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Hazel Rollins O'Leary

academic administrator , lawyer , Secretary

Hazel Rollins O'Leary, academic administrator, former United States Secretary of Energy, lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1967, District of Columbia 1985; certified finance planner. Trustee Morehouse College, Africare, Center Democracy, Keystone Center; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

O'Leary, Hazel Rollins was born on May 17, 1937 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Russell E. and Hazel (Palleman) Reid.

Education

Bachelor, Fisk University, Nashville, 1959. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, Newark, 1966.

Career

Vice president, general counsel O'Leary & Associates, Inc., Washington, 1981-1989, president Chevy Chase, Maryland, since 1997. Executive vice president corporation affairs Northern States Power Company, Minneapolis, 1989-1993. Administrator, deputy administrator economic regulatory commission United States Department Energy, Washington, 1977—1981, secretary, 1993-1997.

Chief operating officer Blaylock & Partners LLP, New York City, 1997—2002. President Fisk University, since 2004. Trustee Advanced Encryption Standard Corporation, International Coach Federation Kaiser, Inc.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1967, District of Columbia 1985. Certified finance planner.

Membership

Trustee Morehouse College, Africare, Center Democracy, Keystone Center. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married John F. O'Leary, April 23, 1980 (deceased December 19, 1987). 1 child, Carl G. Rollins.

father:
Russell E. Reid

mother:
Hazel (Palleman) Reid

spouse:
John F. O'Leary

child:
Carl G. Rollins O'Leary