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Board of Trustees Biographies:

Gale E. Klappa

Gale E. KlappaGale E. Klappa has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Energy Corporation – one of the nation’s premier energy companies – since May 2004. He also holds the same positions with Wisconsin Energy’s principal utility, WE Energies.  Mr. Klappa joined Wisconsin Energy Corporation in April 2003 as President.  He was elected to the company’s Board of Directors in December 2003.

Prior to joining Wisconsin Energy, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Southern Company in Atlanta, Ga.  

Mr. Klappa is a 1972 graduate cum laude of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications.

President & CEO

Dean & Executive Vice President