Kevin A. Easley
Chief Executive Officer/Director of Investments

Kevin Easley, CEO

  • MBA – Oklahoma Christian University
  • Degrees in accounting/business management – University of Tulsa
  • Served 20 years in Oklahoma Legislature
  • Authored some of the most progressive energy legislation in the country
  • 6 years of service with GRDA

Michael Kiefner
Chief Operating Officer

  • Juris Doctorate-Oklahoma City UniversiMichael Kiefnerty
  • Oklahoma State Senate Staff Attorney (1994-’04)
  • Former General Counsel to large Oklahoma-based financial institution
  • 6 years of service with GRDA

Charles Barney
Assistant General Manager of Thermal Generation

Charles Barney

  • Master’s of Science-Mechanical Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer, state of Oklahoma
  • 21 years of service with GRDA

Carolyn Dougherty, CPA
Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Carolyn Dougherty

  • B.S. in Accounting-Oklahoma State University
  • 18 years with GRDA as special projects director for GM
  • Former Senior Emerging Business Consultant with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells (1983-1986)
  • 23 years of service with GRDA

Mike Herron
Assistant General Manager of Engineering, System Operations and Reliability

Mike Herron

  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri (Rolla)
  • 37 years experience in electric utility industry

Dale Willis
Assistant General Manager of Transmission and Engineering

Dale Willis

  • 31 years of service with GRDA

Gretchen Zumwalt-Smith
General Counsel

Gretchen Zumwalt-Smith

  • Juris Doctorate from University of Oklahoma
  • Served ten years as assistant attorney general for State of Oklahoma
  • Ten years in private law practice in areas of securities and commercial litigation.
  • 5 years of service with GRDA