Wabash Valley Power launches search for next CEO

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Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) has launched a nationwide search for a new Chief Executive Officer.

Current President and CEO Jay Bartlett will be retiring from the company in March 2022. WVPA’s Board of Directors has retained CarterBaldwin Executive Search to assist in the identification of their next CEO. Applications are being accepted through January 14, 2022.

Wabash Valley Power works with its members, community leaders, employees and stakeholders to be a strategic and innovative organization that improves the quality of life in the region through providing affordable, reliable, and creative energy resources. WVPA recently announced its commitment to attain net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. To learn more about WVPA’s deliberately different approach to providing energy, visit www.wvpa.com.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to WabashValleyCEO@carterbaldwin.com. Chris Guiney, partner with CarterBaldwin Executive Search, will lead the search. He can be contacted at cguiney@carterbaldwin.com.


About Wabash Valley Power

Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Wabash Valley Power is a not-for-profit electric generation and transmission cooperative created out of the need for reliable, affordable electricity in America’s heartland. Today, WVPA provides wholesale power and related services to an alliance of 23 member distribution co-ops in Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, and collectively powers more than 321,000 homes, farms and businesses.

WVPA is a founding member of ACES, one of the national’s largest electricity traders, and of the National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO), an organization designed to promote and facilitate the development of renewable energy resources.


About CarterBaldwin Executive Search

CarterBaldwin is a retained executive search firm that partners with leading corporations, organizations, and institutions to help them build exceptional leadership teams. Its practice leaders have more than 100 years of combined executive search experience and are focused on delivering excellent results tailored to the unique goals and needs of every client. With C-level corporate search as its foundation, CarterBaldwin has expanded its client portfolio to include non-profit and academic sectors and has evolved from a regional firm to a national firm with international reach. 

CarterBaldwin’s Energy and Infrastructure practice, led by Chris Guiney, serves clients across the gas, electric power, renewables, cleantech, telecom, water, waste, mining, construction, and related infrastructure projects. As the energy and infrastructure sectors continue to rebound and with more focus on energy and infrastructure investing than ever before, CarterBaldwin has established a leadership position developing and building executive teams for our clients.