Officer Bio


Lori Wright, Vice President, Corporate Planning, Investor Relations and Treasurer, Great Plains Energy and KCP&L

Lori WrightLori Wright, Vice President, Corporate Planning, Investor Relations and Treasurer, is responsible for the Corporate Planning and Budget Process and Investor Relations.

Since joining the company in 2001, Ms. Wright has held several positions, including vice president, business planning; controller; and assistant controller.

She began her career with Continental National Bank of Illinois in Chicago. Her utility experience includes joining Iowa Electric Light & Power Company in 1986. She then held several accounting positions at Central & South West, a utility holding company. When it merged with American Electric Power, Ms. Wright was appointed director of Accounting and Reporting at the new company.

She has Bachelor and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Iowa, and she is a certified public accountant.

Ms. Wright is committed to our communities, having recently served on the boards for the Kansas City Chapter of the American Red Cross and Harvesters: the Community Food Network.