Terry Bassham
President and Chief Executive Officer
Terry Bassham is president and chief executive officer of Evergy. Prior to his selection as president and chief executive officer of Evergy, Bassham served as chairman and chief executive officer of Great Plains Energy, Inc.
Kevin Bryant
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
As executive vice president and chief operating officer for Evergy, Kevin Bryant has management responsibility for all utility operations, including generation operations and generation services, transmission operations, transmission and delivery
Greg Greenwood
Executive Vice President, Strategy & Chief Administrative Officer
As executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Greg Greenwood has management responsibility for corporate strategy, regulatory, supply chain, and information technology. Mr. Greenwood served as senior vice president, strategy with
Tony Somma
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
As executive vice president and chief financial officer for Evergy, Tony Somma has management responsibility for all corporate finance & planning, accounting, tax, investor relations, and risk management. Mr.
Jerl Banning
Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
As senior vice president and chief people officer for Evergy, Jerl Banning has management responsibility for human resources including leadership development, talent acquisition, diversity & inclusion, and labor relations. Mr.
Chuck Caisley
Senior Vice President, Marketing, Public Affairs & Chief Customer Officer
As senior vice president of marketing and public affairs, and chief customer officer, Chuck Caisley leads the energy solutions and public affairs areas with responsibility for the company's small-scale generation projects, energy products and
Heather Humphrey
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Heather Humphrey leads Evergy’s legal and compliance divisions with responsibility for all litigation, regulatory and corporate legal matters as well as compliance and audit functions. Before joining Evergy, Ms.
Charles King
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
As vice president and chief information officer, Charles King leads all IT functions of Evergy spanning corporate and operations applications; network and data center infrastructure, physical and cyber security, company communications (microwave,
Bruce Akin
Vice President, Transmission and Distribution
As vice president, transmission and distribution, Bruce Akin leads transmission and distribution construction & maintenance, vegetation management, and system operations. Prior to the formation of Evergy, Mr.
Jeff Beasley
Vice President, Customer Operations
As vice president, customer operations, Jeff Beasley leads the customer call centers, retail billing, meter operations, and field services. Mr. Beasley served as vice president customer care with Westar Energy from 2013 to 2018.
John Bridson
Vice President, Generation
As vice president, generation, John Bridson leads a team overseeing more than 1600 megawatts of wind energy. Additionally, he oversees coal, gas and oil generation, renewable energy and generation reliability. Mr.
Steve Busser
Vice President, Risk Management and Controller
As vice president, risk management and controller, Steve Busser has a broad background in utility accounting, finance, enterprise risk management, regulatory and support services. Prior to joining KCP&L in September 2014, Mr.
Ellen Fairchild
Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer
As vice president, chief compliance officer, Ellen champions Evergy’s commitment to achieving a culture of ethics and compliance. She oversees the company-wide ethics and compliance program, including the programs and systems designed to prevent,
Deb Grunst
Vice President, Information Technology
As vice president, information technology, Deb Grunst leads IT Application Development for corporate, operations, and enterprise systems. Ms. Grunst served as vice president, information technology, with Westar Energy from 2015 to 2018.
Darrin Ives
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
As vice president, regulatory affairs, Darrin Ives oversees the strategic development and administration of pricing, rates, rules and regulations, revenue requirements, tariff filings, and customer contracts at federal and Kansas and Missouri
Maria Jenks
Vice President, Supply Chain
As vice president of supply chain for Evergy, Maria Jenks has management responsibility for all supply chain functions including procurement, materials management, supplier diversity, and contract administration. Ms.
Jeff Martin
Vice President, Customer & Community Operations
As vice president, customer and community operations, Jeff Martin leads commercial and industrial relations, economic development, and assists with community activities. Mr. Martin served as vice president, regulatory affairs with Westar Energy from
Kevin Noblet
Vice President, Safety and Operations Planning
As vice president, safety and operations planning, Kevin Noblet leads the safety and training function, as well as strategic planning and cross-functional strategic initiatives. Additionally, he oversees energy resource planning, transmission and
Lori Wright
Vice President, Corporate Planning, Investor Relations and Treasurer
As vice president, corporate planning, investor relations and treasurer, Ms. Wright is responsible for corporate finance, treasury, investor relations and corporate planning and budgeting. Since joining Great Plains Energy in 2001, Ms.
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