Dale Rocheleau is highly skilled in applying governance, risk and compliance (GRC) principles to help clients develop and execute successful strategic plans. He helps clients seize opportunities, maintain compliance, reduce insurance premiums, improve credit ratings, and position their organizations as industry leaders.
When he served as general counsel for a NYSE-listed company, Dale managed governance, risk, compliance and external affairs including investor and media relations, and customer, employee, community and government communications. He led the company’s risk oversight and compliance committee.
- Designed enterprise risk management (ERM) platforms to help business and not-for-profit entities execute successful strategic plans by managing risks and seizing opportunities.
- Involved in setting public service company strategies and successfully executing critical initiatives to enhance credit quality and shareholder value. In 2010, the company restored its investment grade credit rating and won recognition from Forbes.com as one of the most trustworthy companies in America.
- Co-designed and secured regulatory approval of alternative regulation plan in 2007-2008, which enabled public service company to negotiate rate increases in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2012 without protracted litigation.
- Advocated for clients at highest levels of Vermont state government with respect to compliance issues, including the Vermont legislature, executive agencies and quasi-judicial boards.
- Represented national and regional businesses and trade associations in negotiation, drafting and passage of significant legislation in the Vermont General Assembly, including: Storm water management legislation (Act No 109 of 2002); Uniform partnership and limited partnership legislation (Act No. 149 of 1998); Limited liability company authorization legislation (Act No. 179 of 1996); Clean air act amendments (Act No. 92 of 1993); Health insurance reform legislation (Act No. 52 of 1991 and Act No. 160 of 1992); Hazardous waste management legislation (Act No. 282 of 1990).