About

IMPA Senior Management

Learn about the IMPA Senior Management at Indiana Municipal Power Agency Investor Relations, including our President & CEO, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Vice President and General Counsel.

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Rajeshwar Rao

President & CEO

Rajeshwar G. Rao has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of IMPA since 1986 and is responsible for the administration and development of IMPA and its strategies and programs pursuant to policies established by the Board. Mr. Rao joined IMPA in October 1983 as Director of Engineering and served in that capacity until he was appointed as President. Mr. Rao served as Chief Electrical Engineer with Richmond Power & Light prior to his employment with IMPA. Mr. Rao is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Ball State University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Osmania University, India.

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Jack Alvey

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jack Alvey joined IMPA in 1992.  He currently serves as IMPA's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for IMPA’s generation operations, electrical facilities, communication facilities, maintenance, safety, environmental compliance, and North American Electric Reliability Council compliance.  Mr. Alvey has held the positions of Senior Vice President - Generation, Senior Combustion Turbine Operator, Manager of Generation Operations and Director of Generation Operations.  Mr. Alvey served in the United States Navy’s nuclear power field.  Mr. Alvey holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University.

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Peter Prettyman

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Peter Prettyman joined IMPA in 2014.  He currently serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel and is responsible for all aspects of IMPA’s legal affairs and government relations.  Prior to joining IMPA, Mr. Prettyman was employed as a litigation attorney with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP in Indianapolis. Mr. Prettyman earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he graduated with honors.  He holds a B.A. from Vanguard University of Southern California.

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Chris Rettig

Senior Vice President & CFO
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J. Christian Rettig joined IMPA in 2000. He is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining IMPA, Mr. Rettig worked for Roche Diagnostics Corporation for five years and the accounting firms of Baird, Kurtz & Dobson (formerly Geo. S. Olive & Co.) and Baden, Gage and Schroeder for eleven years. Mr. Rettig holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Butler University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Economics from Ball State University. Mr. Rettig is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Indiana.

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Frank Smardo

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Frank Smardo joined IMPA in 2001.  He is currently Senior Vice President of Engineering.  Previously, he served as Vice President of Market Operations, overseeing the Agency's Market Operations center.  Mr. Smardo holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from the IU Kelley School of Business.