Board of Directors

Michael L. Gold, JD

Retired Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Mike joined the Reading Power Board in 2024. He retired from his role as an equity partner with Sidley Austin LLP in 2019 where he practiced for 35 years specializing in corporate finance, acquisition financing and debt restructuring. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the College of Commerce at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his JD from the University of Illinois at Chicago Law School (then John Marshall). Mike is currently a Board Commissioner with the Zoning Board of Appeals of Deerfield, Illinois and has previously served on the Board of the Juvenile Protective Agency in Chicago and for other non-for-profit organizations. Mike’s wife, Laura, has served as an enthusiastic Reading Power kindergarten tutor for over ten years.