MANAGING DIRECTOR | TRANSMISSION SERVICES | MARIETTA, GEORGIA
Contact PAUL KELLY: PAUL.KELLY@GDSASSOCIATES.COM
Mr. Kelly is an energy consultant with 17 years of experience with electric and natural gas utilities, wholesale power markets and interstate pipelines. As a former executive from a combination electric and gas utility, he advises clients in the organized wholesale power markets and pre-RTO regions across the US with expertise in FERC and RTO/ISO policy, interconnection and transmission service, tariff administration, ratemaking, market operations and strategy, system planning and operations, compliance, state and federal regulation and energy policy.
Mr. Kelly began his career as an independent management consultant with a Fortune 500 energy holding company client. He consulted across a range of corporate support functions, FERC Order 888 implementation and issues including parent holding companies. While employed by NIPSCO, he held roles in strategy, regulatory policy, federal policy and as Vice President of Major Accounts. Mr. Kelly also served as the MISO Transmission Owners Vice Chairman where he represented over 30 transmission-owning companies collectively at FERC, MISO, PJM and SPP as part of the three-member leadership team.
- Bachelor of Science in Professional Accounting from Bob Jones University
- Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law
- CPA registered in State of Indiana