Kevin Walker was named President and CEO on June 1, 2021. He joined Duquesne Light on April 1, 2020 as Chief Operations Officer. Walker, who made history by becoming DLC’s first Black man and person of color to become CEO, brings more than thirty years of operations and leadership experience. Before joining DLC, he most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Customer and Operations Services and Nuclear Decommissioning at Southern California Edison. In this role, he oversaw the operational services group which included supply chain, corporate real estate, transportation services and corporate environmental services. Prior to joining Southern California Edison, Walker previously held Chief Operations Officer level positions at both Iberdrola and American Electric Power. Walker is a proud former member of the U.S. Army and served six years as a Field Artillery Officer during Operation Desert Storm. Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from West Point Academy and a Master’s of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.