Wade Smith

Senior Vice President-Transmission Grid Development at American Electric Power Co., Inc.

Wade Smith

Wade Smith

Senior Vice President-Transmission Grid Development at American Electric Power Co., Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

AEP Texas North Co.
AEP Texas Central Co.

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607

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1965

Age

54

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Secretary at Lady Lex Museum On The Bay Association

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Vice President, Regional Publisher at Journal Media Group, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at United Way of The Coastal Bend

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Executive Vice President & President, Gas Utilities at NiSource, Inc.

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Director at Kentucky Power Co.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Officer at American Electric Power Co., Inc.

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President & Chief Operating Officer, AEP Texas at American Electric Power Co., Inc.

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Executive Director at Columbus Museum of Art, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer at American Electric Power Co., Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at American Electric Power Co., Inc.

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Wade Smith
Senior Vice President-Transmission Grid Development at American Electric Power Co., Inc.
Education

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education, and the mission is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. ACU is a vibrant, innovative, Christ-centered community that engages students in authentic spiritual and intellectual growth, equipping them to make a real difference in the world.

Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas Tech, or TTU, is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Established on February 10, 1923, and originally known as Texas Technological College, it is the leading institution of the Texas Tech University System and has the seventh-largest student body in the state of Texas. It is the only school in Texas to house an undergraduate institution, law school, and medical school at the same location. The university offers degrees in more than 150 courses of study through 13 colleges and hosts 60 research centers and institutes. Texas Tech University has awarded over 200,000 degrees since 1927, including over 40,000 graduate and professional degrees.

Career History
Senior Vice President-Transmission Grid Development
2015 - Current

American Electric Power Co., Inc. is a public utility holding company that engages in the business of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission & Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco and Generation & Marketing. The Vertically Integrated Utilities segment engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers through assets owned and operated by its subsidiaries. The Transmission & Distribution Utilities segment engages in the business of transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers through assets owned and operated by its subsidiaries. The AEP Transmission Holdco segment engages in the development, construction and operation of transmission facilities through investments in its wholly-owned transmission subsidiaries and joint ventures. The Generation & Marketing segment engages in non-regulated generation and marketing, risk management, and retail activities. The company was founded on December 20, 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.

President & Chief Operating Officer
2010 - 2015

AEP Texas North Co. generates, transmits and distributes electricity. It also maintains and repairs its lines, reads electric meters and handles connections and disconnections as directed by the Retail Electric providers selling electricity. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Corpus Christi, TX.

Professional
1989 - Prior

AEP Utilities, Inc., a subsidiary of American Electric Power Co., Inc., is an American company located in Dallas, TX. The firm supplies electricity. It was founded by William E. Morrow. American Electric Power Co., Inc. acquired AEP Utilities, Inc. on 15 Jun 00 for $4,370.01 million.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Columbus Museum of Art, Inc. is a private company headquartered in the United States. The firm operates art museum.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

THE TEXAS STATE AQUARIUM'S MISSION IS ENGAGING PEOPLE WITH ANIMALS, INSPIRING APPRECIATION FOR OUR SEAS, AND SUPPORTING WILDLIFE CONSERVATION. IT'S VISION IS TO BE A GLOBAL LEADER IN FOSTERING SUPPORT FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE GULF OF MEXICO AND CARIBBEAN SEA. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS GOAL, THE AQUARIUM HAS DEVELOPED MORE THAN 25 PERMANENT AND SPECIAL EXHIBITS TO INTERPRET THE ANIMALS AND SENSITIVE ECOSYSTEMS OF THE GULF, EDUCATING MORE THAN 550,000 VISITORS ANNUALLY IN THE WONDERS OF THE MARINE WORLD. THE TEXAS STATE AQUARIUM PROMOTES AND ACTIVELY ENGAGES IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION THROUGH A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS, INCLUDING A WILDLIFE REHABILITATION PROGRAM THAT MINISTERS TO THE NEEDS OF HUNDREDS OF SICK AND INJURED SHOREBIRDS, RAPTORS, SEA TURTLES, AND MARINE MAMMALS EACH YEAR.

Director
2014 - Prior

United Way of the Coastal Bend, Inc. supports programs that provide the building blocks of a good life: education, income, and health. Volunteers play an integral part in UWCB advancing its mission. In the year ended June 30, 2018, 436 volunteers donated time valued at $346,970 toward this effort.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2014

United Way of the Coastal Bend, Inc. supports programs that provide the building blocks of a good life: education, income, and health. Volunteers play an integral part in UWCB advancing its mission. In the year ended June 30, 2018, 436 volunteers donated time valued at $346,970 toward this effort.

$5,000 +
2013

United Way of the Coastal Bend, Inc. supports programs that provide the building blocks of a good life: education, income, and health. Volunteers play an integral part in UWCB advancing its mission. In the year ended June 30, 2018, 436 volunteers donated time valued at $346,970 toward this effort.

Political Donations
$500
2017

Representative from Ohio's 5th Congressional District

$300
2013

Former Senator from Colorado

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