• Mark A. Ruelle

    Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Mr. Ruelle is Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Ruelle served as a member of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer, of Westar Energy prior to the merger with Great Plains Energy that resulted in the formation of Evergy. Mr. Ruelle was also previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Westar Energy, and had held other financial, strategic planning, and corporate development positions with Westar Energy. Mr. Ruelle also served as President, and also as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, of Nevada Power Company. He is on the Board of Directors of Stormont-Vail Health Care and various charitable and civic organizations. Mr. Ruelle received both a bachelor of arts degree and a master of arts degree in economics from the University of North Dakota.
  • David A. Campbell

    David Campbell is president and chief executive officer of Evergy. Prior to his selection as president and chief executive officer of Evergy, Campbell served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vistra Corporation from 2019 through 2020. From 2014 through 2019, Campbell served as chief executive officer of InfraREIT, Inc., expanding his responsibilities in late 2016 to become chief executive officer of Sharyland Utilities.

    In 2013 through 2014, Mr. Campbell served as president and chief operating officer of Bluescape Resources, an independent investment company, where he oversaw field and business operations. From 2004 to 2013, Campbell worked at TXU Corp., and its successor, Energy Future Holdings in various senior leadership roles. Prior to joining TXU Corp., Campbell was a partner at McKinsey & Company where he led the corporate finance and strategy practice in Texas.

    Active in the community, Mr. Campbell currently services on the boards of St. Mark’s School of Texas and the Hockaday School, as well as the Leadership Council of the Yale School of Environment and the President’s Advisory Board of UT Southwestern Medical Center.

    Mr. Campbell is a graduate of Yale University and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. He also graduated with a master’s degree from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

  • Mollie Hale Carter

    Ms. Carter is Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and President of FirstSun Capital Bancorp (Formerly Sunflower Financial) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sunflower Bank. She serves as President of Star A, Inc. She previously served as Senior Investment Officer at John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company. She is on the Board of Directors for Kansas Health Foundation, FirstSun Capital Bankcorp, Sunflower Bank, and the Heartland Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Carter is a graduate of Dartmouth College, receiving her bachelor of arts degree in economics. She obtained her master of business administration from Harvard Business School.
    Independent Director
  • Thomas D. Hyde

    Mr. Hyde served as Executive Vice President, Legal, Compliance, Ethics and Corporate Secretary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Wal-Mart), an international retail store operator. Mr. Hyde previously served as Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs and Corporate Secretary of Wal-Mart, and as Executive Vice President, Senior General Counsel of Wal-Mart. Mr. Hyde serves as a Trustee of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Mr. Hyde received his bachelor of arts in English from the University of Kansas, his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and holds a master of business administration in Finance from the University of Kansas.
    Independent Director
    Lead Director
  • B. Anthony Isaac

    Mr. Isaac was Senior Vice President and Head of Select Service Strategy and Development at Hyatt Hotels Corporation. He served as President of LodgeWorks, a Wichita, Kansas-based hotel management and development company. Before helping found LodgeWorks, Mr. Isaac served as President of the All-Suites Division of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. He held the position of President of Summerfield Hotel Corp. prior to Summerfield’s merger with Patriot American Hospitality/Wyndham International. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Corepoint Lodging. Mr. Isaac holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master of business administration from Harvard University.
    Independent Director
  • Paul M. Keglevic

    Mr. Keglevic served as Chief Executive Officer of Energy Future Holdings, the majority owner of a regulated transmission and distribution business, and also served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Keglevic served as an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), where he was the U.S. utility sector leader, and in various roles at Arthur Andersen LLP, including as lead of the utilities practice, before joining PwC. Mr. Keglevic serves on the Board of Directors of Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Frontier Communications Corporation, Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. and private subsidiary of Intelsat Corporation. He received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from Northern Illinois University and is a certified public accountant.
    Independent Director
  • Mary L. Landrieu

    Senator Mary Landrieu served in the United States Senate for three terms, first elected in 1996. During her tenure, she was a member (and then Chair) of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, as well as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Appropriations Committee, and Chair of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. In her role as Chair of the Small Business Committee, she was the lead sponsor of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, which helped to create and retain over 650,000 American jobs. Prior to serving in the U.S. Senate, she served in the Louisiana State Legislature from 1979 - 1987. In 1987, she was elected State Treasurer and served with distinction for two terms. Senator Landrieu currently serves as Senior Policy Advisor at Van Ness Feldman LLP, a law and government relations firm, specializing in energy, environment and natural resources law. Senator Landrieu also serves on the Board of Directors of Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL), where she serves on the nominating and governance committee. Senator Landrieu received a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University.
    Independent Director
  • Sandra A.J. Lawrence

    Ms. Lawrence was the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Children’s Mercy Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric medical center in Kansas City, Missouri. Previously, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Midwest Research Institute and also served as Director of its Center for Regional Development. She served as interim Chief Executive Officer for Frontier Medical Research and was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Packaging Solutions. Ms. Lawrence held various management positions at Gateway, Inc. in San Diego and Kansas City. She was President of Stern Brothers & Co. and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Delaware fund complex sponsored by Macquarie, American Shared Hospital Services, the Hall Family Foundation, Recology Inc. and the Heartland Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Lawrence graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor of arts in psychology. She also earned a master of arts in architecture from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.
    Independent Director
  • Ann D. Murtlow

    Ms. Murtlow is a member of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the United Way of Central Indiana. Previously, she served as Principal of AM Consulting LLC. She served as Vice President and Group Manager of AES Corporation and served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Indianapolis Power & Light Company and IPALCO Enterprises. Ms. Murtlow currently serves on the Board of Directors of United Way of Central Indiana, and Wabash National Corporation. She previously served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, First Internet Bancorp and its subsidiary, First Internet Bank, Herff Jones, and AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc. Ms. Murtlow received her bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Lehigh University.
    Independent Director
  • Sandra J. Price

    Ms. Price is the former Senior Vice President, Human Resources of Sprint Corporation. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President Designee for the Human Resources, Communications, and Brand Management functions of the Sprint Local Telephone Division and a variety of other human resource roles. Prior to Sprint, she was a principal in the Blue Valley School District, Overland Park, Kansas, and in the Jenks Public School District, Tulsa, Oklahoma. She serves as co-chair of the development council of the United Way of Greater Kansas City. Ms. Price is a member of the board of directors of the US Infrastructure Corporation (USIC), the CRB Group, the National Association of Corporate Directors Heartland Chapter, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Community College Foundation. Ms. Price earned her bachelor of arts in special education from Oral Roberts University and a master of arts in education and administration from the University of Tulsa.
    Independent Director
  • S. Carl Soderstrom Jr.

    Mr. Soderstrom was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for ArvinMeritor and held various positions at ArvinMeritor. Mr. Soderstrom previously held executive/management positions at Rockwell International, General Electric Company and Emerson Electric. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Lydall Inc., and was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of FreightCar America Inc. Mr. Soderstrom graduated from Duke University, and holds a bachelor of science in engineering with majors in mechanical engineering and economics. He received his master of business administration from the University of Michigan.
    Independent Director
  • J. Arthur Stall

    Mr. Stall serves as an independent member of the board of directors of Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, which operates Evergy’s Wolf Creek nuclear generating station. Mr. Stall retired from NextEra Energy, Inc., where he served in numerous nuclear leadership roles. He served as President of NextEra’s nuclear division, as Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer of NextEra, as Vice President, Nuclear Engineering of NextEra and Vice President of NextEra’s St. Lucie nuclear generating station. He also served in leadership roles at Dominion Energy, Inc.’s North Anna nuclear generating station. He is a member of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations' National Academy of Nuclear Training Accrediting Board. Mr. Stall graduated from the University of Florida and holds a bachelor of science in nuclear engineering. He received his master of business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

    Independent Director
  • C. John Wilder

    Mr. Wilder is the Executive Chairman of Bluescape. He serves on the boards of directors of several private portfolio companies and has previously served on the board of many private and public companies, including NRG Energy, Inc. and TXU Corp. He served in executive officer roles in TXU Corp., Entergy Corp. and Royal Dutch/Shell Group. Mr. Wilder received his bachelor of science in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University, and holds a master of business administration from the University of Texas.
    Independent Director
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