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Faye Alexander Nelson

January 1, 2019

Detroit, MI

Vice President, Public Affairs of DTE Energy and President of the DTE Energy Foundation. Nelson leads the public affairs group for DTE Energy and the DTE Energy Foundation, both in Detroit. In this role, she is responsible for civic and community related initiatives and investments throughout the DTE service area, including the coordination of volunteer efforts by DTE employees. Nelson is also tasked with leading all activities of the DTE Energy Foundation, a separate philanthropic organization funded by DTE Energy. She formerly served as president and CEO of the non-profit Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, the organization charged with developing the public space on the Detroit riverfront. Nelson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Mercy College of Detroit and a law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.