AEP's Board of Directors works closely with our leadership team to ensure we continually meet or exceed the highest standards of performance, innovation, ethics and service.
Nicholas K. Akins
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Electric Power
Age: 59, Director since: 2011
David J. Anderson
Chief Financial Officer of Nielsen Holdings plc
Age: 70, Director since: 2011
J. Barnie Beasley, Jr.
Former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Co., a subsidiary of Southern Co.
Age: 68, Director since: 2014
Ralph D. Crosby, Jr.
Retired chairman and chief executive officer of EADS North America, Inc.
Age: 72, Director since: 2006
Art A. Garcia
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ryder System, Inc.
Age: 58, Director since: 2019
Linda A. Goodspeed
Retired Managing partner of Wealth Strategies Financial Advisors, LLC
Age: 58, Director since: 2005
Thomas E. Hoaglin
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Huntington Bancshares Inc., Columbus, Ohio
Age: 70, Director since: 2007
Sandra Beach Lin
Former president and chief executive officer of Calisolar Inc, Flower Mound, Texas
Age: 61, Director since: 2012
Margaret M. McCarthy
Former Executive Vice President – Technology Integration of CVS Health Corporation
Age: 66, Director since: 2019
Richard C. Notebaert
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Qwest Communications International Inc., Chicago, Illinois
Age: 72, Director since: 2011
Lionel L. Nowell III
Retired Senior vice president and treasurer of PepsiCo, Inc., Marco Island, Florida
Age: 65, Director since: 2004
Stephen S. Rasmussen
Retired Chief executive officer of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Age: 67, Director since: 2012
Oliver G. "Rick" Richard III
Owner and president of Empire of the Seed LLC
Age: 67, Director since: 2013
Sara Martinez Tucker
Former Chief Executive Officer of the National Math and Science Initiative
Age: 64, Director since: 2009