As executive vice president and chief financial officer for Evergy, Kirk Andrews has management responsibility for all corporate financial functions, including treasury, accounting, planning, tax, capital allocation, and investor relations. Mr. Andrews will also oversee the company’s performance management, corporate development and renewable energy development activities.
Mr. Andrews previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NRG Energy, Inc. from 2011-2021 where he led NRG’s corporate financial functions. He also played an instrumental role in formulating and executing NRG’s capital allocation strategies and in financing the company’s repowering initiatives. Before Mr. Andrews joined NRG, he enjoyed a successful 15-year career in investment banking. Mr. Andrews served as Managing Director and Head of Power Mergers and Acquisitions and subsequently headed the North American Power Investment Banking group at Citigroup Global Markets. Later, he served as Managing Director and co-head of Power and Utilities–Americas at Deutsche Bank.
Mr. Andrews received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from Wake Forest University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.