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AMP Names Pamala Sullivan Chief Operating Officer

Published on: 04/23/2020

COLUMBUS, OH: American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Pamala Sullivan has been named chief operating officer.

Sullivan has held a leadership position with AMP for nearly two decades, most recently serving as executive vice president of power supply and generation. She also serves as president of AMP Transmission, LLC.

“As AMP focuses on its mission of meeting member power supply and service needs in our dynamic industry, it is important to have strong leadership within the organization.” said Jeff Brediger, Orrville Director of Utilities and AMP Board of Trustees Chair. "Pam’s technical expertise and her decades of experience serving public power will be important as AMP helps position its members for success.”

As COO, Sullivan will work with the CEO to implement business operations and strategic goals, and represent AMP on various boards and committees. Sullivan will continue to provide oversight to power supply, generation operations and transmission. This includes overseeing the company’s generation fleet, energy origination and trading floor, commodity procurement, power supply planning, transmission planning, regional transmission organization affairs and generation resource development.

“I appreciate the confidence entrusted in me by Jolene Thompson and the AMP Board of Trustees in my promotion to COO.  I embrace the challenge and am excited for the opportunity to help lead the AMP staff and the members through the evolving impacts on our industry.  It is an honor to get to work with the knowledgeable and talented AMP team that is so dedicated to the on-going success of our members.”

“Pam has a great appreciation for the service aspect of public power and a strong track record leading AMP’s power supply, generation, transmission and marketing areas,” said Jolene Thompson, AMP President/CEO. “I’m looking forwarding to working with her in this new role as she brings her unique perspective to help AMP and our members tackle the challenges of our evolving industry.”

Before joining AMP, Sullivan was vice president of marketing for SFT, a consulting engineering firm, where she was responsible for developing and implementing marketing plans and strategies, as well as providing project management services for municipal electric utility transmission/distribution projects. She also served as city electrical engineer for the AMP member community of Napoleon, Ohio, where she previously served on the AMP Board of Trustees. Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Toledo.

Pamala Sullivan