Eugene “Mitch” Mitchell is senior vice president of diversity and community partnerships for Sempra. In this role, Mitchell advances the company’s high-performance culture by leading a collective effort to enhance diversity and inclusion within Sempra, its operating companies and in the communities it serves.
Previously, Mitchell served as vice president of state governmental affairs and external affairs for San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas Company, Sempra’s regulated California utilities. Prior to his work with Sempra’s California utilities, Mitchell served in a variety of roles in governmental affairs and community relations for City of San Diego, labor and business entities.
Mitchell currently serves on the board of directors and Foundation board of trustees for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and the boards of directors for Sharp Healthcare, San Diego Museum of Art, Voice of San Diego and the Partnership For A Better San Diego. He is also a member of the Jacobs & Cushman Food Bank Advisory Board, serves on the board of commissioners for the San Diego Housing Commission and previously was a governor’s appointee to the California Little Hoover Commission.
Mitchell holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Redlands.