Joe Hale

Co-Founder, Global BrightLight Foundation

Prior to Duke Energy’s merger with Cinergy Corp., Joe was President of The Cinergy Foundation, Chief Communications Officer for the company, and also served as President of The Cincinnati Gas and Electric Company. Before joining Cinergy, Joe was President of The Kasler Group, an architectural firm based in Indianapolis. He has served on numerous boards and has chaired fundraising campaigns that have raised over $100 million for non-profit organizations. An avid runner, Joe raised over $250,000 for the March of Dimes in 2005 by running seven marathons on seven continents in seven months. Joe is married to Linda Hale and they have three children.