Sean O’Brien is group vice president and chief financial officer of DCP Midstream. He is responsible for corporate finance, treasury, middle office, investor relations, public affairs, risk management, accounting, tax, insurance, financial planning and analysis, and strategic planning functions.
Sean began his career with DCP in 2010 serving as DCP’s vice president of financial planning and analysis and in 2011 he took on the additional role of treasurer.
Sean has nearly 20 years of experience in the finance area and 15 years of experience in the energy industry. Sean joined Duke Energy in Cincinnati in 1997 as a senior financial analyst and quickly advanced to manager of financial planning and forecasting, and then to director of financial planning and economic analysis. Sean was appointed vice president and controller of Duke Energy Generation Services in 2006, which supported the renewable-based wind asset business. Later that year, Sean was appointed general manager of financial planning and forecasting-commercial businesses for Duke Energy’s Commercial Business Unit.
The Philadelphia native received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Temple University. Sean is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a certified public accountant in Ohio.
He and his wife, Robin, have three daughters and a son. They reside in Parker, Colorado.