Executive Leadership

Kimberly M. Britton

Chief Executive Officer

Kimberly M. Britton is the Chief Executive Officer of EPIcenter, a nonprofit created by CPS Energy, OCI Solar, Silver Spring Networks and Lyndis+Gyr to focus on innovation in new energy. EPIcenter’s mission is to transform the historic Mission Road Power Plant into a world-class center that will serve as a cradle for invention and a catalyst for clean energy innovation and technological advancement.

Previously, she was the Director of Development for the San Antonio Museum of Art where she headed its fund development and membership operations and served as a member of the senior leadership team.

In 2012, she and her husband Gary relocated to San Antonio from Fort Worth, where her career spanned sectors including energy, government, nonprofit and health care.

Britton served as the Director of Community Relations for the Barnett division of Chesapeake Energy and led the company’s outreach activities in North Texas. Prior to Chesapeake she headed a hospital foundation in Fort Worth that she co-founded and served as a member of the executive team of the hospital.

Jill H. Vassar

Director of Development and Partnerships

Jill Vassar is the Director of Development and Partnerships at EPIcenter.  With 25 years of nonprofit experience in economic development, strategic planning, governance, marketing, and development, she oversees the fundraising and community outreach programs of this new non-profit focused on new energy innovation.

She was the first Director of Advancement at Good Samaritan Community Services and is a former Vice President of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation. She is active in the community and has served on such boards as the Witte Museum, St. Luke’s Episcopal School, and the Charity Ball Association.  She graduated cum laude with a B.A. in economics from Wellesley College.