FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 5, 2016) – Greg Pauley, who has led Kentucky Power as its president and chief operating officer since 2010, will retire on Dec. 8 after 42 years with American Electric Power.
Pauley, a native of Gallipolis, Ohio, joined AEP at the James M. Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, Ohio, in 1974 after earning a bachelor’s degree from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. He also is a graduate of management development programs at The Ohio State University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Pauley has served AEP in many capacities. He rose through the ranks to serve as director of Public Policy for AEP beginning in 2006, working on policy issues impacting the electric utility industry on a national level. From 2001 to 2006, he was governmental and environmental affairs manager for AEP in Frankfort, Kentucky. Pauley also was manager for AEP in Cambridge, Ohio and Athens, Ohio, from 1987 to 2001. Prior to these assignments, he worked in accounting, labor relations and human resources.
“It has been a tremendous opportunity for me to serve in the many roles I’ve occupied with AEP,” Pauley said. “It has been a fantastic career and I’ve been blessed.”
In retirement, Pauley will continue to serve on the Board of Directors for Appalachian Regional Healthcare and on the Board of Trustees for the University of Pikeville.