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AMP Announces Promotions; Blair Named Vice President

Published on: 10/21/2019

COLUMBUS, OH: American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Andrew Blair has been promoted to vice president of financial planning and analysis.

In his new role, Blair will oversee the operations of the debt management and power settlement groups, and will also be responsible for coordinating the development of annual budgets for all AMP projects and business activities.

Blair joined AMP in 1987 as a power dispatcher and has worked in operations and engineering, including at the Richard H. Gorsuch Generating Station. Blair’s 30-year career with AMP spans various positions and disciplines. He was promoted to assistance vice president of financial planning and analysis in 2013.

“Andy is an integral part of the AMP finance team,” said Marcy Steckman, senior vice president of finance and CFO. “His vast experience and leadership will continue to contribute greatly as AMP advances member services and tackles challenges of an ever-changing industry.”

Blair holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Ohio University. He is the 2015 recipient of AMP’s DNA Award.

AMP also promoted Tom Sillasen to assistant vice president of energy accounting and reporting. Sillasen joined AMP in 2008 as member finance and accounting analyst after previously working for the City of Columbus Department of Taxation. Sillasen moved to the Energy Settlement Operations department in 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Capital University.