Robin Nicholson

Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC

Robin Nicholson is the District Manager in the Government and Community Relations area for Duke Energy Carolinas in the Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba and McDowell Counties of North Carolina.  She is responsible for implementing strategies and plans to enhance customer satisfaction and grow earnings through relationship management of key local government and community leaders.  Mrs. Nicholson is also responsible for philanthropic giving through The Duke Energy Foundation.


Mrs. Nicholson joined Duke Energy (then Duke Power) in 1981 and has served in a variety of functions relating to customer service, billing, rates & regulations, sports marketing as well as the non-regulated utility functions.  She is a member of the boards of directors for NC Beautiful, the Greater Hickory Classic, Alexander County UW, Burke County UW, Catawba County UW, Catawba County Economic Development Corporation and CVCC Foundation.  She is also a member of advisory boards for the CVCC- Alexander Center and Alexander County Communities in Schools and Lincoln County 4-H Clubs.


A graduate of CVCC and Pfeiffer University, Mrs. Nicholson is a native of Lincoln County where she was an active 4-H’er and graduated from West Lincoln Senior High School.  Mrs. Nicholson lives in the Denver area with her husband, Rick who is also a Duke Energy employee in Charlotte.