15+ Year Chamber Member Spotlight: CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy has been with the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce for 15+ years!

CenterPoint Energy
3013 Old Feedhouse Road
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72404


CenterPoint Energy has been with the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce for 15 years! CenterPoint Energy is a domestic energy delivery company that focuses on natural gas distribution, natural gas sales and services, electric transmission and distribution, and energy services operations. CenterPoint Energy was established in 1882 as Houston Electric Light & Power. The company was established in 1951 in Paragould and adopted the name CenterPoint Energy to reflect their role in the center of the energy value chain. CenterPoint Energy has over 14,000 employed in 40 states. CenterPoint Energy strives to make a positive impact in the community. Their focus areas include education, community development, and health and human services. In 2017 employees donated more than 146,000 volunteer hours, which equates to approximately $3.5 million in labor. The company also donated $6.5 million to nonprofit organizations and supported over 500 nonprofit boards and advisory councils. CenterPoint Energy has completed its merger with Vectren and is now serving more than 7 million natural gas and electric customers. CenterPoint Energy is focused on operating in a way that is safe and effacing, while also serving their customers, shareholders, and the community by adding value through superior customer service and striving to deliver the best services. The Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce would like to thank CenterPoint Energy for their commitment to the community and the Chamber!