Our Executive Leadership
William (Bill) D. Johnson, President and CEO, leads TVA in providing safe, clean, affordable and reliable energy; environmental stewardship; and economic development for the Tennessee Valley. His deep expertise in utilities management and executive leadership spans many decades.
Janet Brewer, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, leads a team responsible for strengthening TVA’s brand and reputation and executing integrated marketing communications programs to achieve business strategies.
Sue Collins is Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Her team ensures TVA has a highly qualified, engaged and diverse workforce.
Joseph (Joe) P. Grimes currently serves as TVA’s Executive Vice President Generation and Chief Nuclear Officer. He has more than 35 years of experience in power plant management and has supported nuclear and fossil energy generation.
Sherry Quirk, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, draws upon her extensive experience giving legal counsel to the energy sector in overseeing TVA's legal affairs. She serves as secretary to the board of directors, and is also our designated agency ethics official.
Mike Skaggs, who has over 25 years of leadership experience in the utility industry—22 of those years at TVA—currently serves as Executive Vice President of Operations.
John M. Thomas III, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, leads all of our financial services including risk management, financial planning and investor relations, in that latter role overseeing annual revenues of more than $11 billion.
Van Wardlaw, Executive Vice President for External Relations, a TVA veteran with more than 30 years of diverse leadership experience, oversees our government relations, customer relations, economic development and stakeholder-relations efforts.