Senior Vice President, Marketing, Public Affairs & Chief Customer Officer
As senior vice president of marketing and public affairs, and chief customer officer, Chuck Caisley leads the customer operations, energy solutions and public affairs areas with responsibility for the company's small-scale generation projects, energy products and services platform, energy efficiency and demand response portfolio, community and customer strategy and communications, marketing, economic development, governmental affairs and public relations functions. He joined Evergy in 2007.
Prior to joining the Company, he was president of the Missouri Energy Development Association, the trade association for Missouri's investor-owned natural gas, water and electric utilities. In 2004, Mr. Caisley served as both the chief of staff and top political advisor to Missouri House Speaker Catherine Hanaway -- the first woman Speaker of the Missouri House.
Actively involved in the community, Mr. Caisley served as chairman of the board of directors of the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC). He also chaired the Kansas City Zoo board of directors and is a member of the Kansas City Missouri Environmental Protection Committee. In addition, Mr. Caisley currently serves as chairman of the board of directors for Missouri Employers Mutual, a workers' compensation mutual insurance company located in Columbia, Mo.
He graduated with honors from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor's degree in political science. He has also earned a Juris Doctorate degree from St. Louis University School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.