Monthly Chamber Luncheon: Leading with Resilience
“Leading with Resilience” couldn’t be a more timely subject for all of us. Dealing with constant change is a daily battle and Peggy Simmons, President and COO of PSO will tackle this subject from three vantage points: perspective, opportunity and action. Don’t miss this luncheon!
Peggy Simmons is responsible for all aspects of providing electric service for PSO's more than 550,000 customers. These include customer service, operation of the distribution system, safety, communications, external affairs and regulatory functions.
Previously, Simmons was managing director of transmission asset strategy for American Electric Power (AEP), responsible for transmission strategy and policy, regulatory support, as well as outreach, siting and rights-of-way for transmission projects.
Prior her current role, Simmons served as manager of regulatory commodity sourcing for AEP Ohio. She also served as manager of renewable energy in AEP's competitive business.
Simmons joined AEP in 1999 as an energy trading scheduler in AEP's commercial operations. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from The Ohio State University, and a master's degree in public policy and administration from Central Michigan University.
Simmons is a graduate of The Executive Program-Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and is a member of the G100 Next Generation Leadership program.
Community service has been a vital part of Simmons’ career. She currently serves on the boards of directors for the Tulsa Area United Way, the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce and the State Chamber of Oklahoma, Tulsa County, and on the board of trustees for the Tulsa Community Foundation.
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