Age: 58
Director since: 2024
Term expires in 2027

Committee Memberships:
• Equity Awards

Summary: Ms. Barton brings extensive knowledge of the utility industry to the Board. Ms. Barton has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliant Energy since January 2024. She has served as Chief Executive Officer of IPL and WPL since February 2023. She previously was President and Chief Operating Officer of Alliant Energy from February 2023 to January 2024. Prior to joining Alliant Energy, Ms. Barton served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) from January 2021 to November 2022, Executive Vice President — Utilities of AEP from January 2020 to December 2020, and Executive Vice President — Transmission of AEP from 2011 to 2019. Ms. Barton has served on the Board of Directors of Commercial Metals Company, a manufacturer, recycler and marketer of steel and metal products, since 2020. She has been a Director of IPL and WPL since 2024.

Skills and Qualifications: strategic leadership; financial acumen/literacy; operations; customer perspective; public policy and regulatory; human capital management; risk management; technology systems; environmental and safety.

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