Everett G. Phillips
Vice President, Distribution Operations - Kentucky Power
Everett Phillips is vice president of Distribution Region Operations for Kentucky Power. In his role, he oversees all aspects of the company's distribution system, including the planning, construction, operations, and maintenance of the system. Based in Ashland, Kentucky, Kentucky Power provides electric service to about 167,000 customers in all or parts of 20 counties in eastern Kentucky.
Phillips started with AEP in 1985 as a distribution engineer in Huntington, West Virginia, for Appalachian Power. In 1994, he moved to Clintwood, Virginia, as the area distribution supervisor. In 1998, he moved to Pikeville, Kentucky as the distribution line superintendent overseeing the operations for Hazard and Pikeville districts of Kentucky Power. In 2004, he moved to Ashland to head up the distribution operations for Kentucky Power and has been leading the distribution group since.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from West Virginia University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. He also completed an executive management program from The Ohio State University and is a graduate of Leadership Kentucky.
Phillips is a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
He and his wife, Diana, have two adult sons and two grandchildren and reside in Ashland.