Officer Bio

Steven P. Busser, Vice President, Risk Management and Controller, Great Plains Energy and KCP&L

Steven P. BusserAs vice president, risk management and controller, Steve Busser has a broad background in utility accounting, finance, enterprise risk management, regulatory and support services.

Prior to joining the company in September 2014, Mr. Busser served as vice president - treasurer of El Paso Electric Co. in Texas. Additional positions held since joining that company in 2003 included assistant chief financial officer, vice president - regulatory affairs and chief risk officer. Prior to joining El Paso Electric, he was vice president - international controller for Affiliated Computer Services and National Processing Company. He also held several positions, including manager - assurance, with KPMG LLP.

A U.S. Army veteran and certified public accountant, Mr. Busser has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas at El Paso.

He is currently a participant in the KC Tomorrow Class 37. He also serves on the boards of the Bishop Sullivan Center and Guadalupe Centers, Inc. He has previously served on the boards of the United Way of El Paso County, the El Paso Catholic Diocese Foundation and the Leadership Curriculum Committee of the El Paso Chamber of Commerce.