Senior Vice President – Treasury & Risk
Julie Sherwood is senior vice president, Treasury & Risk for American Electric Power. She is responsible for all elements of the treasury function, trusts and investments, and the comprehensive management of the corporation’s risk.
Previously she served as senior vice president, Commercial Operations for AEP, responsible for energy marketing, energy trading, renewable energy, market operations, fuel procurement and commercial and financial analysis for AEP’s regulated business units.
Sherwood joined AEP in 2004 as manager, External Financial Reporting. She became director, External Financial Reporting that same year and moved to director of Investor Relations in 2007. She served as vice president, market operations for AEP in 2014, responsible for the front office functions of energy trading, real time generation dispatch, production optimization, load forecasting, meteorology and bid development for the regulated operations within AEP Commercial Operations.
Prior to joining AEP, she was a senior audit manager with accounting firm KPMG LLP and served as an officer in the U.S. Army Finance Corps. A certified public accountant, Sherwood holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Washington University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and serves on the boards of the North American Generator Forum and Directions for Youth & Families, and on the diversity, equity and inclusion task force of the Ohio Society of CPAs.
Sherwood currently resides in Clintonville, Ohio.