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Bevin appoints energy veteran as deputy transportation secretary

Greg Thomas
Greg Thomas

Frankfort, Ky. – Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has appointed Greg Thomas ad deputy secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Thomas has worked with LG&E and KU Energy LLC for more than 25 years. He announced his retirement from the company in December 2015.

“His extensive private sector experience in providing statewide services and managing large budgets will be extremely beneficial for the Transportation Cabinet,” Gov. Bevin said in a release.

Having spent most of his career in Lexington and Louisville, Thomas most recently served as Vice President of Electric Distribution for LG&E and KU Energy LLC in Louisville. There, he led and directed all statewide electric distribution operations and provided oversight for more than 700 employees and 1,000 contractors delivering electric service to 943,000 customers.  In this role, Thomas also set the strategic direction for electric distribution operations, including investment planning, budgeting and prudent management of a $250 million operating and capital annual budget.

Thomas received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.