OGE Energy Corp. announced that Sheila G. Talton has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors effective as of the board’s next regularly scheduled meeting in September. Talton’s term will expire at the company’s annual shareowners meeting scheduled for May 2014, at which time she will stand for re-election by the company’s shareowners.
Talton currently serves as president and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics, a consultancy offering data analytics and predictive modeling services and solutions to organizations in the financial services and health care industries. Prior to founding Gray Matter, she served in a variety of leadership positions with global technology leaders Cisco Systems Inc. and Electronic Data Systems as well as other leading technology firms.
She is a Congressional appointee on the U.S. White House Women’s Business Council. Talton also has been recognized as one of the ‘Top 10 Women in Technology’ by Enterprising Women and as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by the National Federation of Black Women Business Owners.