President and Chief Operating Officer - Alliant Energy Corporation
Prior to his current role, John served as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Customer Solutions. In the 30 years he’s been with Alliant Energy, he has served as Senior Vice President of Generation, President of Wisconsin Power and Light, Vice President – Generation, Vice President – Technical and Integrated Services, Managing Director – Generation, Managing Director – Electrical Engineering & Asset Management and a variety of other roles in operations, construction, and engineering.
John received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of North Dakota and has completed various leadership courses including Finance for Executives from the Kellogg School of Management.
John serves as a Board Member of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, Madison Area Regional Economic Partnership, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin and the Waunakee-DeForest Ice Rink. He is a member of the Research Advisory Executive Committee for the Electric Power Research Institute.
In February 2019, Chairman and Chief Executive Office Pat Kampling announced her intent to retire from the company on July 1, 2019. The Board of Directors appointed John to succeed Pat. More information on that announcement can be found in this article.