Greg Hall

President, AEP Energy, AEP Renewables, AEP Energy Partners

Greg is responsible for many of AEP’s unregulated businesses. As president of AEP Renewables, his team develops, owns and operates large wind and solar energy generation projects throughout the United States. His retail team, AEP Energy, is responsible for selling electricity, natural gas and related products to residential, commercial and industrial customers. Also under his jurisdiction is AEP Onsite Partners, a distributed energy solution company focused on solving energy-related issues on customer sites. Last of all, Greg oversees AEP Energy Partners, which offers customized wholesale power supply products.

Greg was named to his current position in October 2006. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility with the Commercial Operations group at AEP. From November 2002 to September 2006, he served as vice president of Energy Marketing. From January 2000 through November 2002, he was promoted from originator to manager to director of Energy Marketing. Before this work, he was the first energy associate with AEP Energy Services, from 1998 to 2000. He began his career at AEP as a research associate at AEP Service Corporation in 1997.

Greg sits on the board of directors of Flying Horse Farms and the American Wind Energy Association. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Geography from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Brigham Young University.

James C. Petersen

Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Retail Services

Jim is responsible for the growth and profitability of the retail energy business, and manages and improves the company’s information technology, customer service, billing, credit, collections, financial reporting/analysis, strategic planning and programs, new market entry and other operational activities.

Prior to joining AEP Energy, Jim enjoyed an extensive career with Motorola, Inc., first as an electrical engineer and ultimately as senior director of sales, where he was responsible for all commercial and operational activities to launch mobile devices with the largest carrier in North America.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Executive Club of Chicago and the Young Presidents Organization.

Scott Slisher

President, AEP OnSite Partners and Chief Solutions Officer, AEP Energy

Scott leads the expansion of AEP’s competitive business platforms with retail energy end users and behind-the-meter solutions. His teams work to develop and execute value-added energy solutions to customers. Distributed generation, electricity, natural gas, clean energy, demand response, energy analytics and customized services are used together or individually to meet our customers’ objectives for energy and sustainability.

With over 25 years in the energy industry, Scott has extensive experience having held numerous leadership positions with several energy companies such as NiSource, AEP, Integrys Energy Services and Solargenix Energy.

Scott holds a Master of Business from Indiana University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. In addition, Scott is a LEED accredited professional, has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a registered professional engineer.

Amber Ruby

Vice President, Retail Customer Solutions

Amber is responsible for AEP Energy’s commercial and industrial sales teams, sales enablement and sales operations organizations. Her teams facilitate AEP Energy’s development and delivery of customized and scalable energy solutions that combine wholesale markets, retail delivery capabilities, behind the meter technologies, energy services and front of meter renewables to create superior value for customers.  

Upon joining the AEP Energy team in 2014, Amber has held a variety of leadership positions serving residential, commercial and industrial customers. Amber has over 16 years of energy experience on both the regulated and unregulated side of the energy industry.

Amber has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Management, both with a focus on Project Management from Colorado Technical University. She’s currently working on a Master of Business Administration from Ohio University and has earned certifications as a certified energy procurement professional and certified energy manager through the Association of Energy Engineers.

George Deljevic

Vice President, Energy Services, AEP Energy

George leads AEP Energy’s Energy Services, which provides landscape and opportunity assessment, strategy development, project execution and program management services related to energy supply management, sustainability and renewables, efficiency and technology, energy demand management and energy usage and cost management.

At AEP Energy, George has also been responsible for commercial and industrial sales growth, leading AEP Energy as one of the fastest growing retailers in the industry over the 2017-2019 period. In addition, George was responsible for product development and structuring, as well as the establishment of AEP Energy’s natural gas business. George has extensive experience in all aspects of the retail energy industry, having held a variety of leadership and contributory roles in both large-scale and pure start-up operations.

George holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Frank Willson

Vice President, Residential and Small Business Solution Sales

Frank is responsible for the Residential and Small Business Solution Sales teams at AEP Energy servicing six states and Washington D.C. His team manages a variety of sales channels including Field Sales, Direct Mail, eCommerce, Municipal Aggregation, Inbound Telemarketing, as well as Account Management and Renewal/Retention.

Frank was named to his current position in 2015. Prior to that he was the vice president of marketing upon joining the company in 2013. Before joining AEP Energy, Frank had a long career in marketing, programming and operations in several local television stations. Frank is active in the community as a past or present board member of Leadership Columbus, JDRF, The Dublin Irish Festival and the Dublin Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts from Carson-Newman College in Tennessee.

Adam E. Kirk

Managing Director, Structuring and Risk Management

Adam is responsible for the company’s pricing, transaction structuring, risk management and deal desk functions. At AEP, Adam also managed the company’s financial planning and analysis team, has extensive leadership experience focusing on risk management, and has previously held positions in energy trading.

With over 15 years in the energy industry, Adam’s additional experience includes commodities valuation and finance roles at Morgan Stanley in New York.

Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Ohio University, as well as a Master of Business Administration in Finance from The Ohio State University.

Joyce Williams

Chief Culture Officer, AEP Energy

Joyce leads the marketing, communications and cultural endeavors of AEP Energy. As an accomplished communications and organizational development executive, she is responsible for the delivery of mission-driven communications that express the voice and values of AEP Energy to the customers, employees and communities we serve.

Joyce has extensive experience in a variety of industries and organizations that include consumer products, technology software and consulting, marketing and advertising and retail energy supply. The breadth of her experience stretches across Fortune 500, venture capital-backed, privately-held and start-up organizations. In each organization, Joyce has championed transformative change through the strategic 360° alignment of culture, communications and organizational design.

Joyce holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Millikin University. She currently serves as a mentor at 1871, where she advises and consults with the entrepreneurial community in Chicago.

Michael Nelson

Chief Information Officer, AEP Energy

Mike leads IT strategy and execution, information security, governance processes and infrastructure delivery for AEP Energy.

Prior to joining AEP Energy, Mike led an internal technology infrastructure team at Bank One Corporation and then helped build a technology startup to profitability and eventual acquisition by The Hartford Financial Services Group in 2008. Following the sale he served as a vice president of IT in the Retirement Services division of The Hartford and subsequently MassMutual Financial Group.

Mike is a graduate of Brigham Young University and earned a master’s degree in History from The Ohio State University.

Kevin Weber

Managing Director of Operations, AEP Energy

Kevin is responsible for customer operations including customer service, quality and compliance, contract management, billing, accounts receivable and collections, as well as utility services, SOX compliance and internal controls activities.

Kevin began his career with AEP in 2005 within IT Corporate Planning. After three years he moved to the deregulated/competitive area of the business as an energy trader in ERCOT, the Texas market. He was later promoted to manage the operations and technology of the new start-up business, AEP Energy. He has helped lead merger and acquisitions and was a key member in helping our retail platform become one of the fastest growing in the United States.

Prior to AEP, Kevin worked as a software engineer at NCR in Dayton, Ohio where he was a key contributor integrating disparate systems across the globe into one scalable enterprise system.

Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from the University at Buffalo. Kevin is also a veteran of the Army National Guard.