C.J. Anstead is Director of Safety Compliance & Risk Management for Columbia Gas of Ohio. In this role, he is responsible for initiatives to address risk and improve safety for the company’s 1.4 million customers.
C.J. has three decades of experience in the gas industry. In his prior position, he served as Director, Technical Services for NiSource, parent company of Columbia Gas. C.J. has held a variety of leadership roles with Columbia Gas and NiSource, including Operations Center Manager, Construction Services Manager and Manager, Construction Quality Assurance/Quality Control. C.J. is a graduate of the Leadership NiSource program and serves on the American Gas Association Quality Management Committee.
A native of Green Springs, Ohio, CJ now lives in Westerville. He and his wife are active foster parents.