As vice president, corporate planning, investor relations and treasurer, Ms. Wright is responsible for corporate finance, treasury, investor relations and corporate planning and budgeting.
Since joining Great Plains Energy in 2001, Ms. Wright has held several positions, including controller and vice president, corporate planning. After spending time at Continental Illinois National Bank, she began her utility career at Iowa Electric Light & Power Company. She then joined Central & South West, a utility holding company, and assumed progressive levels of responsibility in the regulatory and accounting divisions until its acquisition by American Electric Power. After the acquisition, Ms. Wright was named director of accounting and reporting at American Electric Power.
She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa, and is a certified public accountant.
Ms. Wright is committed to our communities, having recently served on the boards for the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, the Kansas City Chapter of the American Red Cross and Harvesters: The Community Food Network.