Andy Carrasco

  • Andy Carrasco

    Vice President, Communications, Local Government and Community Affairs

    Andy Carrasco is vice president of communications, local government, and community affairs at Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), a Sempra regulated California utility. He leads the company’s communications and external affairs, including engagement with media, business and nonprofit organizations and local government in more than 500 communities across Central and Southern California.

    For nearly two decades, Carrasco has directed SoCalGas’ public affairs department, focusing on local government, business, and community outreach. He has also championed the company’s initiatives related to clean energy, safety, and social impact programs.

    In support of SoCalGas’ mission to build the cleanest, safest, and most innovative energy infrastructure company in America, Carrasco actively engages with stakeholders on clean energy innovations, including renewable natural gas (RNG), fuel cells, carbon management technologies, and hydrogen. These efforts can contribute to California’s ambitious climate goals in an affordable manner.

    Beyond his professional role, Carrasco is deeply committed to social justice and community empowerment. He serves on the boards of the Southeast Community Development Corporation, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Museum, Business Federation Institute, Latino Restaurant Association and Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University. In 2020, he received recognition from the California Diversity Council as one of the top 50 Diverse Leaders.

    Carrasco’s extensive career in energy spans over three decades. He began at SoCalGas in 2001 as a commercial and industrial account executive and has since held various roles in commercial services, supply management, and external affairs. Prior to joining SoCalGas, he worked as a mechanical engineer with the City of Los Angeles, Department of Water and Power. Carrasco holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from California State University, Northridge.

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