Jeannette Mills is TVA’s Executive Vice President and Chief External Relations Officer. She has over 30 years of commercial and regulatory experience in the energy and utilities sectors, with a strong track record of delivering high-quality customer service and driving economic development.
Mills leads TVA’s vision and execution for relationships with customers, communities, government officials, stakeholder groups and regional industry.
Mills also oversees TVA’s economic development activities and its role as regulator. She manages relationships with the 153 local power companies that distribute TVA energy, as well as its directly served industrial and institutional customers.
Mills’ vision is for TVA to have a proactive, collaborative presence in Tennessee Valley communities, working with local governments and stakeholder groups to serve the region side-by-side and pursue a better quality of life for all of its residents.
Mills started her career with Baltimore Gas and Electric and spent time in leadership roles at National Grid and as a commissioner for the Maryland Public Service Commission.