Senior Vice President of Power Supply Operations and Energy Marketing
Paul Beckhusen serves as senior vice president of power supply operations and energy marketing. Beckhusen joined AMP in 2019, where he oversees the planning, strategy, development, negotiation and implementation of all power supply, energy and fuel-related matters.
Beckhusen began his career in the public power sector in 2000, when he was named electric operations manager for the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities (CBPU). He was promoted to director of the CBPU in 2003, a position he served in until being named general manager for the Michigan South Central Power Agency (MSCPA) in 2017. In the nearly 20 years that he served with the CBPU and MSCPA, he garnered a lot of experience in strategic planning, integrated resource power supply planning, financial control, safety and environmental compliance, customer and stakeholder relations, economic development, workforce development and rate analysis. He put those skills to use as a member of AMP Board of Trustees from 2006 to 2019, and as a member of the American Public Power Association from 2011 to 2014.
Beckhusen holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Trine University.