Genny Winter accumulated more than 32 years in the Energy sector with Shell before retiring from the company in December of 2018. She joined Shell immediately after graduating from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Mathematical Statistics and a minor in Computer Science. During her tenure, she served in a variety of leadership roles at Shell and drove its Workforce Planning Diversity and Inclusion initiative in its early stages and was Shell’s General Manager for Trading and Supply IT globally at the time of her retirement. Her diverse career with Shell provided her with experience in many domestic and international Oil and Gas disciplines. She also served as a formal and informal mentor for many Shell employees throughout her career and was on the Executive Advisory Board for the Shell USA LBGT Network.
Genny is a community leader and is a founding board member of the Gateway Academy, a Houston-based high school for children with learning disabilities which was established in 2005. Gateway Academy has expanded its focus to include a post-high school transition program, Advance Houston, for which Genny is the Board Chair.
She has served in a variety of volunteer leadership roles with community nonprofits throughout the years including Easterseals of Greater Houston. A resident of Houston, she and her husband have three grown children with whom they enjoy traveling and all outdoor activities.