Board of Directors Bio

James A. Mitchell
Director since 2002

Mr. Mitchell is the Executive Fellow-Leadership, Center for Ethical Business Cultures (since 1999), a non-profit organization assisting business leaders in creating ethical and profitable cultures. He retired as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IDS Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of the American Express Company, in 1999. He also served on the board of Capella Education Company (1999-2009). Mr. Mitchell serves as a member of the Company’s Compensation and Development and Governance Committees. Mr. Mitchell is also a director of KCP&L and GMO (since 2002).