Joseph A. Householder
Corporate Group President of Infrastructure Businesses
Joseph A. Householder is corporate group president of infrastructure businesses for Sempra Energy, a San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and value-added products and services. The Sempra Energy companies' 17,000 employees serve more than 32 million consumers worldwide.
As corporate group president of infrastructure businesses, Householder oversees Sempra Energy operations in midstream, liquefied natural gas, renewable energy and Mexico.
Previously, from 2011 to 2016, Householder served as Sempra Energy’s executive vice president and chief financial officer.
From 2007 to 2011, Householder was senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer, responsible for financial reporting, accounting and controls, and tax functions for the Sempra Energy companies. Prior to that, he served as vice president of corporate tax and chief tax counsel for Sempra Energy, overseeing Sempra Energy's worldwide tax affairs.
Before joining Sempra Energy in 2001, Householder was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the firm's national tax office.
Previously, he was vice president of corporate development and assistant chief financial officer of Unocal, where he was responsible for worldwide tax planning, financial reporting and forecasting, and risk-management compliance.
Earlier in his career, Householder served as an attorney and a certified public accountant at several firms in the Los Angeles area.
He serves on the board of directors of Advanced Micro Devices and is a member of the Tax Executives Institute, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.
Householder holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and a law degree from Loyola Law School. Additionally, he has completed the executive program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.