led the training portfolio for a global matrix organization implementing strategic thinking and planning on adult learning theory.  Prior to joining YPO, she served as the Director of Programs Development for the American Arbitration Association for 16 years and oversaw a team handling all energy disputes in the United States and Mexico.  She is certified in Myers-Briggs and DISC as well as having coaching certificates from the Center for Creative Leadership and ATD.                 

She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association as well as in a variety of leadership roles with the Junior League of Collin County.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and received her Master’s Degree in Business from Southern Methodist University.