David Campbell joined Evergy in January 2021 to lead the company and its focus on high performance and delivering reliable and affordable power to its 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. Campbell’s previous experience with Vistra Corp.’s portfolio transition will help facilitate the successful execution of Evergy’s five-year strategic plan. Evergy will deliver value for its stakeholders through grid modernization, cost competitiveness, enhanced customer experience, and continued fleet transformation, advancing the company’s goals of reliability, sustainability, and affordability.
Campbell served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vistra Corp. from 2019 through 2020. From 2014 through 2019, he served as chief executive officer of InfraREIT, Inc., expanding his responsibilities in 2016 to become chief executive officer of Sharyland Utilities.
Previously, Campbell worked at TXU Corp., the largest electric power company in Texas, 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, Campbell is a member of the Kansas City Civic Council and the Kansas City Area Development Council and serves on the board of St. Mark’s School and the Leadership Council of the Yale School of the Environment.
He is a graduate of Yale University, Harvard Law School and Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.