Teresa M. Sebastian has been a director of AES since January 2021 and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee, Innovation and Technology Committee, and is Chair of the Governance Committee of the Board.
Ms. Sebastian brings cross-industry experience in energy, restaurants, manufacturing, banking and data technology, as well as cross-functional experience in finance, securities and capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, internal audit, and governance. Ms. Sebastian is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Dominion Asset Group, an angel investment and venture capital firm. Previously, Ms. Sebastian was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and led the Internal Audit function, of Darden Restaurants, Inc., from October 2010 to March 2015. Before her time at Darden Restaurants, Ms. Sebastian served as Vice President at Veyance Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of engineered rubber products, Senior Vice President at Information Resources, Inc., a provider of information, analytics and insights, and held leadership roles in senior management at DTE Energy Company and CMS Energy Corporation. Ms. Sebastian also held positions in financial analysis at Michigan Consolidated Gas Co., Morgan Stanley, and Bank of America. She is currently involved in academia as an adjunct professor for accounting and enterprise risk management at Vanderbilt Law School, and an adjunct professor for governance, compliance, and enterprise risk management at the University of Michigan Law School.
Ms. Sebastian graduated with a B.G.S. in Sociology from the University of Michigan, an M.B.A. from the University of North Florida, a J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law and a L.L.M from Wayne State University. Ms. Sebastian is National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship Certified®.