Gary Stephenson

Managing Partner
GBA Energy Partners, LLC

Mr. Stephenson has more than 25 years of energy industry experience with significant accomplishments in every facet of the electric power sector. Currently leading his own energy consultancy group (GBA Energy Partners), Mr. Stephenson was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Peak Reliability in Vancouver, Washington. At Peak Reliability, Mr. Stephenson provided executive leadership and was responsible for all facets of the business. Peak Reliability oversees the bulk electric power system in the western portion of North America.

Prior to Peak Reliability, Mr. Stephenson was Executive Vice President, Operations, DPL Inc., where he was responsible for all operations at this integrated electric utility including power supply, transmission and distribution, customer service, competitive retail marketing, and commodity trading.

Previously he was Vice President, Commercial Operations, InterGen (a merchant energy company) from 2002 to 2004 and Vice President, Portfolio Management, PG&E National Energy Group (successor to PG&E Energy Trading) from 2000 to 2002. Stephenson held positions of increasing responsibility at PG&E Energy Trading and its predecessor companies between 1994 and 2000.

Mr. Stephenson has an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from New York University (Polytechnic) and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College. He was until recently a Director of the Air Force Museum Foundation in Dayton, Ohio and an adjunct professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Dayton.